In this round-up, Gamasutra highlights some of the notable jobs posted in its industry-leading game jobs section
this week, including positions from Namco Bandai, Vigil Games, 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
Sony Computer Entertainment America - Santa Monica: Level Designer
"Join the God of War
team! Be a part of the most exciting and innovating computer entertainment in North America. Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) markets the PlayStation family of products and develops, publishes, markets, and distributes software for the PS one console, the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems and the PlayStation Portable (PSP)."
Koolhaus Games Inc.: Programmer/Software Engineer
"Koolhaus Games is a community of like minded individuals who’s goal is to create innovative entertainment products that are both critically and commercially successful. Everyone at Koolhaus is expected to provide two key contributions to the projects we work on: the one they were trained for (programmer, artist, etc.) and the other as a key creative contributor."
Namco Bandai Games America: General Manager
"Studio General Manager is responsible for planning and directing the game development organization to achieve the revenue, profit and operational goals of the Company. This is an Executive Level position requiring substantial experience building and maintaining internal game development teams as well ensuring the successful execution of externally produced projects."
Darkside Game Studios: Lead Programmer
"This position will be instrumental in building, guiding and managing the technical development for the studio. The role will require hands-on coding initially and ultimately give way to more of a management position as the team is built. The ideal candidate will have strong generalist programming skills and a solid understanding of next gen/PC game architecture. In addition to strong management and leadership skills, this person will be a proverbial “jack-of-all-trades” as an engineer, but master of at least one or two."
WorldsInMotion - Online Games
Vigil Games: World Designer: Warhammer 40K MMO
"Vigil Games is looking for highly capable game designers to help develop our MMO based on the Warhammer 40,000 IP. Interested applicants should have a strong design sense, MMO experience, and a thorough understanding of games and game-play mechanics. A World Designer on the MMO should have a strong background as a tabletop or pen-and-paper gamer. The position calls for someone with a broad knowledge of the Warhammer 40,000 universe, and a keen sense of detail."
Cie Studios: Interactive Marketing Manager
"Cie Studios combines compelling user experiences with technology to build next generation interactive entertainment and rich Internet applications. Cie Studios also produces innovative deluxe casual games that generate revenue through the sale of in-game virtual products. These games are marketed and managed entirely by Cie Studios. Cie Studios is in the process of establishing a Cie Games division for the purpose of producing new online games and managing our existing games."
GamesOnDeck - Mobile Games
ngmoco: Live Engineer
"The Live Engineer will be part of the Live team that is responsible for extending the life and features of ngmoco’s released iPhone & iTouch games. The live team will be responsible for updating multiple titles at once, working closely with internal production & technology teams & external developers to determine features for updates and to transition ownership of existing code & content to the live team."
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