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Hitman art director joins Playground Games

Hitman art director joins Playground Games The art director behind Square Enix's episodic Hitman outing has returned to the UK and joined Playground Games.Announcing his appointment via LinkedIn, Jonathan Rowe will serve as art director for the Leamington-based studio's newest project: a open-world, non-racing, new IP - something very different to the Forza Horizon series the studio is best known for.

Exient lays off 60% of Leamington staff

Exient lays off 60% of Leamington staff Initial sources claimed as much as 80% of the firm's workforce has been made redundant but an official statement has since reduced this to 60%.The mobile developer is best known for its collaborations with Rovio on Angry Birds Transformers and Angry Birds Go, as well as its more recent partnership with the BBC to create a Strictly Come Dancing game.

All The Cool Kids Are Applying For McDonald's Jobs Via Snapchat

All The Cool Kids Are Applying For McDonald's Jobs Via Snapchat To show that they’re in touch with today’s young people, they had a special Snapchat filter developed.They’re looking for bright, smiling faces that look like they genuinely care about providing good customer service.

Major layoffs at Russian indie Snowbird Games

Major layoffs at Russian indie Snowbird Games Most of the team behind the Eador and Blood & Gold games has been dismissed after its most recent release was poorly received.Snowbird Game Studios, a Russia-based independent developer, revealed the layoffs in a blog post two weeks ago, GamaSutra reports.

These 25 companies will pay you the highest salaries, according to Glassdoor

These 25 companies will pay you the highest salaries, according to Glassdoor Shocker: for the highest salaries, go to Google.Other fields that offer some of the highest-paying jobs, especially healthcare, don't make the cut because their employers don't pay the rest of their staffs that much money.

Google tests Google Hire, its own jobs tool

Google tests Google Hire, its own jobs tool The tech company debuted a new sign-in page for Google Hire, an as-yet-unspecified service that's part of the jobs/career space.According to a report in Axios, the program will be a job applicant tracking system, most similar to Greenhouse and Lever.

Double Eleven's attention to retention

Double Eleven's attention to retention For example, it's been more than three years since Double Eleven has said goodbye to a full-time developer.To find out why Double Eleven has held onto its team, it may first be helpful to consider why developers usually leave employers.

David Braben named VP of charity SpecialEffect

David Braben named VP of charity SpecialEffect The charity, which specialises in enabling disabled children to play video games, revealed the appointment via its Facebook page, praising the previous collaborations between its own team and Braben's studio, Frontier Developments.The community management team behind Elite Dangerous has already "embraced SpecialEffect.

Hey, hiring managers — throw that beer test out the window

Hey, hiring managers — throw that beer test out the window So, what is the beer test?Below are a few points on why the beer test is a potential pitfall:  Unless my team and I are missing something here, there is really no technical proof that the beer test works.

Trump's latest speech captures Silicon Valley's attention

Trump's latest speech captures Silicon Valley's attention President Donald Trump was in Wisconsin on Tuesday, but his words probably resonated most in California.He announced a plan to overhaul an American visa program that brings tens of thousands of workers and students to the United States every year, many of whom find work in tech-related jobs in Silicon Valley.

Ubisoft opens two new studios

Ubisoft opens two new studios As might be expected given the publisher's strategy of using multiple studios around the world on its blockbuster releases, the newly-opened branches will "assist in developing new AAA games for some of Ubisoft's biggest franchises".Their creation brings the company's total number of French studios to five, and three in Germany.

Remote Control Productions expands into Romania

Remote Control Productions expands into Romania The company now has offices in Romania, Finland and its native Germany, the same countries in which the 13 studios it represents are based.Hendrik Lesser, who founded Remote Control Productions in Munich in 2005, described international expansion as an "important goal" for the group.

Curve Digital hires new business development manager

Curve Digital hires new business development manager Following successful roles ​as ​sales manager for Develop Magazine and​ trade events manager for EGX​ Rezzed 2017, Nangle has taken on a global role to open up additional specialist and non-specialist retail, OEM and promotional partnerships Curve has one of the largest catalogues of indie titles for PC and console formats, including high profile survival game The Flame In The Flood by Boston developer Molasses Flood.Console versions of PC hit Human Fall Flat arrive in May, followed by party game Jump Stars in June and fast-paced stealth/action release Serial Cleaner in July.

Job Stories: Army BMET

Job Stories: Army BMET I fix Medical Equipment for the Unit, as well as some other odd jobs.I thought i'd share some of my stories, and if people like them, i'll add more.

Nigel Barker breaks down the benefits of inclusive marketing in business

Nigel Barker breaks down the benefits of inclusive marketing in business There have been a handful of brands over the past several months who have tried to take a stab at inclusive marketing, but to their dismay, their message was not received by the masses in the way they had hoped (looking at you, Pepsi).However, when executed correctly, inclusive marketing has the potential to make serious impacts for any business of any size.

Get ready for robot CEOs, says major CEO

Get ready for robot CEOs, says major CEO The CEO of Asia's largest ecommerce company said at a conference in China over the weekend he believes that we're just a few decades away from having robots run our companies.First of all, good news for Time that they're going to be around in 30 years.

Jobs That No Longer Exist

Jobs That No Longer Exist One of the users in /autism/ turned this in.2 mns agoGet the F**K out of my house (1v5) 17 mns agoGeorge Lincoln Rockwell Section 31 mns agotrump didn't make anime real, 33 mns agoSeest Mesloshein Absoudsi 40 mns agoConfession thread (Day 24th of April) 55 mns agoXilepapsic Kaveto Lyencive 1 hr agoWhen Does The Magic Begin?

GSN CEO stepping down

GSN CEO stepping down The Sony Pictures and AT&T Entertainment-owned television network and social casino publisher has already begun its search for a new CEO, but Goldhill said he would be sticking around to assist with that endeavor before departing." The change in leadership comes amidst efforts by GSN Games to expand beyond the social casino market in recent years.

Kalypso Media appoints new strategic advisor

Kalypso Media appoints new strategic advisor Kalypso Media is pleased to announce the appointment of J�rgen Goeldner as Strategic Advisor.Goeldner is an internationally experienced manager and games entrepreneur, having last served at Square Enix, and being involved in worldwide success stories across the gaming industry throughout his career.