Entries in 'job' (130)

Layoffs at Sega Europe hit Sonic and mobile teams

Layoffs at Sega Europe hit Sonic and mobile teams

An unspecified number of job losses have hit Sega’s London-based European office.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
Maxis details the colossal job involved in taking SimCity offline

Maxis details the colossal job involved in taking SimCity offline

It has taken over half a year to successfully take SimCity offline, Maxis has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:37AM in News
Gree offers redundancy to 11% of workforce

Gree offers redundancy to 11% of workforce

Social gaming powerhouse Gree has revealed plans to offload 11 per cent of its 1,762-person strong global workforce.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 1:43PM in News
Job-hunting 19 year-old spends 2,000 hours creating epic Skyrim mod

Job-hunting 19 year-old spends 2,000 hours creating epic Skyrim mod

It’s certainly true that in today’s competitive jobs market you need to make yourself stand out if you wish to succeed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 3:05PM in News

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Batemen joins Green Man, top vacancies

MCV Jobs Weekly: Batemen joins Green Man, top vacancies

In MCV's weekly roundup of the latest personnel news and hottest job opportunities, Green Man Gaming hires Square's Bateman and we look at the best vacanices.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 5th 2013 at 5:00PM in News
400,000 retail jobs could be lost in next 5 years - analyst

400,000 retail jobs could be lost in next 5 years - analyst

The Centre for Retail Research has issued a grave warning for those working in UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
Job losses rock Trion Worlds

Job losses rock Trion Worlds

Defiance developer Trion Worlds has been hit by a "massive" round of layoffs.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 21st 2013 at 3:53PM in News
EA confirms restructuring job losses; Hundreds feared to have been cut

EA confirms restructuring job losses; Hundreds feared to have been cut

Publisher EA has confirmed an “an organisational restructure” that is feared to have led to hundreds of job losses.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2013 at 8:44PM in News

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Zynga cuts 30 more jobs, closes its Baltimore studio

Zynga cuts 30 more jobs, closes its Baltimore studio

The Pioneer Trail developer and Baltimore-based studio Zynga East has closed its doors.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Feb 26th 2013 at 2:59PM in News
Newell offers assurances as 25 - including Jason Holtman - leave Valve

Newell offers assurances as 25 - including Jason Holtman - leave Valve

Half-Life developer and Steam owner Valve last night laid off around 25 staff, chief amongst them being director of business development Jason Holtman.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 8:43AM in News
HMV cuts 190 jobs including Ian Kenyon, Ewan Pinder; Twitter account vents frustration

HMV cuts 190 jobs including Ian Kenyon, Ewan Pinder; Twitter account vents frustration

Around 60 staff at HMV have just been told that they have lost their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2013 at 2:15PM in News
200 jobs lost as Gameloft closes Indian studio

200 jobs lost as Gameloft closes Indian studio

In a surprise move, Gameloft has shut down its Hyderabad studio, resulting in a loss of around 200 jobs.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jan 30th 2013 at 9:56AM in News

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Major redundancies at Majesco UK - report

Major redundancies at Majesco UK - report

Zumba Fitness publisher Majesco has reportedly laid off a significant number of staff at its European HQ in Brompton.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2013 at 3:40PM in News
Job losses at Rift dev Trion Worlds

Job losses at Rift dev Trion Worlds

Around 40 jobs have been lost at Trion Worlds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2012 at 9:35AM in News
735 fresh job losses confirmed at Comet

735 fresh job losses confirmed at Comet

In the latest chapter of the on-going Comet administration process, the firm has confirmed that 735 additional employees have been made redundant.

on Nov 19th 2012 at 3:34PM in News
Hubertz quits as Bigpoint cuts 120 jobs

Hubertz quits as Bigpoint cuts 120 jobs

Heiko Hubertz has left his role as CEO as German online gaming giant Bigpoint cuts over 120 jobs.

by Seth Tipps
on Oct 24th 2012 at 9:21AM in News

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After stock uncertainty and headlines comes the real cost of Zynga's failure

After stock uncertainty and headlines comes the real cost of Zynga's failure

Social games publisher Zynga has closed 13 of its studios resulting in the losss of around 100 jobs.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 24th 2012 at 8:28AM in News
JOBS IN GAMES: What NOT to do in a job interview

JOBS IN GAMES: What NOT to do in a job interview

As our Jobs In Games special, in association with OPM, draws to a close, we turn our attention to the ever-intimidating job interview.

on Sep 28th 2012 at 11:45AM in News
Perlman remains OnLive CEO; Company debts had reached $30-40m

Perlman remains OnLive CEO; Company debts had reached $30-40m

Serving OnLive CEO Steve Perlman will hold onto his position at the company despite its recent collapse and rebirth.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2012 at 8:41AM in News
PopCap co-founder deflects job loss vitriol from EA

PopCap co-founder deflects job loss vitriol from EA

The co-founder of PopCap has insisted that the job losses at his studio would have been considerably worse if it did not have the backing of EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2012 at 1:30PM in News
Rumour vultures begin to circle Riccitiello

Rumour vultures begin to circle Riccitiello

The insatiable online rumour mill is once again questioning the viability of John Riccitiello’s position at the top of EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2012 at 10:13AM in News
Pachter: Riccitiello fears for his job

Pachter: Riccitiello fears for his job

EA president John Riccitiello is worried he is at risk of losing his job over the publisher’s falling stock, according to US analyst Michael Pachter.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Jul 11th 2012 at 9:45AM in News
Nokia slashes a further 10,000 jobs

Nokia slashes a further 10,000 jobs

Finnish mobile phone company Nokia has announced a fresh round of redundancies with some 10,000 workers facing the sack.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2012 at 3:13PM in News
26 jobs lost at Operation Raccoon City dev

26 jobs lost at Operation Raccoon City dev

Slant Six has announced that 26 employees at the studio have been given a choice between a temporary layoff and a severance package, as the developer seeks to cut costs ...

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 12th 2012 at 10:15AM in News
UFC licence switch leads to San Diego studio job losses

UFC licence switch leads to San Diego studio job losses

THQ laid off the entire staff of its San Diego office today.

by Seth Tipps
on Jun 5th 2012 at 12:49PM in News