In an exciting week for new job postings, Gamasutra's jobs board
plays host to roles across the world and in every major discipline, including opportunities at Bethesda, Playfish, and many more.
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Some of the notable jobs posted this week include:
Bethesda Softworks: Quest Designer
"Bethesda Softworks, one of the premier creators of entertainment software, has been producing quality games since it was first founded in 1986. As part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family, Bethesda has access to some of the most talented artists, designers, and programmers in the industry. Bethesda Game Studios is the award-winning studio that won 2006 Game of the Year awards for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, and 2008 Game of the Year awards for Fallout 3."
Playfish: Server Developer
"Playfish leads the social gaming industry in innovation and creativity with award-winning, category-defining games designed for friends to play together. The company has changed the way people play games by creating more social and connected experiences. To date, more than 200 million Playfish games have been installed and played by millions of people worldwide. Its games are amongst the most acclaimed and popular online, including Pet Society, Restaurant City, Hotel City, Country Story and Who Has The Biggest Brain? Playfish has development studios in London, San Francisco, Beijing and Tromso, Norway."
Sledgehammer Games: Lead Online/Multiplayer Designer
"Check out our brand new studio, headed up by industry veterans Glen Schofield as Vice President and GM and Michael Condrey as Vice President and COO, the leaders of the Dead Space franchise. They are joined at Sledgehammer Games by many award winning developers from across the industry. Sledgehammer Games is actively recruiting top industry talent to join their development team. Our studio based in sunny Foster City and is walking distance to plenty of restaurants and shopping, or one of our two free gyms."
343 Industries: Mission Designer
"343 Industries, Microsoft's internal Halo studio, is looking for an experienced Missions Designer who can design and build missions for our next big project. We are looking for an agile and collaborative individual who has a passion for games, Halo, and trying new things. This is your chance to join one of the most talented teams in the industry!"
Slant Six Games: Lead Designer
"Slant Six Games is an independent video game development studio located in Vancouver, BC that specializes in developing games for various platforms. Slant Six Games is now one of the preeminent video game developers in British Columbia. We have a solid reputation for producing quality games in a creative and supportive work environment. In 2005, we built the graphics engine for the popular Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror. We published US Navy Seals – Tactical Strike (PSP) in 2007, Socom: Confrontation (PS3) in 2008, and Socom: Fireteam Bravo 3 (PSP) in 2010. We are currently working on exciting AAA projects.."
LOLapps: Flash Engineer / Architect for Social Games
"We're a young and scrappy startup in the social application space with over 44 million users a month. We're profitable, which makes us pretty much the opposite of your typical echo chamber-spawned Silicon Valley startups. We're not in this to win a pat on the head from Michael Arrington. We're only 35 people. You can make a MASSIVE impact here. Our office is in the heart of SOMA. We have all the typical startup stuff (free food, Rock Band, great City views, etc), smart people, challenging problems to solve."
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