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

Job Leads – Job Counts for San Francisco

New studio job counts by city were updated on Friday! We’re now officially tracking jobs for San Francisco, which was the final city that we were still missing. Now that we’ve got the counts for the Bay Area, we can start to compare job totals across all of our North American cities. We plan on sharing trends as we collect … Read More

New Feature – Studio Job Counts

If you’ve been looking at any of the City Studio Lists lately, you might have noticed a new column popping up over the past few weeks. We’ve introduced a new feature that allows us to keep track of the actual number of open jobs at studios across each city. The current plan is to check weekly to and update the … Read More

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