In this round-up, Gamasutra highlights some of the notable jobs posted in its industry-leading game jobs section
, including positions from RedOctane, Backbone Entertainment, Sparkplay Media, Airtight Games, and more.
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Some of the notable jobs posted in each market area this week include:
Gamasutra.com - Game Industry Jobs
RedOctane: Product Manager
"The Product Manager will be primarily responsible for developing the product requirements, roadmap, positioning and competitive analysis for direct-to-consumer controllers and accessories. In order to do this effectively the Product Manager will need to understand the needs of the customer as well as be knowledgeable with any relevant competitive offerings. The Product Manager will work closely with the various engineering teams, local and in the Far-East, to develop these products."
Backbone Entertainment: Senior Graphics Engineer
"Backbone Entertainment, a division of Foundation 9 Entertainment, is located in the San Francisco Bay Area. We develop original games and remakes of classic games franchises for PS3, X360, Wii, PSP and DS. If you’re a gamer with a taste for the quirky and different, our Backbone studios are a great place for you!"
Ignition Entertainment: Producer
"Ignition is a young, energetic team composed of talented artists and engineers. We're currently working on a revolutionary action game with Unreal Engine 3 technology and we are looking for gifted individuals to join our team."
Airtight Games: Technical Lead/Lead Programmer
"Airtight Games is a group of industry veterans formed around the core of the team that did Crimson Skies
. We have just launched a new intellectual property with top tier publishing partner Capcom called Dark Void
. This is a chance to get on board a unique project with a quality focused development and publishing team."
WorldsInMotion - Online Game Jobs
Sparkplay Media: Software Engineer
"Sparkplay Media is a small but well-funded start-up developing an MMO with a unique twist. We're a team of MMO veterans working outside the publisher system, backed by the same investors that funded companies like Tivo and Netflix. Why should you care? Because this gives us the freedom of complete creative control and control over our future. If you're interested in being part of a fun, independent team with stock options and plenty of upside, get in touch with us."
GamesOnDeck - Mobile Game Jobs
Mind Gamz: iPhone Game Developer
"Mind Gamz is an independent game development company specializing in fun, innovative, and challenging “mind” games for hand-held devices. We are looking for a talented game developer to work on a game demo for release on the App store. This is a 6-8 week contract job."
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