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Jobs roundup: Mayor of London hires former UKIE exec

Jobs roundup: Mayor of London hires former UKIE exec It can be difficult keeping track of the various comings and goings in the games industry, which is why we compile them in semi-regular round-ups.Former UKIE exec hired by Mayor of LondonTheo Blackwell has been appointed as London's first ever chief digital officer.

Rod Humble takes the reins at TinyCo

Rod Humble takes the reins at TinyCo Rod Humble has taken over at Jam City's TinyCo, as reported by VentureBeat.The former CEO of Second Life maker Linden Labs and head of EA's Sims brand recently moved over from Jam City's other San Francisco-based studio to helm the team behind Avengers Academy, Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, and the recently released Futurama: World of Tomorrow.

DACA, immigrants and Jobs

What is interesting to me is that many of those angry with the deportation of illegal immigrants seem more upset to be losing what amounts to cheap labor than they are over the possibility of losing any possible illegal immigrants with a higher education that could be in jobs that earn higher than minimum wage.There are those who will attempt to abuse any system, including DACA, and have done so.

Devcom head of content leaves for Ludicious

Devcom head of content leaves for Ludicious Key is to focus on excellent content, provide meaningful business relationships and to celebrate game development and production as a challenging art, global culture and multi-dimensional craft".The announcement further establishes the Ludicious Festival within the international game developer community as an important platform where developers from around the world deepen their knowledge, grow meaningful industry relationships and get access to industry-contacts, via matchmaking, exhibiting and competitions.

Hear Rare, Playground Games, Creative Assembly and more discuss careers at EGX

Hear Rare, Playground Games, Creative Assembly and more discuss careers at EGX This year's schedule includes 50 big names from Rare, Playground Games, Square Enix, Yogscast, Unity, Pinewood and a whole host more.biz Career Fair and UKIE Career Bar are one of a series of events taking place for the games industry at EGX.

Twitch hires Rahim Attaba as director of commerce EMEA

Twitch hires Rahim Attaba as director of commerce EMEA Social video platform Twitch today announced that games industry veteran Rahim Attaba has joined as Director of Commerce in EMEA, reporting to VP of Game Commerce, Matt McCloskey.In addition, Rahim will use his extensive background in video game marketing to connect game publishers and developers with the Twitch platform to reach their audiences.

Naughty Dog's Bruce Straley leaves the studio

Naughty Dog's Bruce Straley leaves the studio On the official Naughty Dog blog today, Bruce Straley announced his departure from the studio.The work culture at Naughty Dog is about getting out of your seat and solving problems together.

“There will be hate you cannot control. In all honesty, it's defeating”

“There will be hate you cannot control. In all honesty, it's defeating” For Amy Graves, community manager at Square Enix, this can be the toughest part of the job - even it if is a minority of followers.However, there will be hate you cannot control, and in all honesty it's defeating.

Telltale Games appoints Pete Hawley new CEO

Telltale Games appoints Pete Hawley new CEO As reported by VentureBeat, the developer behind The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones adventure games will welcome Pete Hawley as its new chief executive.The appointment of Hawley means Telltale co-founder Dan Connors will be ending his second stint atop the studio.

"There's no better environment than AAA to develop your skills"

"There's no better environment than AAA to develop your skills" When starting out as a games developer, the prospect of independence and complete creative control is perhaps the most inviting one.But don't discount the advantages of working in AAA.

What Happened to the Tech Job Boom?

What Happened to the Tech Job Boom? Over that same 15-year period, the market value of the five largest tech companies grew from $1.Much has been said about the skills gap that tech firms cite as a limiting factor in hiring.

Madison Square Gardens hires Twitch VP as head of esports

Madison Square Gardens hires Twitch VP as head of esports One of the USA's biggest names in sports is making moves on the esports market with a significant hire.Across his new roles, he'll be in charge of developing media rights opportunities and creating live, ticketed events as Madison Square Gardens attempts to establish itself as an esports arena.