Latest Interactive Jobs

Meet Robin Hunicke, Executive Producer on Journey and Co-Founder, Funomena

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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Meet Susan Gold, Founder of Global Game Jam – the world’s largest hackathon focused on game development.

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 [...]

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Jo Twist, CEO of games trade body UKIE speaks of thriving UK industry and advises on talent development.

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 [...]

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Gina Jackson, CEO of Women in Games Jobs speaks of exciting careers for women in the games industry.

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 [...]

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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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Matthias Hellmund, Head of Mobile Development for Exozet Games, talks to Game Careers

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 [...]

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John Mamais, Executive Producer at Polish studio CD Projekt RED talks to Games Careers

John Mamais, Executive Producer at Polish developer CD Projekt RED talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at GDC Europe in Cologne, Germany. John started his career in games as a production assistant with Activision about 15 years ago, and worked at Virgin Sound and Vision, Digital Domain, Vivendi, and Acony before [...]

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Chee Ming Wong, Creative Director for Opus Artz in London talks to Game Careers at Gamescom

Chee Ming Wong, the Creative Director at Opus Artz has over 12 years of creative visualization and design experience, working with a diverse range of game & animation developers worldwide such as Visceral Games, Sucker Punch productions, 2K Marin & 2K Australia. His roles include being the External Creative Director on The Edge of Twilight, Art Consultant [...]

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Tim Closs, CTO at Ideaworks3D in London talks to Game Careers at Develop in Brighton

Tim Closs, the Chief Technical Officer at Ideaworks3D in Notting Hill, London talks to David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at Develop in Brighton. Ideaworks3D Ltd is a leading developer of mobile games and mobile applications technology. Tim had several 8-bit games published whilst still at school. He gained a Maths degree at Cambridge [...]

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