Marie Dealessandri has joined Develop and its sister publication MCV as staff writer.
Dealessandri previously worked for the French news agency ADN Medias after graduating from Sorbonne University in 2012.
Her responsibilities will include coverage of job changes and recruitment news.
“Marie is already an experienced journalist with a keen interest in the video games industry,” said Develop editor James Batchelor.
“I look forward to working with her as she continues to hone her skills and contribute to the growing Develop team.”
MCV editor Christopher Dring added: “Marie is a bilingual journalist, with an impressive CV that includes radio, online and print journalism, and she’s worked in multiple countries.
"We’re lucky to have her on board.”