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

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

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

New Studio List – Madison

Madison video game companies

We just published a new studio list – Madison, Wisconsin! This is one we probably should have added a long time ago. I ended up reconnecting with an old coworker yesterday who started a company called Lost Boys Interactive in Madison, and he reminded me how much development was happening in the city. It’s not a huge list of developers, … Read More

Play This – Super Fancy Pants Adventure

Super Fancy Pants Adventure Screenshot

I want to briefly interrupt your job search to bring you a game recommendation. We don’t typically do this on GameJobHunter, but I’m making an exception here. If you didn’t know this already, we’re located in New Orleans, which is also where Super Fancy Pants Adventure was developed by Brad Borne. I met Brad several years ago at one of … Read More

Game Jobs – Giant Enemy Crab

Giant Enemy Crab is a growing indie startup in Seattle, and they’re working on a tactical SWAT-style shooter called Due Process. They’re looking to fill a couple of key positions on the team, so this could be your chance to get in early with an exciting new team working on a buzzy new title. Technical Producer “We’re looking for a full-time … Read More

How To Sell Candidates on Your Studio

I saw a tweet recently from one of the companies on our LA dev list, Sony Santa Monica, saying that they were in the process of moving to a new studio: We are MOVING this Summer to a new studio, here is your first peek (we will still be Santa Monica Studio!) — Santa Monica Studio (@SonySantaMonica) January 29, … Read More

Retro Studios is Hiring Developers

We have a good friend working at Retro Studios in Austin, and he let us know that they are in the process of trying to fill several engineering positions. He is directly involved with trying to fill three Tools Engineer spots, so we’re doing what we can to help spread the word. Here are the links to those three openings: … Read More

Zynga Opening Orlando Studio

Zynga Orlando is now officially a thing. Ian Cummings is Director of Design at the new location, and has confirmed that the studio is open and hiring. No word yet on what titles they’ll be working on, but they do already have a few open positions listed on the Zynga site: Software Engineer Product Manager This is potentially a very … Read More