Get a job: Irrational and others hiring now on the Gamasutra jobs board
- In the latest postings over the last seven days, Gamasutra's jobs board plays host to roles in every major discipline, including opportunities at Irrational Games, Red 5 Studios, and others.
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Some of the notable jobs posted this week include:
Sleepy Giant: Project Manager:
"Sleepy Giant is the leading games-as-a-service provider for game developers and publishers across all digital platforms. We partner with creative development teams and forward-thinking entertainment companies to fund, design, launch, operate, and grow leading franchises. If you’re a smart, talented individual looking for a fun, fast-paced, and stimulating work environment, where your contributions can (and will) make a difference, then Sleepy Giant is the place for you."
Blizzard Entertainment: Producer, Strategic Initiatives:
"Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft and the Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo series, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard’s track record includes thirteen #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company’s online-gaming service, Battle.net, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players."
Red 5 Studios: UI Programmer:
"Red 5 Studios creates leading, next-generation, massively multiplayer games. Our mission is simple: we want to make the best online games possible and have fun doing it. Red 5 Studios is led by key creative and executive talent behind the most successful MMO to date, World of Warcraft. Our team represents years of successful, AAA game development on projects such as Warcraft, Diablo, Starcraft and Ultima Online."
Irrational Games: A.I. Programmer:
"Irrational Games is an award winning video game developer located in Quincy, MA and founded in 1997 by Ken Levine, Jonathan Chey and Robert Fermier. The team made its name with the much loved first person shooter System Shock 2. This was followed by two Freedom Force games, SWAT 4 and Tribes: Vengeance. In 2005 Irrational Games was acquired by Take-Two Interactive.
The team was renamed 2K Boston in 2007, just in time to coincide with the release of the critically acclaimed BioShock, which went on to win over 50 awards including Best Game from BAFTA. In 2010 the team returned to its roots by reclaiming the Irrational Games moniker."
Toys for Bob / Activision: Playable Character Designer:
"We’re owned by Activision. We’ve been together for 20 years, made a bunch of games, many of which are actually fun. Our office and work style are pretty damn awesome. We advocate the relocation of polar bear tribes to Antarctica. We have the best design tools around."
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By Eric Caoili
August 29, 2014 01:15:16 AM PST
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