Entries in 'Recruitment' (64)

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

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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
Gree shuts down its Vancouver studio

Gree shuts down its Vancouver studio

Japanese gaming firm Gree International has shut down its studio in Vancouver, Canada, laying off all staff and discontinuing development on all of the team’s projects.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 13th 2015 at 3:21PM in News

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Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Former Epic boss Capps joins Unity as advisor

Mike Capps, the former president of Unreal Engine creator Epic Games, has joined Unity Technologies.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 8th 2015 at 12:39PM in News
Zynga to shed 18% of workforce

Zynga to shed 18% of workforce

Zynga is set to lay off 364 staff as part of its plans to stem its losses and move back into profit.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 7th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
Club Penguin staff cut by Disney

Club Penguin staff cut by Disney

A series of job cuts has been made throughout Disney Interactive, specifically the team behind kids games platform Club Penguin.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:42PM in News
DeNA cuts jobs at North American studios

DeNA cuts jobs at North American studios

Japanese publisher DeNA has laid of an unspecified but reportedly significant number of employees in the US.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 13th 2015 at 11:34AM in News

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Ubisoft reshuffles UK PR team - Petrullo leaves, McGarry joins

Ubisoft reshuffles UK PR team - Petrullo leaves, McGarry joins

There have been some major changes at Ubisoft’s UK PR team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:56AM in News
Rod Cousens leaves Codemasters, becomes new Jagex CEO

Rod Cousens leaves Codemasters, becomes new Jagex CEO

UK games industry stalwart Rod Cousens has left Codemasters and taken the job of CEO at Jagex.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 2:14PM in News
55 jobs lost at Driveclub dev Evolution, report says

55 jobs lost at Driveclub dev Evolution, report says

Driveclub developer Evolution could be about to lose half of its staff.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2015 at 2:44PM in News
Ubisoft opens new Customer Relationship Centre in Newcastle

Ubisoft opens new Customer Relationship Centre in Newcastle

Newcastle is the host of a new Ubisoft office, which opens today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2015 at 2:58PM in News

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OPM latest firm to partner with MCV Awards 2015

OPM latest firm to partner with MCV Awards 2015

Recruitment partner OPM has signed on as Gift Partner for this year's MCV Awards.

on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:49PM in News
Simon Byron joins Curve Digital as publishing director

Simon Byron joins Curve Digital as publishing director

Premier PR’s Simon Byron is leaving the company to make the jump into publishing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 11:05AM in News
Layoffs hit Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as SOE)

Layoffs hit Daybreak Game Company (formerly known as SOE)

Rebranded developer Daybreak Game Company has cjob losses at its San Diego and Austin studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 9:33AM in News
Head video games buyer leaves Amazon

Head video games buyer leaves Amazon

Amazon UK's category leader for video games and software, Ketu Patel, has left the etailer.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 10th 2015 at 2:42PM in News
New Year, New Job: Building your CV with experience from around the industry

New Year, New Job: Building your CV with experience from around the industry

Cryss Leonhart, community manager at online game company Aeria Games Europe, tells us the lessons he has learnt moving from journalism to indie development, and eventually, community management. 

on Jan 27th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
New Year, New Job: Recruitment tips from around the industry

New Year, New Job: Recruitment tips from around the industry

It’s a New Year, and it could well be a new start for your career.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 1:00PM in News
APPOINTMENTS: Fresh changes at Nintendo UK

APPOINTMENTS: Fresh changes at Nintendo UK

There have been a number of changes in Nintendo's UK team. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:46AM in News
56% of the UK games industry work more than 41 hours a week

56% of the UK games industry work more than 41 hours a week

It’s official. The UK games industry is full of workaholics.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 10:30AM in News
New Year, New Job: Why work experience is a great start in the industry

New Year, New Job: Why work experience is a great start in the industry

Alex Gouldman's time as an intern for industry charity GamesAid is shortly coming to a close.

on Jan 22nd 2015 at 1:00PM in News