Hiring in Hawaii – HumaNature Studios

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This doesn’t happen very often. I actually double checked to make sure the location wasn’t an error when the job was posted! HumaNature Studios is looking for a Lead Prototype Simulation Engineer in……Lahaina, Hawaii! HumaNature Studios is a small, tight team led by long-time industry veteran Greg Johnson. They’ve specialized in quirky titles like Doki Doki Universe and Toe Jam & Earl Back … Read More

Job Lead Roundup – 05/27

We’ve got a long holiday weekend here in the States, which I’m sure many of you are using to find some new leads in your job search. There’s been a few high profile studio closures recently, with Wargaming Seattle and Raleigh’s Boss Key Productions both recently shuttering their doors. Those closures have hundreds of new people freshly looking for jobs, … Read More

Hiring in Toronto – Sago Mini

Interested in working on educational apps for kids? Check out Sago Mini, a developer located in Toronto. They’re currently looking for a few Unity Developers to help work on their series of apps set in Sago Mini World. The experience is not just virtual – they’ve also created awesome looking toys of some of their most popular characters. If you’re interested … Read More

Studio Closure – Boss Key Productions

There are no sure things in game development. Even projects and studios that seem to have everything going for them can ultimately unravel in this fickle industry. That situation became reality yesterday for Boss Key Productions, the studio behind LawBreakers and more recently Radical Heights. Boss Key was founded in Raleigh back in 2014 by Cliff Bleszinski, one of the game dev industry’s … Read More

Kongregate Opening New Studio in Montreal

Kongregate, the online gaming publisher and portal, is opening another North American studio in Montreal. This new studio is Kongregate’s fifth location. Its headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in Portland, San Diego, and Chicago. From their press release: “Kongregate joins many other major game publishers in Montreal, but the company sees a special collaboration opportunity with the vibrant … Read More

Layoffs – Daybreak Games

Rough news out of San Diego yesterday – Daybreak Games, developer of the battle royale title  H1Z1, went through a round of layoffs. The studio itself has not yet confirmed how many people were let go, but one source on social media who was among those affected posted that the number significant. Interestingly, the studio still has 30 jobs in San … Read More

City Page Updates – 04/25

Keeping the city page information current is important to us, and requires some diligence. The games industry is always changing and new companies are popping up all the time. There are also studio closures, team sizes expanding and contracting, new titles announced, office locations moved, and more – we like to keep all of that info as up to date … Read More

New Indie Studio in San Francisco – Final Final

A new indie studio is getting off the ground in San Francisco and they’re looking to hire an Art Director as a founding team member. My friends and I have started a small game studio, and we’re looking for an art director! Remote, full-time salaried position. All experience levels will be considered. Folks underrepresented in games encouraged to apply. RTs … Read More

Job Leads – Sarbakan, Rose City Games, Torn Banner Studios, and more

We’ve made quite a few updates recently, and we’ve spotted quite a few new job leads. First up, we added two new city lists – Québec City and Denver/Boulder. We came across many studios that were hiring as part of creating those lists, as well seeing some tips from various sources online. Sarbakan Sarbakan is located in Québec City and … Read More

New Studio List – Québec City

We’ve got a new list of studios for another Canadian city – Québec City! The capital city of the province of Québec is also home to a growing collection of game studios. While it doesn’t have quite as many studios as Montreal (located about 3 hours away), the studios it does have are impressive. Companies like Ubisoft, Activision (Beenox), and … Read More