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Round-Up: Gamasutra Network Jobs, Week Of August 19

In the latest postings over the last seven days, Gamasutra's <a href="http://www.gamasutra.com/jobs/">jobs board</a> plays host to roles in every major discipline, including opportunities at Maxis, Activision Publishing, Nexon America, PopCap Games, and Z

Eric Caoili, Blogger

August 19, 2011

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In the latest postings over the last seven days, Gamasutra's jobs board plays host to roles in every major discipline, including opportunities at Maxis, Activision Publishing, Nexon America, PopCap Games, and ZeniMax Online Studios. 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 Gamasutra's 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 this week include: Maxis: Java Web Developer: "Maxis, a division of Electronic Arts, is located in Emeryville, California. The creators of popular franchises The Sims and SimCity, Maxis games are best known for their deep simulation, creativity, and unique style of gameplay. We foster a fun and creative environment, filled with people who have a strong passion to make great games." ZeniMax Online Studios: Staff Software Engineer, Game Systems: "ZeniMax Online Studios, LLC, a subsidiary of ZeniMax Media, Inc. is a premier developer of online games, focusing on Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs)." Activision Publishing Minneapolis: Producer: "At Activision Publishing, you will take some of the biggest brands in the business to the next level. We have created, licensed and acquired a group of highly recognizable brands, marketed to a growing variety of consumer demographics. Our portfolio includes Spiderman, Transformers, James Bond, Cabela's, NASCAR, Monster Jam, Rapala, Guitar Hero, Prototype 2, Tony Hawk and many more household names. We run a flat organization where innovation, passion, personal responsibility and individual contribution are valued and rewarded appropriately. If you are a success oriented, proven high achiever, we want to hear from you!" Nexon America, Inc.: Senior HR Generalist: "We are Nexon America Inc., the North American publishing arm of Nexon Group (1994), a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world’s leader in massive multiplayer online games which it developed and introduced in 1996. Nexon America opened for business in Los Angeles in 2005 to bring the best of online entertainment to North American audiences. The company’s growing library of titles includes the world-famous franchise MapleStory, the role playing fantasy life of Mabinogi, the online multiplayer first-person shooter Combat Arms, and the soon to be released Dungeon Fighter Online." PopCap Games: Social Game Designer: "Here at PopCap our goal is to create simple but deep games that literally everyone can enjoy! You can play all our web games instantly right in your browser... or quickly download the Deluxe versions in just a few minutes, even with a slow modem connection. PopCap Games is seeking a talented Game Developer who loves games, has deep, intuitive understanding of what makes them fun and can tinker with the fidgety little bits until everything is just right. The successful candidate will have an indie gamer spirit, strong coding skills and the understanding that making a simple game can be harder but more rewarding than a complex one." To browse hundreds of similar jobs, and for more information on searching, responding to, or posting game industry-relevant jobs to the top source for jobs in the business, please visit Gamasutra's job board now.

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Eric Caoili

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Eric Caoili currently serves as a news editor for Gamasutra, and has helmed numerous other UBM Techweb Game Network sites all now long-dead, including GameSetWatch. He is also co-editor for beloved handheld gaming blog Tiny Cartridge, and has contributed to Joystiq, Winamp, GamePro, and 4 Color Rebellion.

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