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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. 

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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 [...]

David Smith to speak on gender equality at GIS Support Panel at Game Connection America

The 6th edition of the Games Industry Support (GIS) Day is officially on at Game Connection America in San Francisco on Tuesday March 26th ! It will be a 2-hours meeting reserved for associations and association members only.  By banding together all related organizations in the industry, the GIS board will provide useful resources and information to [...]

Interactive Selection approved to participate in UK@GDC Showcase 25 March by UKTI

Interactive Selection will be joining a select group of UK game industry pioneers at the UK@GDC 2013: Showcase & Lunch on 25 March at Game Developer Conference in San Francisco , the world’s largest and longest running professionals-only game industry event. UK Trade and Investment invited the most promising UK exporters as participants to showcase their business to key [...]

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 [...]

Reality of H-1B visas for USA - 120000 applicants for quota of 65000 in 2 days.

It has been impossible for US games companies to bring in overseas nationals for at least 6 years. There is a small quota of visas and these are massively oversubscribed on the day of release 1st April. Game developers need overseas talent to join in line with their project timetable and cannot wait until the [...]