In this round-up, we highlight some of the notable jobs posted in big sister site Gamasutra’s industry-leading game jobs section this week, including positions from Fuel Industries, Infinity Ward, THQ and more.
Each position posted by employers will appear on the main Gamasutra job board, and appear in the site’s daily and weekly newsletters, reaching our readers directly.
It will also be cross-posted for free across its network of submarket sites, which includes content sites focused on online worlds, cellphone games, ‘serious games’, independent games and more.
Some of the notable jobs posted in each market area this week include:
Gamasutra.com – Game Industry Jobs
Fuel Industries: Game Designer
“Game Developers work with the creative team to develop casual and branded games for Fuel Industries and its clients. Together, we adapt new technologies, break new ground, and think down new paths on a daily basis. Fuel Games is more than a typical gaming company – we’re a gaming studio and an entertainment studio staffed by the best from around the world.”
Infinity Ward: Game Designer
“Since our creation we have doubled in size twice in an ever growing expansion of our studio. We now house over 100 amazingly talented and dedicated members on the Infinity Ward team, and are currently developing for all next-gen gaming consoles and PC platform. We will continue to release high quality games which not only exceed the standard in game development, but define it.”
THQ, Kaos Studios: AI Programmer
“Kaos Studios is located in the heart of New York City and is mere blocks from the Empire State Building and the thrill of Midtown Manhattan. Along with the opportunity to live in one of the most exciting cities in the world, we also just finished up one of the most exciting FPS titles to date. Frontlines: Fuel of War (PC/XBOX360) is already receiving great press and thatâ€™s just the beginning!”
Insomniac Games: Tools Programmer
“Are you the type of person who says â€œI know I can make it betterâ€â€¦ or someone who believes that there is always a way to build a better mousetrap? Or the person who in their spare time is tinkering with the way that their computer runs â€“ because, it needs to run faster, better or just more efficiently? Well that is what we are looking for.”
WorldsInMotion – Online Games
THQ: Project Manager, Online Games
“The Project Manager will be responsible for managing the development and online release of our WWE Online game currently under development in Korea. The position will report to the Director of Project Management for WWE games. The key responsibility will be guiding the THQ Korea team and external developer to deliver an engaging, high quality game that represents the WWE brand and game experience appropriately for success in the Asian Online PC game market. The position will be based in THQâ€™s Agoura Hills, CA, office, with frequent travel to Korea.”
GANZ/Webkinz: Flash Designer
“Ganz’ Webkinz has revolutionized the toy industry with its innovative and engaging combination of online and offline play. A true popular cultural icon, Webkinz has been featured on every major television network and was ranked number 2 on Google’s 2007 Zeitgeist list of most popular searches. Now is your chance to join the creative team that has brought this vibrant world to life. Ganz is seeking a talented and motivated person with a proven love of online entertainment for this position.”
SeriousGamesSource – Serious Games
Blue Duck Education Ltd.: Actionscript senior games developer for Mangahigh.com
“MangaHigh.com is the hot new start-up changing the way kids around the world learn and build core academic skills. Founded by Toby Rowland, Co-Founder / Co-CEO King.com, one of the largest casual games businesses in the world, MangaHigh will launch in early 2009. Further details disclosed at face-to-face meetings.”
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