December 23, 2011 11:00 PM | Eric Caoili
In the latest postings over the last seven days, Gamasutra's jobs board plays host to roles in every major discipline, including opportunities at Nintendo of America, 2K Marin, Sony Online Entertainment.
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Some of the notable jobs posted this week include:
Funzio: Concept Artist:
"Funzio's CEO, Ken Chiu, has been a founding member or early employee of Playdom, Zynga, and Storm8. Having a winning a formula for making addictive games, Ken wanted to create a company which would be a Free-to-Play powerhouse on multi platforms and in 2010, he founded Funzio with other web and mobile veterans, Rick Thompson, Anil Dharni, Ram Gudavalli and Andy Keidel.
In August 2011, Funzio's flagship game, Crime City, a mobster role-playing app, shot to the top of the Apple Store in both downloads and gross receipts in just 5-days of launch, after already winning millions of users on Facebook, with almost perfect consumer satisfaction scores."
Nintendo of America Inc.: Game Designer (NST):
"As the worldwide leader and innovator in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance and Nintendo GameCube systems. Since 1983, Nintendo has sold nearly 2.2 billion video games and more than 387 million hardware units globally, and has created industry icons like Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokemon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Western Hemisphere."
Sony Online Entertainment: Senior Engineers for EverQuest Next (Tools, AI and UI):
"Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games which have entertained millions of players around the globe. SOE creates and delivers compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. Known for its blockbuster franchise EverQuest, its successful online trading card game Legends of Norrath, as well as the recent kids' phenomenon Free Realms, SOE continues to raise the bar for online gaming and players worldwide. Headquartered in San Diego, with additional an studio in Austin, SOE has a slate of engaging, high-quality games currently in development across new genres for all platforms and audiences."
2K Marin: Level Architect:
"2K Games develops and publishes top-line PC, console, and handheld entertainment software with a strong concentration in three distinct categories: sports, high profile licenses and specialty product. Some of the hit titles in 2K's lineup include the critically-praised Bioshock, Sid Meier's Civilization IV, and The Darkness.
At 2K Games our goal is simple: Make games that are the best in the genre and have fun doing it. 2K Games is proudly developing a series of critically acclaimed games. Owned by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., 2K Games is a successful, stable company that produces high-quality titles every year."
iRacing.com: Software Engineer:
"iRacing.com has developed dozens of formal partnerships in the motorsport industry to help create the most authentic racing simulation in the world including with NASCAR, IndyCar, GRAND-AM, International Speedway Corporation, Speedway Motorsports, McLaren Electronics, Classic Team Lotus, Williams F1, Volkswagen, Ford, GM and many more.
We have a terrific team here at iRacing with a core group of key contributors having worked together for over a decade dating back to their days at Papyrus. Racing is in our blood. Our passion for it drives us in our pursuit of making a product we are not only proud of but enthusiastically use ourselves."
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