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GDC GM Meggan Scavio calls for speaker diversity at GDC 2015 2
by GDC Staff [08.19.14]
Game Developers Conference general manager Meggan Scavio explains her plans to expand the diversity of the community interacting at the 28th annual GDC next March.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC

Quick Kickstarter tips: Getting your video right 6
by Gamasutra Community [08.13.14]
"It’s loud, confusing, it shows snippets of the game, it doesn’t tell the story of WHY you’re putting it to the Kickstarter community! Welcome to yet another failed Kickstarter project."
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Smartphone/Tablet

Don't monetize like League of Legends, consultant says Exclusive 32
by Leigh Alexander [08.11.14]
By many metrics, League of Legends is the most-played game in the world. But its monetization system probably won't work for your online game -- consultant Teut Weidemann explains the stats.
Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Exclusive, GDC Europe

2 costly legal mistakes when working with contractors 2
by Gamasutra Community [08.11.14]
Attorney Zachary Strebeck on "deadly mistakes that crop up in licensing or independent contractor agreements" that you absolutely should avoid.
Business/Marketing, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Blog: Happiness in game development - Why try? 14
by Gamasutra Community [08.08.14]
"And then I remembered: seeking authentic, lasting happiness does not mean you’re a douche bag. In fact, it likely means the opposite."
Production, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Games and colorblindness: A quick guide 11
by Gamasutra Community [08.07.14]
"Colorblindness settings come into play when information is vital and the player needs to be able to quickly differentiate two colors." Want to help everyone enjoy your game? Here's how.
Business/Marketing, Production, Art, Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

Reminder: GDC Europe online registration closes tomorrow  
by Staff [08.05.14]
With just a day left until registration closes on August 6 at Midnight UTC, GDC Europe organizers are offering a special registration discount code and a roundup of conference highlights.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC Europe

GDC 2015 announces call for papers, new advisory board members  
by GDC Staff [07.31.14]
GDC 2015 organizers have opened the Call for Papers, running until August 28th and added advisory board members Brenda Romero and Penka Kouneva.
Audio, Smartphone/Tablet, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, GDC


Creating Virtual Reality Games: The Fundamentals 16
by Sébastien Kuntz [05.23.13]
As VR heats up again thanks to the emergence of the Oculus Rift, Gamasutra presents a ten-year veteran's take on best practices for developing immersive games using this technology.
Design, Console/PC, Serious, Indie

Games With The Power To Offend: Surviving And Stoking Controversy 20
by Michael Thomsen [08.24.10]
Developers, execs and PR talk some of gaming's top controversies -- from Six Days in Fallujah to Resident Evil 5 -- how they handled them, and how they might be avoided in the future.
Business/Marketing, Design, Serious

From Research To Games: Interacting With 3D Space 7
by Joseph LaViola Jr. [04.22.10]
While 3D interfaces are just taking off for consumers, years of research have been poured into the field. Dr. Joe LaViola of the University of Central Florida shares detailed academic findings about building useful and fun ways to interact with games.
Design, Programming, Art, Serious

Persuasive Games: Shell Games 23
by Ian Bogost [03.03.10]
Just what will the achievementization of the world mean? Author and game designer Ian Bogost ponders Jesse Schell's DICE talk and blends his interpretation with research. Will it work... and, more importantly, is it good?
Design, Serious

Moving Hardcore Gaming To The Web: Making History 31
by Matt Seegmiller [01.05.10]
Can you take your game into the browser and gain in the process? Developer Muzzy Lane (Making History series) discusses the challenges and advantages of this approach in this in-depth tech-oriented article.
Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Serious, Social/Online


Composition in Level Design 6
by Mateusz Piaskiewicz [08.17.14]
When designing a level you're able to freely compose your virtual environment with any objects you want. A level designers' work can be compared to that of a painter. Now let's see the level as the art gallery and the level vistas as paintings.
Design, Art, Console/PC, Serious, Indie

Request for empirical study survey  
by saiqa aleem [08.17.14]
I am conducting a research on game development organization's business performance and key factors. Your cooperation will be highly appreciable.
Audio, Social/Online, Indie, Serious, Console/PC, Art, Production, Programming, Design, Business/Marketing, Smartphone/Tablet

What Makes Successful Games?  
by David Yinako [08.16.14]
Video games have been around for a very long time. The most recent is gaming apps, installed on our cellphones. So, what makes a game successful? We’ve tried to figure out the answer for this. Take a look.
Design, Production, Art, Serious, Indie

Reimaging Games Marketing & Gamification  
by Rich Melcombe [08.14.14]
The Journey to fund & build an automated, subscription games customizing platform where anyone can personalize a game in 90 seconds or less for under $10
Business/Marketing, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet

What Could Be Better Than COPPA? Ever Heard of CalOPPA? You Will!  
by Roy Smith [08.12.14]
The days of blissfully making apps that grab private user data as needed are over. Let’s get on with the business of making great games designed with privacy in mind. This week I cover another little-known privacy regulation game devs should know: CalOPPA
Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Production, Serious, Smartphone/Tablet


CCP — Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
[08.20.14]
Senior VFX artist


ZeniMax Online Studios — Austin, Texas, United States
[08.20.14]
Business Intelligence Analyst
ZeniMax Online Studios (ZOS) was established in 2007 to become a leading developer of online games. Since then, we’ve attracted some of the most talented veterans in the industry, building an environment that embraces innovation and collaboration. In April 2014, we launched The Elder Scrolls Online, our debut title, bringing a massively multiplayer experience to the celebrated Elder Scrolls series for the first time. - www.elderscrollsonline.com

InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]
Software Developer Analytics / Big Data (m/f)
Software Developer Analytics / Big Data (m/f)

InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]
Backend Developer Marketing / CRM (m/f)
Backend Developer Marketing / CRM (m/f)

InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]
Mobile Developer iOS (m/f)
Mobile Developer iOS (m/f)

InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]
Software Developer Flash (m/f)
Software Developer Flash (m/f)

Xaviant — Cumming, Georgia, United States
[08.20.14]
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst


InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]
Lead Community Manager (m/f)
Lead Community Manager (m/f)

InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]
Quest Writer (m/f) for The West
Quest Writer (m/f) for The West

InnoGames GmbH — Hamburg, Germany
[08.20.14]
Game Designer Tribal Wars (m/f)
Game Designer Tribal Wars (m/f)