Friday Wrap-up – Job Leads From This Week

Hey, everyone. The week is winding down, but there was a whole lot of job posting and sharing going on this week. If you’re in the midst of a job hunt right now, hopefully you found a lot of interesting leads! If you didn’t stumble across anything new, we’ll try to catch you up with some that came across our … Read More

Hiring in Austin – Armature Studio

Armature Studio is an independent developer in Austin, TX, and they’re hiring for several positions right now. Armature has been around since 2008 and was founded by several of the key members of the Metroid Prime series. Over the years, they’ve grown to over 40 employees while helping on major franchises like Borderlands, Metal Gear Solid, ReCore, and more. They’ve also moved into VR … Read More

Job Leads – Take-Two Internships, Schell Games, Ndemic and More

Happy New Year! Things have been pretty quiet for the past few weeks as studios have slowed down for the holiday season, but things should be picking back up this week as everyone gets back to the office. Look for new job posts to start picking back up as companies start to put their 2018 hiring plans in motion. It … Read More

Job Leads – PerBlue, Niantic, Pixelberry, and More

Happy Friday! If you were job hunting this week, hopefully you uncovered some interesting leads. We spotted several new openings ourselves, so we’ve collected all of those to share with you here. PerBlue The Madison-based developer of RPG & Strategy games posted several new jobs with us. They’re looking for a few Developers as well as some Data Analysts. Tilting … Read More

City List Additions – PUBG Corporation & Improbable

I made some unique updates to a few city lists today, and now have PUBG Corporation and Improbable tracked in our lists. What was unique about the updates? Both companies actually have 2 locations, so I ended up with 4 city lists that were updated – Los Angeles (Santa Monica), Washington DC, San Francisco, and Madison. Read on for details … Read More

Squanch Games Rebrands

Squanch Games Jobs

The studio formerly known as Squanchtendo announced on their blog that they have rebranded as Squanch Games. The rebrand was prompted by the studio noticing, as they put it: “We recently discovered a video game related company with a similar name to our former name.” It’s a mystery who they could be referring to, but probably a smart preemptive move. … Read More

Spotted – Jobs at Arkane Studios Austin

Arkane Studios, the team behind the Dishonored series, is hiring for several spots at its Austin location. I spotted this one on Twitter yesterday – it looks like Harvey Smith is back in Austin after a multi-year stint at the Arkane studio in Lyon. It also looks like he’s now helping the studio build out a team for an unannounced new … Read More

Featured Studio – A Thinking Ape

Photo courtesy of Techvibes and A Thinking Ape

Vancouver-based developer A Thinking Ape was founded in 2008 with the goal of working on a messaging platform, but they’ve morphed into a premier mobile developer with a penchant for building communities around their games. They’ve inhabited a variety of homes over the years, and they’ve recently settled into a beautiful space in the downtown core of Vancouver. The modern, … Read More

Reports of Gazillion Shutting Down

The rumors that are piling up about Gazillion closing before Thanksgiving should serve as a sobering reminder that layoffs in the games industry can come at any time. It’s a particularly tough time to have to begin a job search, as the teams involved in hiring at other studios start to have spotty availability during the holidays. To all of … Read More

New Office for Relic Coming in 2019

Spotted this on Twitter earlier today from the Relic Twitter feed: We’re crossing the creek in 2019! See you soon, Mount Pleasant! (@vancitybuzz / #vancouver) — Relic Entertainment (@relicgames) November 21, 2017 Exciting news for the Relic team! As covered by Urbanized, Relic will be moving into a shiny new headquarters in Vancouver in early 2019. The new … Read More