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Gina Jackson appointed head of games at The Imaginarium Studios

Gina Jackson has been appointed head of games at UK production company The Imaginarium Studios. The newly created role will see the company bringing its expertise in performance capture, VFX and real-time animation to the games industry. Jackson was previously managing director at NextGen Skills Academy, where she worked for …

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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. A while back, I was ready to pony up close to 30k for three years of heavy drinking and occasionally studying (if …

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Sega Europe’s Amanda Farr joins Xbox UK

Sega’s European marketing director Amanda Farr is moving to Xbox UK. Farr will be serving as head of Xbox content and services in the UK from March 2nd, and will be reporting to Xbox UK director of marketing Harvey Eagle. In this role she will be overseeing the management of …

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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. As a part of MCV’s on-going jobs coverage, we speak to recruitment agencies and people from around the industry to get their tips on getting ahead in games. Writing the perfect CV The first step …

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APPOINTMENTS: Fresh changes at Nintendo UK

There have been a number of changes in Nintendo’s UK team. Social media and community manager Jonathan Town and product manager Vanisha Kavia are leaving Nintendo UK this January. We are sorry to see Jonathan and Vanisha leave the Nintendo family, they have both been valuable members of the UK …

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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. Here he tells us about his first steps into the games industry, and what he has learnt since he joined the charity last year. GamesAid is a fantastic organisation that seeks to harness the …

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New Year, New Job: Why you should move overseas for work

Last year, QA specialist Justin Cutress moved from the UK to the Czech Republic so he could work at start-up mobile game company Cashplay. Here he tells us why you should move abroad for work if the chance arises. Having already spent over six years within games QA, whether that …

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New Year, New Job: How to get a job in marketing

Katy Ellis, account executive at experiential marketing firm Amplify, shares her journey through the games industry and offers her tips for applying for jobs. How would you summarise your role? Working in an account team at Amplify is all about bringing brands to life and turning consumers into fans through …

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New Year, New Job: Five common job interview mistakes

Lis Naylor, MD of recruitment firm Lis Welsh, tells us what the biggest interview pitfalls job hunters face and how they can be avoided. 1. A lack of interview preparation – know your target. a. Always know who the key decision makers are in the company and in particular for …

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New Year, New Job: How to become a community manager

Capcom UK’s social and community manager Neil Gorton tells us how producing videos on YouTube helped him get his job today and what challenges his role involves. How would you summarise your role? As social and community manager for Capcom UK I’m in charge of creating community-focused content, as well …

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