Entries in 'hires' (15)

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ESL adds high profile COO and VP of production

ESL has brought in two high profile executives to “ramp up production” in its ever expanding studios.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 30th 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Brad Muir leaves Double Fine to join Valve

Brad Muir leaves Double Fine to join Valve

Double Fine project lead Brad Muir has left the company to take on an unspecified role at Valve.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2015 at 5:18PM in News
Kellee Santiago leaves Ouya, joins Google Play Games

Kellee Santiago leaves Ouya, joins Google Play Games

Kellee Santiago will step down as Ouya's head of developer relations to join the Google Play Games team.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 8th 2015 at 8:16PM in News
Clint Hocking reunites with Ubisoft

Clint Hocking reunites with Ubisoft

Following his sudden exit from Amazon, Far Cry 2 creative director Clint Hocking has rejoined Ubisoft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2015 at 4:15AM in News

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Former Nintendo lead Howard Phillips joins casual game studio Gameduell

Former Nintendo lead Howard Phillips joins casual game studio Gameduell

Industry veteran Howard Phillips has joined casual game company Gameduell as its head of game design and user experience.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2015 at 3:43AM in News
Former EA executive Doug Bowser joins Nintendo

Former EA executive Doug Bowser joins Nintendo

Nintendo has announced the hire of ex-EA exec Doug Bowser, which at least superficially appears to be a match made in heaven.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 21st 2015 at 7:16AM in News
Mass Effect producer Casey Hudson joins Microsoft's HoloLens team

Mass Effect producer Casey Hudson joins Microsoft's HoloLens team

Ex-BioWare executive producer Casey Hudson has joined Microsoft Studios in the role of creative director.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 19th 2015 at 3:55AM in News
Unity hires Elizabeth Brown as chief people officer

Unity hires Elizabeth Brown as chief people officer

Unity has hired former Microsoft executive Elizabeth Brown as its chief people officer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2015 at 6:00AM in News

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Former Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo joins Unity

Former Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo joins Unity

World of Warcraft lead designer Rob Pardo has joined Unity in a creative advisor role for the game engine's community of developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:09AM in News
Destiny designer joins Bethesda

Destiny designer joins Bethesda

Destiny and Halo: Reach senior gameplay designer Josh Hamrick has announced his departure from Bungie to join Bethesda in an unspecified role.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 31st 2015 at 12:32AM in News
Robert Bowling joins Humble Bundle as creative director

Robert Bowling joins Humble Bundle as creative director

Fomer Infinity Ward creative strategist Robert Bowling has joined Humble Bundle as the company's new VP and creative director.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 5:12AM in News
Bigpoint hires former SOE, Zynga execs

Bigpoint hires former SOE, Zynga execs

Online games maker and distributor Bigpoint has added a pair of executives to help run its games operations.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 5th 2015 at 7:43PM in News

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Casey Lynch joins Square Enix as editorial director

Casey Lynch joins Square Enix as editorial director

Former Midnight City vice president Casey Lynch has announced his appointment at Square Enix as editorial director.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 6:05PM in News
Sega Europe names Jason Rice as new Director of Brand Licensing

Sega Europe names Jason Rice as new Director of Brand Licensing

Sega Europe has made its second major hire this week, appointing Jason Rice as the company's new Director of Brand Licensing.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 6th 2015 at 6:46PM in News
Borderlands 2 creative director joins Robot Entertainment

Borderlands 2 creative director joins Robot Entertainment

Orcs Must Die! developer Robot Entertainment has announced the hiring of former Borderlands 2 creative director and BioShock lead designer Paul Hellquist.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2015 at 12:33AM in News