When we heard about the recent layoffs in the industry, we put together a list of all the companies currently hiring and sent it out to everyone we knew. The positive response received from both studios and the community was amazing and overwhelming.
Here is a link to that list: http://vancouversocialgames.com/jobs
In light of how many people have been affected, Vancouver Social Mobile Games, A Thinking Ape, and EXP Bar are working to host a job fair open to anyone looking for work in the industry.
Here are the details:
Hiring Happy Hour
Date: Friday, May 3rd
Time: 1pm to 4pm
Location: EXP Bar
We’ll be announcing which companies are participating as they confirm.
If you are hiring and want to be part of the job fair here is how you can help:
Send a representative + swag from your studio to the event to show your support for the industry and to meet potential candidates. Email email@example.com for more info.
Participating Companies: A Thinking Ape, East Side Games, DeNA, IUGO Mobile Entertainment, Kabam Vancouver, Invoke Labs Inc., Hothead Games, Roadhouse Interactive, YMC Global Network, GREE Canada, Smoking Gun Interactive, GameHouse, Opzi, Ayogo, Fathom Interactive, Finger Food Studios and Wyley Interactive