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Jagex to host recruitment event for Black Rock staff

Wed 11 May 2011 2:42pm GMT / 10:42am EDT / 7:42am PDT
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RuneScape developer in Brighton tomorrow for informal meetings

Black Rock Studio

Black Rock Studio, formerly known as Climax Racing, was established in Brighton in early 2000 and is...

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Jagex Games Studio

Jagex Games Studio has developed and self-published over 40 online titles, including the Guinness World...

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Jagex is the latest studio to head to Brighton in the hope of recruiting employees affected by the layoffs at Disney's Black Rock Studio.

The independent UK developer is hosting informal meetings at Revolution in Brighton tomorrow, May 12, between 12 and 6pm.

Vice president of technologies Nick Thompson, art director Pascal Blanche, head of HR Laura Hare and recruitment manager Francesco Genovese will be in attendance and no appointments are necessary.

"It is really sad to see another UK developer making redundancies; especially with the number of highly talented people here in the UK," said Genovese.

"It is this home-grown talent that has allowed us to become one of the world's largest independent indie developers, and we would love the chance discuss our current opportunities with those affected by the Black Rock redundancies."

6 Comments

Jack Molloy Studying BTEC Level 3 Art and Media In Games Developemt, Derby College

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I'd rather like to work for Jagex :)

Posted:3 years ago

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Adam Campbell Studying Games Technology, City University London

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Jagex are a good company.

Posted:3 years ago

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Jake Clayton

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As a customer of jagex in the past i harshly disliked their customer support.

As someone looking into the industry though, they are a fantastic british team who have gone from strength to strength and have always allowed other members of the industry to approach them if sacked/made redundant, in these sort of circumstances which is pretty sweet to be honest.

Posted:3 years ago

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Fran Mulhern , Recruit3D

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"have always allowed other members of the industry to approach them if sacked/made redundant"

To be fair though, no company would refuse to entertain applications from anyone in this scenario:)

Good luck to all at Black Rock, I hope they get sorted.

Posted:3 years ago

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Kingman Cheng Illustrator and Animator

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Good old Jagex :D

Posted:3 years ago

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Ollie Miles Writer/Artist/Designer/Programmer

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Posted:3 years ago

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