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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 [...]

Interactive Selection at Montreal International Games Summit 8/9 November 2010

The Montreal International Game Summit (MIGS) is an international event aimed at developing and promoting the skills and knowledge of video game professionals and, on a wider scale, of the interactive entertainment industry in Quebec, Canada. For seven years now, it continues to offer specialized conferences hosted by world-renowned experts in programming, arts, design, production [...]

Canada becomes third biggest games industry employer says ESAC

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 [...]

Ubisoft opens its 23rd development studio in Toronto, Canada

Ubisoft is to open a new development studio in Toronto which is expected to result in the creation of 800 jobs. The studio has been invested in by the government of Ontario, which will put CAD 263 million into the project over a ten year time frame – that’s on top of the half a [...]