Entries in 'Recruitment' (107)

Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Nintendo UK’s head of communications and partnerships Jo Bartlett has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
ZeniMax lays off 300 staff, report claims

ZeniMax lays off 300 staff, report claims

Roughly 300 employees from the Irish branch of ZeniMax Online Studios have apparently lost their jobs.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 18th 2015 at 1:57PM in News
Crystal Dynamics boss Darrell Gallagher quits

Crystal Dynamics boss Darrell Gallagher quits

The head of Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics is leaving the studio after ten years with the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2015 at 12:24PM in News
Rovio names new CEO as Rantala steps down

Rovio names new CEO as Rantala steps down

Rovio has revealed that its CEO Pekka Rantala will be stepping down from his role.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:16AM in News

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Zynga's Chiang joins Warner to oversee game development

Zynga's Chiang joins Warner to oversee game development

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment has hired long-running games exec Steven Chiang to take responsibility for its games development ventures.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 18th 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Mind Candy closes Brighton office

Mind Candy closes Brighton office

Moshi Monsters developer Mind Candy has closed its Brighton office.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2015 at 2:26PM in News
Former Joystiq writer Sliwinski joins Bithell Games

Former Joystiq writer Sliwinski joins Bithell Games

Prominent independent developer Mike Bithell has hired a chief operating officer to help run his company, Bithell Games.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 10th 2015 at 10:25AM in News
Avalanche Studios suffers layoffs ahead of Just Cause 3 launch

Avalanche Studios suffers layoffs ahead of Just Cause 3 launch

Just Cause and Mad Max developer Avalanche Studios has laid off a number of employees at its New York and Stockholm offices.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 1:44PM in News

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MD Mick Morris leaves Audiomotion after 17 years

MD Mick Morris leaves Audiomotion after 17 years

Audiomotion MD Mick Morris has left the company after 17 years to pursue a “new and fresh challenge”.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 12:50PM in News
Testronic has a new CEO

Testronic has a new CEO

QA and localisation firm Testronic Laboratories has hired Brett Morris as its new chief exec.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 16th 2015 at 1:35PM in News
Unity to up its headcount by 500 before the end of the year

Unity to up its headcount by 500 before the end of the year

Unity's business is changing, and to support this the company has embarked on a mass recruitment drive.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 9th 2015 at 10:49AM in News
200 jobs under threat at Sega

200 jobs under threat at Sega

Sega is set to offer 200 employees ‘voluntary retirement’ as it aims to improve profitability.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 30th 2015 at 11:13AM in News

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Guild Wars 2 lead designer joins Amazon Game Studios

Guild Wars 2 lead designer joins Amazon Game Studios

The lead designer of Guild Wars 2 is the latest addition to Amazon’s games development arm.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 29th 2015 at 1:40PM in News
Maxis boss Lucy Bradshaw is leaving EA

Maxis boss Lucy Bradshaw is leaving EA

The boss of whatever is left of Maxis, Lucy Bradshaw, is leaving EA after 23 years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2015 at 10:05AM in News
Mass Effect writer Drew Karpyshyn returns to BioWare

Mass Effect writer Drew Karpyshyn returns to BioWare

Mass Effect series writer Drew Karpyshyn has returned to BioWare three and a half years after leaving the studio.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 21st 2015 at 11:01AM in News
Reports claim Konami's Fox Engine boss has left

Reports claim Konami's Fox Engine boss has left

Konami’s worldwide technology director Julien Merceron has reportedly left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2015 at 10:45AM in News

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Creative director Gary Carr has left Lionhead

Creative director Gary Carr has left Lionhead

Long-term employee Gary Carr has departed Microsoft-owned UK studio Lionhead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2015 at 12:26PM in News
Gameloft Tokyo hit by layoffs

Gameloft Tokyo hit by layoffs

Scores of developers have reportedly been laid off at Gameloft Tokyo.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 7th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
More job losses at Rovio as 260 positions are axed

More job losses at Rovio as 260 positions are axed

Rovio will lay off up to 260 staff as it aims to completely restructure the firm and reinvigorate its falling revenues.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 26th 2015 at 11:51AM in News
Smedley leaves Daybreak for good

Smedley leaves Daybreak for good

John Smedley has left the studio formerly known as Sony Online Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2015 at 11:32AM in News
Two more join Hocking in Amazon Game Studios exit

Two more join Hocking in Amazon Game Studios exit

Clint Hocking isn’t the only high-profile member of Amazon Game Studios to leave the developer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 3:12PM in News
Former EA exec Frank Gibeau joins Zynga

Former EA exec Frank Gibeau joins Zynga

Frank Gibeau, an EA veteran of nearly 25 years, has joined mobile gaming company Zynga.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 7th 2015 at 1:33PM in News
More jobs go at Eutechnyx as 22 head to ZeroLight

More jobs go at Eutechnyx as 22 head to ZeroLight

Auto Club Revolution developer Eutechnyx has lost more staff to its sister firm ZeroLight as the studio continues to restructure.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 24th 2015 at 10:57AM in News
Takeda more likely to land Nintendo top job than Miyamoto, analysts believe

Takeda more likely to land Nintendo top job than Miyamoto, analysts believe

Analysts believe that Genyo Takeda is the man most likely to be named as the new president of Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2015 at 11:02AM in News
Remedy Entertainment CEO Myllyrinne quits studio

Remedy Entertainment CEO Myllyrinne quits studio

The CEO of Quantum Break developer Remedy Entertainment has left after 15 years with the company.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:25PM in News