Featured Studio – Level Ex

Looking to work on something a little different at your next role? How about building detailed medical games of extreme situations that are played by hundreds of thousands of doctors? If that sounds intriguing, you should check out Level Ex. The team is made up of veteran game devs who come from major development studios like LucasArts, Activision, EA, Telltale, … Read More

Job Leads – 11.25.18

It’s been an eventful few weeks in the games industry! Acquisitions, studio closures, new studios, hiring sprees….we’ve seen a bit of everything. We’re closing out this Thanksgiving weekend by collecting and sharing some of the more interesting stories from the last few weeks, especially the ones that might help you land your next job. Any big opportunities or stories that … Read More

New Studio in Portland – Ready At Dawn

Ready At Dawn has been making games in Irvine, CA for over 15 years. They’ve worked on major franchises like God of War, Daxter, and Okami, as well as their own original titles like The Order: 1886 and the Lone Echo series. This week, they released a major announcement about the future of their company – the opening of a second development studio in Portland, … Read More

Hiring in Cambridge – Zapdot

Zapdot is an independent developer based out of Cambridge, MA, and they’re looking to expand their team. Zapdot is available as a work-for-hire contractor who has worked on projects for studios like Owlchemy Labs, BBC America, and Dejobaan Games. Their recent job posts give some insight into the types of projects that new hires might be working on: “Our work … Read More

New Studio in Seattle – Monster Squad

There have been lots of stories about layoffs and studio closures lately, so it’s great to see some awesome news about a new studio opening up shop in Seattle! Monster Squad is officially in business and is made up of several veterans who played key roles on titles like Torchlight and Borderlands. The new team has set up shop in … Read More

Studio Closures and Other City List Updates

Studio Closures A couple of major announcements shook the games industry over the past couple of weeks. First it was announced that Orange County developer Carbine Studios was shutting its doors, and that 50 people would be losing their jobs. The developer was behind the MMO title WildStar, which will also be winding down in the coming weeks. Yesterday, more sad … Read More

Remote Producer Opportunity at Graffiti Games

We had a unique opportunity get posted on the site yesterday – a remote Producer position with Graffiti Games. Graffiti Games is an independent publisher that has people located in LA, Toronto, and Calgary, and they’re looking to grow the team with a person who can handle the organizational load from outside a typical office environment. Here’s a preview of the … Read More

Job Lead Updates – 08.26.18

We’ve got another week of data after running our studio job count tracker again on Friday. It’s interesting to look for trends as the numbers fluctuate. Many studios appear to be very methodical in their hiring process as their number of job postings has remain unchanged in over 2 months. It’s also fun to watch studios have their count drop … Read More

City Page Updates – More Studios

We’ve updated several of the city lists recently with studios we hadn’t been tracking. Some of these studios are brand new, and some just hadn’t been on our radar until now. Not surprisingly, it’s 3 of the cities with the most studios that are seeing their lists expand:  Montreal, Seattle, and San Francisco. Let’s take a quick look at each … Read More

Crystal Dynamics Expands With New Bellevue Studio

Crystal Dynamics, the venerable developer behind the Tomb Raider series, announced today that they are opening a separate studio in Bellevue, WA:  Crystal Northwest. The press release stated that the studio is officially open for business as of today: “Our new studio in the Seattle area is officially up and running as of today, and is a full-fledged extension of Crystal … Read More