Game Careers was thrilled to chat with game designer and producer Robin Hunicke, perhaps best known for her role as executive producer on blockbuster PSN game Journey. Her game titles include family-friendly franchises like The Sims2, MySims, whimsical online game Glitch and Steven Spielberg’s Boom Blox for Nintendo Wii. She is currently co-founder of the [...]
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Game Careers recently had the chance to speak with Susan Gold, professor of game design at Full Sail University and president of the Global Game Jam. Susan joined the faculty of Full Sail University’s Graduate in 2009, after founding the annual Global Game Jam, an experiment in creativity and innovation in game development. With more [...]
Will you be at Game Developer Conference in San Francisco this year? It is not long now. Can Game Careers interview you in San Francisco for this leading career site? Join the likes of David Helgasson (CEO, Unity), Dan Pinchbeck (Creative Director, thechineseroom), Dave Ranyard (Studio Director, SCEE), Nils Holger-Henning (CCO, Bigpoint), Ana Kronschnabl (CEO, [...]
Dr. Jo Twist, CEO of games trade body UKIE, met David Smith from Game Careers during the Develop conference in Brighton. A former journalist and content commissioner with the BBC and Channel 4, she was headhunted for this role. She tells Game Careers about the importance of UKIE for all in the games sector. Her [...]
Gina Jackson, CEO of Women in Games Jobs, met David Smith from Game Careers during the Develop conference in Brighton. A 20 year veteran of the games industry with companies like Ocean Software, Eidos and Nokia, she tells Game Careers about why the games industry offers a great career for women. “I really hope that [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
All the team from Game Careers and international games recruiter, Interactive Selection, will be at Develop Conference in Brighton, UK on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 July 2012. We will be interviewing all the games industry leaders for future broadcast on this site. If you would like to meet up with David Smith, Adrian Garrick, Cassandra Donnelly, [...]
Matthias Hellmund, Head of Mobile Development for Exozet Games in Berlin (Germany) talks to David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at GDC Europe. Matthias studied Media and Computer Science at Hochschule Furtwangen University (Germany) with stopovers in Tampere (Finland), San Francisco and Berlin. Today, he leads the mobile unit of Exozet games, creating award-winning [...]