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PSA: Pitch your talks now for the GDC 2018 Educators Summit!  
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 upcoming†student 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 scrutinizing†devs' outsized requests for Steam keys in an effort to combat people using them†as "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 Foundationís three annual scholarship offerings.
Business/Marketing, Serious

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 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 - itís 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

Citizen Science and Knowledge Games  
by Sande Chen [09.12.17]
In this article, game designer Sande Chen discusses the concept of citizen science, and how it can be embraced by game designers.
Business/Marketing Design Serious Indie Smartphone/Tablet

Skydance Interactive — Marina Del Rey, California, United States
Character Artist
Character Artist

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
User Experience Researcher
User Experience Researcher wanted for Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
FX Artist
Insomniac Games is searching for a FX Artist in Burbank, CA

Sanzaru Games Inc. — Foster City, California, United States
Environment Artist
Sanzaru Games is looking for a visionary World and Environment Artist to join our cutting edge, experienced development team in crafting visually stunning and immersive worlds. We are interested in all levels of experience, from junior to senior artists.

DigitalFish, Inc. — San Mateo, California, United States
Software Engineer - Mechanical Learning
Immediate need for a Software Engineer who is familiar with machine learning

DigitalFish, Inc. — Mountain View, California, United States
Software Engineer - AR/VR
Immediate need for a Software Engineer - AR/VR with professional 3D film or games production experience

DigitalFish, Inc. — Mountain View, California, United States
Senior Software Engineer - Unity/VR
Immediate need for a Senior Software Engineer - Unity/VR with professional 3D film or games production experience

Southern New Hampshire University — Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
On-Campus Instructor of Game Art and Development

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
Mid/Sr UI Artist
Insomniac Games is searching for a Mid to Sr Level UI Artist

Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
Mid to Sr Gameplay Programmer
Insomniac Games is looking for a Mid or Senior Level Gameplay Programmer