In our latest employment-tastic round-up, we highlight some of the notable jobs posted in big sister site Gamasutra's industry-leading game jobs section this week, including positions from Volition, Namco and more.

Each position posted by employers will appear on the main Gamasutra job board, and appear in the site's daily and weekly newsletters, reaching our readers directly.

It will also be cross-posted for free across its network of submarket sites, which includes content sites focused on online worlds, cellphone games, 'serious games', independent games and more.

Some of the notable jobs posted in each market area this week include:

Gamasutra.com - Game Industry Jobs

Day 1 Studios: Level Designer
"Day 1 Studios believes that extraordinary individuals create extraordinary entertainment. To continue our success, we need the best and brightest designers, composers, artists and technologists to share our quest to create revolutionary games. Join us in our Chicago or Hunt Valley, MD locations."

Vigil Games: Senior VFX Artist (Darksiders)
"We are looking for an a highly experienced, professional Visual Effects Artist for our next gen console title. This person will work with the art director and animation lead to define the visual benchmarking and production methodology for the creation of computer-generated FX content, as well as design and create digital effects using 3rd party and proprietary tools."

Volition: Programmer
"Volition is one of THQ’s premier internal game development studios. We are the creators of such franchises as Saints Row, Red Faction, and the Descent/Freespace series. We have most recently released the highly successful Saints Row 2 and Red Faction Guerilla We offer a casual work environment, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to have fun solving technically challenging problems."

Vicarious Visions/Activision: QA Manager
"The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for managing 5 or more videogame software projects through the Quality Assurance test process. This involves assigning and managing test leads and test teams, planning and managing the QA budget and review test plans, coordinating with the Production Management Team, and overseeing the entire test effort from beginning to end."

WorldsInMotion - Online Games

Ganz/Webkinz: Flash Developers
"ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT FLASH DEVELOPMENT ?? Now is your chance to join the Ganz team that has brought you such products as Webkinz and Webkinz Jr. You can be a part of developing new adventures !!"

Namco Networks America: Game Designer - PC and Online
"Namco Networks of America is looking for experienced game designers with the desire to create games for the ever-expanding PC casual market. The ideal candidate should possess design experience across a wide variety of game genres, and must be able to design, document, implement and tune gameplay mechanics."

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