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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 [...]
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!
Sebastian Enrique, Software Engineer at Electronics Arts in Vancouver, Canada talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at Gamescom in Germany. It’s been 5+ years since Sebastian started working on the EA Sports FIFA football franchise as a software engineer and game designer. In all that time, he has introduced new concepts [...]
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:
Two Canadian game industry entrepreneurs have opened a female-owned and operated development studio. Experienced industry names Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch and Kirsten Forbes are the two execs spearheading the Vancouver-based Silicon Sisters Interactive. Brenda is the former COO of Deep Fried Entertainment, as well as a member of the GDC Canada’s Advisory Board, and chairs the [...]
Can you think of 2 more prestigious institutions than the BBC and Edge Magazine? David Smith, MD of Interactive Selection, found himself live in front of BBC News anchors Simon McCoy and Carrie Gracie at 10.43 on September 21st for an interview about the games industry and the topic of start ups and jobs. For [...]
Canada is now the world’s third largest employer of videogame professionals, pushing the UK into fourth place according to new data from the Electronic Software Association of Canada (ESAC). As reported by the Canadian Financial Post more than 14,000 people are now directly employed by more than 247 Canadian videogame companies. The ESAC claims this [...]
Relic’s thoughts on the vibrant and highly-creative digital gaming industry in Canada. Tarrnie Williams, General Manager of Relic Entertainment is interviewed by governed backed Invest in Canada.