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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 [...]

10000 join Canada Games Jobs LinkedIn networking group. Have you?

If you are a member of LinkedIn, you can now get together with others who share the same interests. Over 11000 games developers have joined this group since its launch in February 2010. See who you know is already in the group.

Please link through to http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2810646 . Start a discussion, share news! Just join the group and start networking. [...]

Games Recruiter honoured with recruitment body's Honorary Fellowship.

Interactive Selection is pleased to announce that its MD, David Smith, has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) in the UK. The Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) is the representative body for individuals working within the Staffing and Recruitment Industry. Established in 2009 in its present form, but tracing its [...]

Ubisoft Montreal Assassins Creed 3 Creative Director Alex Hutchinson is a Thought Leader

Game Careers recently spoke with Ubisoft’s Alex Hutchinson at GDC in San Francisco, where he spoke on an Assassin’s Creed III panel, covering project collaboration. Alex is currently the creative director on Assassin’s Creed III at Ubisoft Montreal.  Previously, he was creative director at EA Montreal on Army of Two: The 40th Day. Alex was also [...]

Stephane D'Astous GM at Deus Ex developer Eidos Montreal met Game Careers

Stephane D’Astous, GM at Eidos & Square Enix Montreal met with David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at the Montreal Interernational Games Summit ( MIGS) in Montreal in November 2010. His studio is making Deux Ex -Human Revolution. His advice for job seekers looking to apply for a job with his studio is: [...]

Suzanne Boutin and LP Pharand of mega studio Ubisoft Montreal give job tips to Game Careers

Suzanne Boutin, Director of Staffing, and Louis Pierre Pharand, Transmedia Producer on Assassins Creed Movies, from the world’s largest studio Ubisoft, Montreal met with David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at the Montreal Interernational Games Summit ( MIGS) in Montreal in November 2010. Their advice for job seekers looking to apply for a [...]

Interactive Selection hire former Ubisoft recruiter to team in London, UK

I am pleased to anounce that Aurelie Busollo who spent 2 years working as HR & Communication Manager for Ubisoft Pune in India has now joined Interactive Selection as a Consultant based in the London office. Taking over from Lylia Seddiki, she will be managing the relationship with all  clients and job seekers in Montreal.  [...]

Damir Slogar, Chief Executive of Big Blue Bubble in Canada speaks to Game Careers

Damir Slogar, Chief Executive at Big Blue Bubble talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers in Lyon. His advice on working for Big Blue Bubble:

“Try to do something extraordinary: if you are an artist make sure your portfolio shows your very best work. You don’t have to send much but send your best [...]

Yves Bordeleau, Studio Director at Cyanide Montreal talks to Game Careers

Yves Bordeleau, Studio Director at Cyanide Montreal talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers in Lyon. His advice on working for Cyanide: “The general atmosphere in the studio is very different since its a smaller studio. We have flexible schedules and the projects are really made for passionate people. Everyone’s opinion is [...]

Trey Smith gives us a tour of the Electronic Arts Canada campus in Burnaby BC.

Trey Smith, Creative Director gives us a tour of the Electronic Arts Canada campus in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. One of the biggest video games studios in the world with 2500 employes. See the full clip that follows: