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Interactive relaunches as games industry search firm focussed on hiring more women and minorities.

Interactive Selection is innovating with the times and reviewing its offering to the games and interactive entertainment industry to build on its strengths. Interactive will now concentrate developing as a modern day, technology lead, executive search specialist which partners closely with its clients on an exclusive or unique basis to find world class talent. It [...]

Game Careers “Thought Leaders” series introduces Wright Bagwell, Director of Design at Zynga

Wright Bagwell, Director of Design at  Zynga, is the guest interview on this week’s “Thought Leaders,” the new video series from Game Careers, a leading news site powered by Interactive Selection. In addition to his work on Farmville 2 for Zynga, Wright was the creative director for the critically acclaimed Dead Space franchise for EA. 

David [...]

Interactive Selection is co-hosting the Game Portfolio & Interview Round-up with MassDigi and IGDA Becker College, April 19

Game Portfolio & Interview Round-up is scheduled for Friday, April 19 at Becker College in Worcester, MA. Students from all over Massachusetts are joining working professionals in the games industry for a special day of portfolio reviews and mock interviews. Game designers and game artists from various MA-based game studios will review portfolios, provide advice and [...]

Interactive Selection is now posting news and jobs updates on Facebook. Like us!

Interactive Selection is now posting news and jobs updates on a page on Facebook. To receive these updates in your Facebook timeline, you need to click that you “like us”. We already have feeds through the Linked In and Twitter but we don’t want Facebookers to miss out if this is how you to choose to keep [...]

Interactive Selection welcomes Fiona Cherbak as Director of US Operations

Interactive Selection, the game industry’s first and only global game recruitment firm, today announced the opening of their new U.S. division, headed by senior game staffing professional, Fiona Cherbak.  Cherbak will be serving as Director of U.S. Operations for the agency.

Cherbak will support the talent acquisition needs of current Interactive Selection clients, while identifying and [...]

Interactive Selection expands with representative office in USA.

Happy New Year from Interactive Selection!

We are pleased to announce that we will shortly be better positioned to find you North American staff as we open a representative US office in January. 2012 saw recovery continuing in the games recruiting market with activity levels 27% up on 2011. We helped clients find staff in 22 different countries [...]

To work in the USA, most foreign nationals need a H1B visa but annual cap is only at 65000.

It takes 6-10 years to wait for an American “Green Card”. In the meantime, sponsoring games and other companies can apply for a H1B visa in behalf of foreign nationals wanting to make games in the USA. However, insurmountable problems now exist as only 65000 visas are issued each year compared to a US labour force [...]

Linda Carlson, Director of Global Community Relations for Sony Online Entertainment, talks to Game Careers

Linda Carlson, Director of Global Community Relations for Sony Online Entertainment, talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at GDC Europe in Cologne. Linda has been involved in gaming since her very first, photocopied D&D manual arrived in the mail several decades ago. Over the years, she made the transition from tabletop to online [...]

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Todd Northcutt GM & VP at Gamespy Technology with IGN Entertainment advises Game Careers.

Todd Northcutt, GM at Gamespy Technology at IGN Entertainment met with David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at the Montreal Interernational Games Summit ( MIGS) in Montreal in November 2010. His advice for job seekers looking to apply for a job with his studio is: Most of the people that work in our [...]