Latest Interactive Jobs

Chris Schmitz, Head of Production at Ubisoft Blue Byte talks to Game Careers at gamescom

Christopher Schmitz, Head of Production at Ubisoft Blue Byte talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at gamescom in Cologne. Chris joined the games industry almost 20 years ago. After many years in localization and programming, he finally turned towards producing in 2001. Christopher joined Blue Byte in 2007 as Executive Producer for the Anno [...]

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UK Game Developers trade association, TIGA, has most successful jobs board for game developers.

A new jobs board was launched as part of the new web site for the UK Game Developers trade association, TIGA at the start of 2012. Built on the engine of DS Interactive Ltd’s very own Games Job Board the site boasts hundreds of senior level and mid level games industry jobs in the UK, China, [...]

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Jon Hare of Sensible Software gives Game Careers a games designer masterclass.

Jon Hare – founder of Sensible Software, one of the most successful European games development companies of the late 1980s and 1990s spoke to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers in Lyon. His advice on working in the games industry as a games designer: “You need to understand what the industry is, and [...]

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Livingstone Hope Report Next Gen from NESTA featured on Newsnight 10 October

A report by Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC Technology correspondent on the UK Education system and whether it is failing the Games and Special effects industries. Newsnight ran this report on 10 October 2011. See the full video report that follows:

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Oskar Guilbert, CEO of French Game Developer DONTNOD Entertainment, talks to Game Careers

Oskar Guilbert, Chief Executive and Founding Partner of DONTNOD Entertainment in Paris, talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at GDC Europe. Oskar, the former Head of Developer Relations at Criterion Software, founded DONTNOD Entertainment with world-renowned art director Aleksi Briclot and award-winning science fiction author Alain Damasio in 2008. The independent, Paris-based [...]

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Saint John Walker of Games Skills Council, Skillset talks to Game Careers

Saint John Walker talks to David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at the Develop Conference in Brighton. Saint is the Computer Games, Animation and Facilities Manager at Skillset, a government agency that wants to improve skills in the creative media sector. He has been brokering new animation and computer games talent at the interface of education [...]

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Jasmin Orthbandt of Pixeltamer.net & Chawa Chawa talks to Games Careers at gamescom

Jasmin Orthbandt talks to David Smith of Game Careersand Interactive Selection at gamescom in Cologne. Jasmin is the Founder & CTO of ChawaChawa.org, and Founder and CEO of Pixeltamer.net. She is in charge of Communication, Management & New Business Development for Pixeltamer.net in Berlin. Well respected in her games programming field, she presented to the award the winner of [...]

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Ilkka Paananen, CEO of Finnish nextgen Mobile developer Supercell talks to Game Careers

Ilkka Paananen, CEO of Supercell in Helsinki,  talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at Develop in Brighton. Ilkka has more than ten years of experience in start-ups, managing growth and international expansion, as well as fund raising and exits. He was the founding CEO of Sumea, and grew it become one of [...]

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Patrick O’Luanaigh, CEO of UK online developer nDreams talks to Game Careers at Develop

Patrick O’Luanaigh, CEO of nDreams in Guildford talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers in Brighton.  nDreams is an independent developer/publisher specialising in innovative online games. Previously Patrick was Creative Director at SCi and Eidos, where he was responsible for the design and gameplay of all projects, and formerly Head of External Development at Codemasters. [...]

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Ella Romanos, MD of Online and Mobile developer Remode Studios with Game Careers

Ella Romanos,  MD and co-owner of Remode, an interactive production and game development studio in the UK, talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers in Brighton.  Remode create their own original games and also work with clients and partners to deliver interactive content across web, mobile and gaming platforms. Remode’s debut game, Mole Control, was [...]

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