Entries in 'Recruitment' (104)

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
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
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
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

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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
The Division co-developer heads to Guildford to meet Lionhead staff

The Division co-developer heads to Guildford to meet Lionhead staff

Ubisoft is the latest publisher to head to Guildford to offer work to Lionhead staff.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2016 at 1:30PM in News
NCSoft's Carbine Studios axes nearly half of its workforce

NCSoft's Carbine Studios axes nearly half of its workforce

The developer behind MMO Wildstar is confirmed significant job losses at its studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2016 at 10:29AM in News

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Rovio Stockholm GM Oskar Burman quits

Rovio Stockholm GM Oskar Burman quits

Oskar Burman has stepped down from his position as GM of Rovio Stockholm.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 8th 2016 at 4:17PM in News
BioWare's Harris quits the games industry

BioWare's Harris quits the games industry

The editor for franchises including Dragon Age, Mass Effect, Guild Wars and Gears of War is to leave games development completely.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 8th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Riot's Brighton office is to close

Riot's Brighton office is to close

League of Legends developer Riot Games is closing the Brighton office it opened in 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
Former EA exec Frank Gibeau is the new Zynga CEO

Former EA exec Frank Gibeau is the new Zynga CEO

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus has been replaced by former EA exec Frank Gibeau.

by Caroline Hicks
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 10:10AM in News

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Mass Effect: Andromeda writer Schlerf joins Bungie

Mass Effect: Andromeda writer Schlerf joins Bungie

Chris Schlerf has announced that he has joined Destiny developer Bungie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Sony London boss and VR lead leaves studio

Sony London boss and VR lead leaves studio

The head of Sony’s virtual reality development is leaving the platform holder’s London studio.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2016 at 3:56PM in News
Gigantic could be in trouble as dev lays off a 'significant' number of staff

Gigantic could be in trouble as dev lays off a 'significant' number of staff

Motiga, the creator of MOBA Gigantic, has suffered yet another round of layoffs.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 10th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
Mad Catz to lay off 37% of staff

Mad Catz to lay off 37% of staff

Fears about the situation at Rock Band 4 co-publisher Mad Catz have been confirmed with news that over a third of the company’s workforce are losing their jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2016 at 10:08AM in News

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Mad Catz CEO, chairman and senior VP step down ahead of earnings report

Mad Catz CEO, chairman and senior VP step down ahead of earnings report

Rock Band 4 co-publisher Mad Catz has experienced a day of significant upheaval ahead of the publication of its latest financials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2016 at 10:15AM in News
Writer Gaider leaves BioWare after 17 years

Writer Gaider leaves BioWare after 17 years

The scribe behind some of BioWare’s biggest RPG success stories has left the company after nearly two decades.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 25th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider director joins Infinity Ward

Rise of the Tomb Raider director joins Infinity Ward

The director of Rise of the Tomb Raider has joined Call of Duty studio Infinity Ward.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 18th 2016 at 9:43AM in News
Leslie Benzies has officially left Rockstar

Leslie Benzies has officially left Rockstar

One of the key faces behind the Grand Theft Auto franchise and the boss of Rockstar North has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Julien Merceron joins Bandai Namco

Julien Merceron joins Bandai Namco

The former head of the Fox Engine at Konami has joined rival Japanese publisher and developer Bandai Namco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 22nd 2015 at 11:17AM in News
600 laid off at ZeniMax Galway since 2014

600 laid off at ZeniMax Galway since 2014

A former Bethesda employee, speaking to Develop on condition of anonymity has confirmed the rumoured closure of Zenimax Galway and revealing the full extent of the layoffs.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 21st 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Jo Bartlett has left Nintendo UK

Nintendo UK’s head of communications and partnerships Jo Bartlett has left the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 18th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
ZeniMax lays off 300 staff, report claims

ZeniMax lays off 300 staff, report claims

Roughly 300 employees from the Irish branch of ZeniMax Online Studios have apparently lost their jobs.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 18th 2015 at 1:57PM in News
Crystal Dynamics boss Darrell Gallagher quits

Crystal Dynamics boss Darrell Gallagher quits

The head of Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics is leaving the studio after ten years with the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2015 at 12:24PM in News