Upcoming Career Fair in Vancouver

If you’re going to be in or around Vancouver on April 14th, this looks like a must-attend event:  Vancouver Career Fair for VFX, Animation, Film & TV, and Video Games. Here’s the description from the event site: “This is Vancouver’s only recruiting event for the entire Digital Entertainment & Interactive (DE&I) industry. Companies, studios, and educators from VFX, Animation, Video Games, … Read More

Job Leads – Backflip Studios, Cold Iron Studios, Giant Sparrow, and more

It’s a busy time of year if you’re hiring in the games industry. GDC starts next week in San Francisco, so recruiters from all over the world will be descending on the Moscone Center to try and lure new candidates to their studios. If you’re even remotely nearby and can make the trek, it’s worth doing for even a day … Read More

Hiring in Champaign – Deep Silver Volition

Several new jobs posted by Deep Silver Volition yesterday! The developer behind Saints Row, Red Faction, and Agents of Mayhem is looking to fill several positions at its studio located about 2 hours south of Chicago. They’ve got 5 open positions right now, including 1 interesting role for a Junior Programmer who can step into an entry-level role and be mentored … Read More

New Studio List – Portland

Portland video game studios

We’ve put together a new list of studios for another city – Portland, Oregon! The overall number of studios is modest right now, but there are some high quality names in the list. Portland is situated just a few hours down the road from two mega game hubs – Vancouver and Seattle. If Portland can continue to grow the ranks … Read More

Recent Layoffs – Hangar 13, Gameloft New Orleans, Capcom Vancouver

There’s been an unfortunate run of layoffs and studio closures in the past few weeks. Life in the games industry is intensely competitive, and even seemingly successful studios are routinely caught up in these painful situations. Losing your job in a surprise situation like this can take an incredible toll on your family, finances, and emotional well-being, so best of … Read More

Featured Studio – PerBlue

PerBlue Offices

Looking to try something a little different in your career? Then take a look at PerBlue, an interesting independent mobile developer based out of Madison, WI. PerBlue began as a small startup at the height of the original mobile boom, and has carefully grown to a successful studio of over 40 people in the past decade. They’ve displayed a knack … Read More

Job Leads – adult swim games, Filament Games, Playwing, and more

It’s been a busy couple of weeks. The Olympics are officially in full swing, we just wrapped up Mardi Gras here in New Orleans, and new studios are posting jobs here on GameJobHunter. Lots of new jobs! Nexon OC Studio Nexon is in the process of “expanding aggressively” into Western markets, and they’re opening up a new studio in Irvine, … Read More

Hiring in Boston – Proletariat

Proletariat is an independent developer in the Boston area that’s made up of veterans of other Boston studios like Harmonix, Turbine, Media Molecule, and Insomniac. They got their start working on the mobile title World Zombination, and have since moved on to other unique titles built around the Twitch streaming platform. They’re currently looking to fill two key roles: VFX Artist The … Read More

Job Leads – Six Foot, Amazon Games, Kabam and More

Looks like recruiters everywhere are fully back in the swing of things after the holidays. Lots of new job activity out there right now! Take a look at some of the recent postings we’ve seen online in the past few days. I also want to thank the people that have been sending in tips about any studio information that needs … Read More

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