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Games Industry Recruitment Update

Your guide to the hottest jobs in the games industry, courtesy of Aardvark Swift. This week - positions from across the industry, ranging from artists and programmers to public relations and management.

Welcome to the weekly recruitment update on GamesIndustry.biz, provided courtesy of leading recruitment agency Aardvark Swift!

There are plenty of new positions from all around the industry available this week - and remember, there are many hundreds of jobs available in our Jobs Section.


A leading publisher and developer with a lengthy track record has an overseas position for a Gameplay Designer with experience of building fun 3D gaming levels and experiences. Maya proficiency and 5-6 years of industry experience preferred.[More Info]

SCEE London is recruiting for a Senior/Lead Designer with an excellent track record of successful published titles of different genres and 5+ years experience. Management experience is preferred.[More Info]

A company based in the midlands is seeking a Lead Games Designer to join a talented team. They're seeking someone with experience of working on Xbox, PS2 and/or PC, with at least two years working in a lead position and strong scripting skills. 3rd person action or driving game experience a bonus.[More Info]


A leading developer and publisher with a portfolio spanning all the major systems has a position available in Chicago, USA for a Senior Environment Artist to work on a new 3rd person action/adventure game. Maya experience and knowledge of MEL scripting is required.[More Info]

Also in the USA, the same company is seeking two Art Directors to work in Chicago and San Diego. They're looking for highly qualified candidates with plenty of experience and good proficiency in a wide range of tools and disciplines - check the link for full details![More Info]

A highly respected publisher and developer is seeking an experienced Animator to work at its London studio. They want an experienced candidate with 3D Studio Max, Maya or Softimage 3D character animation experience, preferably with experience of cartoon style animation.[More Info]


A London-based start-up developing a unique VR product requires a MMOG Head of R+D preferably with experience in multiplayer gaming. Superb opportunity to have a hands on involvement and take part ownership of an exciting project.[More Info]

A well-established development house in Yorkshire is seeking an Xbox Live Coder to work on a major 2004 Xbox Live title which is a genuine AAA product. A good industry track record, solid Xbox experience and excellent networking skills are required.[More Info]

A Scottish studio is seeking to strengthen its mobile phone division with the addition of a Head of Technology who'll lead a team of engineers developing games for mobile platforms. Ideally an "old school style" industry professional with experience of limited platforms and great gameplay.[More Info]


A multinational publisher with a fantastic record in development is seeking a Development Director to work at its Chicago studio, reporting directly to the VP of product development. Ideally you'll have a business or computer engineering degree with at least five years experience managing complex software projects in the games industry. MS Project proficiency is a requirement.[More Info]

A major player in the wireless gaming sector is seeking an External Producer (Handheld/Wireless) to add to their experienced London-based team. They're looking for someone highly motivated with a good track record in external product development, and ideally some experience in producing titles for handheld or wireless platforms.[More Info]

A leading US game publisher is seeking an International Brand Marketing Assistant to work at its offices in the South East. The role has a specific focus on asset management, and is ideal for a marketing professional or for a candidate with a background in operations or manufacturing to break into marketing. A second European language would be a bonus.[More Info]


A recently established publisher, based in London and Essex, is seeking an International Sales Manager to help their products reach European markets. They require a "big hitter" with the necessary contacts and relationships in place - somebody who can speak to distributors and publishers and get the products into the European channel and maximise revenues. This role is an urgent requirement.[More Info]

That's it for this week, but be sure to check out our Recruitment Section for more great jobs, updated daily!

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Rob Fahey is a former editor of GamesIndustry.biz who spent several years living in Japan and probably still has a mint condition Dreamcast Samba de Amigo set.