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PSA: Pitch your talks now for the GDC 2018 Educators Summit! 1
by Staff [09.14.17]
Next March, GDC 2018 will again have a Summit of talks dedicated specifically to game education, this time with a new name: the GDC Educators Summit!Make sure to pitch your talks for the Summit now!
Console/PC, Serious, Indie, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet, GDC

Video: A game professor's guide to working in academia  
by Staff [09.12.17]
Developer-turned-academic Ian Schreiber takes the stage at GDC 2017 to deliver a primer on what to expect when considered a career in academia, including a breakdown of career paths and requirements.
Serious, Student/Education, Video, Vault

PAX Report: Rep. Jayapal speaks on players and political consciousness
by Katherine Cross [09.08.17]
"You have this enormous voice as a community, and we need it. We are at a crossroads on so many levels and issues, really the very soul of our country."
Business/Marketing, Serious, Video

Games For Change expands its student game dev contest to L.A.  
by Alex Wawro [09.01.17]
A new partnership with the Annenberg Foundation will help Games For Change include L.A.in its upcomingstudent game dev challenge, which aims to inspire kids to make games about real-world issues.
Business/Marketing, Serious

Layoffs loom at Radiant Worlds after SkySaga development halts 1
by Alissa McAloon [08.22.17]
With development stalled, Radiant Worlds was unable to renew its contract with its publisher, cutting the studio off from its only income source and putting every position within the development house in jeopardy.
Business/Marketing, Serious

Valve says it's cracking down on big key requests to combat Steam skulduggery 12
by Alex Wawro [08.17.17]
Valve confirms that yes, the company is more closely scrutinizingdevs' outsized requests for Steam keys in an effort to combat people using themas "a way to manipulate Steam systems."
Business/Marketing, Serious

Layoffs hit Hibernum Creations as dev downsizes to 'key personnel'  
by Alissa McAloon [08.16.17]
The Canadian studio Hibernum Creations has laid off the majority of its staff, over 100 employees, as the mobile game developer begins the process of selling off its assets.
Business/Marketing, Serious

5 game dev students set to receive AIAS Foundation scholarships  
by Alissa McAloon [08.15.17]
This year, five students have been awarded $2,500 as part of the Foundations three annual scholarship offerings.
Business/Marketing, Serious



Super Sketch Sisters Melee: Designing for 2D VS Designing for a 3D VR Space  
by Meredith Hall [09.19.17]
There is a pretty big jump between creating work for a 2D composition for a once-off design brief & creating work for virtual reality. This time your audience can literally engage with your work on a previously inconceivable level.
Design Art Serious Indie VR

Advanced UX Prototyping: Finding the fun :), Minus (-) the code!  
by Om Tandon [09.18.17]
Rapid prototyping and play testing a high fidelity Match 3 game from scratch....best part? All that and more without writing a single line of CODE!
Business/Marketing Design Production Serious Smartphone/Tablet

How playing games can advance science  
by Claire Baert [09.18.17]
Citizen science games let players contribute to science. This first post presents many of the games people can play today to advance science. It also introduces topics I would love to discuss with game designers and developers.
Design Serious Indie

Best Facebook Ad Creatives to Reach Gamers  
by Brian Bowman [09.15.17]
From television ads to display and social media to in-app - its critical that your advertising creative is a cut above the rest. Here's how you can design eye-catching creative that wins across Casino, Action-Adventure, Brain Training, and Casual Games.
Business/Marketing Console/PC Serious Indie Social/Online Smartphone/Tablet VR

Video Game Community Managers: Jobs in Startups, Indies, AAA, and eSports  
by Kenneth Tran [09.14.17]
Questions about community management abound in today's developing tech scene. The whole concept of community management remains relatively new and still evolving at an incredibly rapid pace. Why is community management so important and yet so rare?
Business/Marketing Serious Indie Social/Online


University of California, Riverside — Riverside, California, United States
[09.19.17]
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Game Studies
Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Game Studies

Heart Machine — Los Angeles, California, United States
[09.19.17]
Environment Artist


Skydance Interactive — Marina Del Rey, California, United States
[09.19.17]
Sr. Technical Artist
Sr. Technical Artist

Respawn Entertainment — Los Angeles, California, United States
[09.19.17]
Senior Technical Artist
We’re looking for a highly skilled Senior Technical Artist who will embrace our philosophy and share his/her hard earned expertise to provide support to the Titanfall art team and act as a gateway between code and art. We're picturing someone who will work on features from an artist’s perspective in regards to both in game needs and tools workflow – performing research and developing a test bed for tools before they reach main production, so the production artists can move fast and implement assets according to schedule. If this sounds like you, we're looking forward to seeing your resume!

Visual Concepts — Novato, California, United States
[09.19.17]
PRODUCER, TOOLS - NBA 2K
With the upcoming launch of NBA 2K18, we’re seeking a passionate and brilliant Producer to help identify, design, develop, and deploy our in-house game development tools used by artists and designers. This is a rare opportunity for the top talent and the brightest and most innovative few to become part one of the world's most successful game franchises once again redefining what's capable.

Konami Gaming, Inc. — Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
[09.19.17]
Software Engineer III


Sanzaru Games Inc. — Foster City , California, United States
[09.19.17]
VFX Artist
VFX Artist for Xbox One, PS4, PC, and Oculus Rift

Sanzaru Games Inc. — Foster City , California, United States
[09.19.17]
UI Artist
Sanzaru Games is looking for a talented UI Artist to join our development team in crafting visually stunning and immersive worlds. We are interested in all levels of experience, from junior to senior artists. As a UI Artist, you will work directly with the game directors and discipline leads to help define breathtaking AAA visual effects.

Respawn Entertainment — Los Angeles, California, United States
[09.19.17]
Senior Producer
Respawn Entertainment is an independent game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward and creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty and Modern Warfare franchises. We have since shipped Titanfall and Titanfall 2 to critical acclaim, and are currently hiring for both our Star Wars ™ and Titanfall development teams. Our motto is gameplay first, and the opportunity to create groundbreaking AAA games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members.

Respawn Entertainment — Los Angeles, California, United States
[09.19.17]
Executive Producer
Respawn Entertainment is an independent game development studio that was founded in 2010 by former co-founders of Infinity Ward and creators of the multi-billion dollar Call of Duty and Modern Warfare franchises. We have since shipped Titanfall and Titanfall 2 to critical acclaim, and are currently hiring for both our Star Wars ™ and Titanfall development teams. Our motto is gameplay first, and the opportunity to create groundbreaking AAA games with some of the best developer talent in the industry awaits our future team members.