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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 10000 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. [...]

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 [...]

Interactive Selection confirms Fiona Cherbak as Director of US & Canadian Operations

Interactive Selection, the game industry’s first and only global game recruitment firm, confirmed the opening of their new North American 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 [...]

See the top video games developed in Canada. Showreel put together by ESA

Canada is the third most successful video game industry in the world.Even with access to some of the world’s best talent pool, Canada needs more talent from overseas. It’s a great place to make video games says the Entertainment Software Association of Canada!

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.  [...]

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 [...]

Martin Walker, CTO at Behaviour (A2M) in Montreal speaks to Game Careers

Martin Walker, CTO at Behaviour (formerly A2M) spoke to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at the MIGS in Montreal in November 2010. Martin has been involved in commercial software development in Montreal since the mid 80′s. He has spent most of his career in the multimedia arena, working for companies like Matrox [...]

Thomas Wilson at Quebec's Activision Beenox met with Game Careers

Thomas Wilson, Art Director at Beenox in Quebec City 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: “Determination is what it takes. It is a [...]