Entries in 'appointments' (127)

Destructoid disbands UK team

Destructoid disbands UK team

Consumer games site Destructoid has let its three UK writers go.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:48PM in News
Peter Vesterbacka leaves Rovio

Peter Vesterbacka leaves Rovio

Angry Birds developer Rovio has taken another big hit, as long-time ‘brand ambassador’ and executive Peter Vesterbacka has announced his departure from the company.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:31PM in News
Chris Smith and Paul Andrews step down from Retro Computers

Chris Smith and Paul Andrews step down from Retro Computers

Two of the directors of Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega Plus firm Retro Computers have resigned.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 21st 2016 at 10:19AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Premier appoints new senior publicist

MCV Jobs Weekly: Premier appoints new senior publicist

Bradley makes the leap to PR, Supermassive Games strengthens its VR team and Wargaming hires a new head of marketing.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 20th 2016 at 11:52AM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

Etemad and Jago join Microsoft, Sumo hires Lionhead art director and KamaGames opens a UK office.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:54AM in News
Women in Games appoints new CEO

Women in Games appoints new CEO

The not-for-profit organisation Women in Games has hired Marie-Claire Isaaman as its new CEO.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 31st 2016 at 3:20PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Twitch recruits events marketing chief

MCV Jobs Weekly: Twitch recruits events marketing chief

Christou arrives from Premier, Green Man Gaming welcomes new comms boss and Judge joins IGN.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 26th 2016 at 10:32AM in News
Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

1,850 jobs are to be cut as part of Microsoft’s ending of its $7.2bn Nokia adventure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:25PM in News

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Ubisoft UK promotes key PR and marketing staff

Ubisoft UK promotes key PR and marketing staff

The Division publisher has announced four promotions within its UK marketing team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on May 23rd 2016 at 3:30PM in News
Sumo Digital snaps up ex-Lionhead art director

Sumo Digital snaps up ex-Lionhead art director

Sumo Digital’s Nottingham offices have picked up the former art director for deceased developer Lionhead.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 23rd 2016 at 10:04AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: New biz dev manager for Curve

MCV Jobs Weekly: New biz dev manager for Curve

Vega joins from PlayJam, Innogames hires head of PR and Climax scores new art director.

on May 13th 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Fitbit exec becomes new Oculus COO

Oculus has a new chief operating officer in the form of former Fitbit COO Hans Hartmann.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 5th 2016 at 4:14PM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: New marketing exec for Koei Tecmo

MCV Jobs Weekly: New marketing exec for Koei Tecmo

Nathan Mills joins from Stature PR, IGN's Daniel Krupa is promoted to UK managing editor and GameSpot appoints a new video producer.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 28th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
The games industry employs fewer women than any other creative sector

The games industry employs fewer women than any other creative sector

The UK games industry is lagging behind other creative sectors when it comes to female employment rates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2016 at 12:59PM in News
Industry vet Adam Roberts returns at Pole To Win

Industry vet Adam Roberts returns at Pole To Win

Former Vivendi, D3P and THQ exec Adam Roberts is back in the games industry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Platinum Games president Tatsuya Minami steps down, report claims

Platinum Games president Tatsuya Minami steps down, report claims

Reports in the Japanese press suggest that Tatsuya Minami, the president of developer Platinum Games, has stepped down from his role and currently left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:02AM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: New editor for eSports Pro

MCV Jobs Weekly: New editor for eSports Pro

Mike Stubbs replaces Chris Higgins as editor of eSports Pro, Alex Verrey launches Big Boy PR and ERA appoints a new director of marketing and communications. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 14th 2016 at 10:25AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

MCV Jobs Weekly: UKIE appoints new research analyst

Luke Hebblethwaite replaces Renevey, GMG hires new EVP of marketing and Nintendo boosts PR and marketing team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 8th 2016 at 9:57AM in News
Capcom designer makes jump to SNK ahead of King of Fighters return

Capcom designer makes jump to SNK ahead of King of Fighters return

Long-term Street Fighter designer Hidetoshi ‘Neo G’ Ishizawa has joined rival fighting game developer SNK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2016 at 12:55PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Justin Towell departs GamesRadar+

MCV Jobs Weekly: Justin Towell departs GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+'s reviews editor is now self-employed, EA names Laura Miele as EVP of global publishing and IO poaches Ubisoft director Ryan Barnard.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 1st 2016 at 10:14AM in News
EA promotes Laura Miele to EVP of global publishing

EA promotes Laura Miele to EVP of global publishing

FIFA publisher EA has announced that Laura Miele is joining its executive leadership team next month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 24th 2016 at 5:12PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: The Pokémon Company evolves its PR team

MCV Jobs Weekly: The Pokémon Company evolves its PR team

The Pokémon Company strengthens its PR team, Sumo hires Karl Hilton to run its new studio and Future announces two appointments to its commercial and sales team.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

Sony has shut down Driveclub developer Evolution

The creator of MotorStorm and Driveclub has closed its doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 3:17PM in News
Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

Big job losses at Scribblenauts studio 5th Cell

5th Cell, creator of the Scribblenauts series has been forced to cut a number of positions.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 22nd 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Division director Barnard joins Hitman dev IO

Division director Barnard joins Hitman dev IO

Ryan Barnard, the game director of Ubisoft’s most recent smash hit The Division, has departed the company and moved to the makers of Hitman, IO Interactive.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 18th 2016 at 2:32PM in News