"Don't be a dick." That simple notion is the first of Victor Lucas' 3D rules. The others? Don't dick around and don't hang out with dicks. Some would lead you to believe the games press is filled with dicks. It's not. With this in mind, I seek out the best games writing - from news to interviews to reviews and beyond - and highlight it here.
Yesterday, the amount of people looking for jobs in the games industry swelled as IGN and EA layed off staff. We’ve gathered up a bunch of jobs and opportunities across various related fields below. We’ll update with more details and jobs as they become available.
Gaming Staff Positions:
Senior Editor, USGamer. Details can be found here: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/jobs/eurogamer/united-states/north-america/senior-editor-usgamer-id60286
Editor, USGamer. Details can be found here: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/jobs/eurogamer/united-states/north-america/editor-usgamer-id60283
Gamezebo.com: Contact jim (at) gamezebo (dot) com for inquiries.
Joystiq.com: Contact Xav de Matos xav (at) joystiq (dot) com for inquiries.
Gamezone.com Contact Matt Liebl mliebl (at) gamezone (dot) com for inquiries.
Freelance Friendly Sites:
The Escapist details here: http://www.escapistmagazine.com/content/contact
Unwinnable http://www.unwinnable.com/submissions/ (Note when pitches are accepted.)
Kill Screen https://killscreen.submittable.com/submit
Tech Staff Positions:
Windows Editor, PCWorld. Details can be found here: https://idg.tms.hrdepartment.com/jobs/879/Senior-Editor-Windows-PCWorldSan-Francisco-CA
Staff Writer, TechHive. https://idg.tms.hrdepartment.com/jobs/874/Staff-Writer-TechHiveNew-York-NY
Culture Editor, Deputy Managing Editor, Senior Features Editor, Video Editor (NY) – the Verge. http://www.theverge.com/jobs
Reviews Editor, The Verge. http://theverge.theresumator.com/apply/jobs/details/At4IJr?
Science Editor, The Verge. http://theverge.theresumator.com/apply/jobs/details/00JEF8?
West Coast News Writer, The Verge. http://theverge.theresumator.com/apply/jobs/details/zXbtCC?
Editor, CNET.com. http://ghz.me/mJ
PCWorld.com: Contact Alex Wawro (@awawro) for inquiries.
Social Media & CM, Gamespot.com. Details can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25084&siteid=5131&jobid=343816
CM – Diablo III. http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/careers/posting.html?id=130000D
PR Manager, Blizzard. http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/careers/posting.html?id=1100095
PR Coordinator, Ubisoft (CAN) http://ghz.me/mH
PR Manager, Trion Worlds. http://trionworlds.com/en/careers/redwood-shores/?ID=SF829959221
Brand Manager, Trion Worlds http://trionworlds.com/en/careers/san-diego/?ID=SF133686219
Social Media Manager, Future. http://www.futureus.com/2013/02/20/social-media-manager/
CM, Bethesda. http://jobs.zenimax.com/requisitions/view/342
Other Non Dev Opportunities:
Editorial Fellow, Jezebel (NY) http://gawker.com/5985030/jezebel-is-hiring-editorial-fellows?tag=jobsatgawker
Designer, Video Editor, Accounts. IDG. Details: https://idg.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/alljobs.cgi?order=jobs.timedate%20DESC&start=0&qty=25
Sales & Accounts, GamesIndustry & Eurogamer. http://www.gamesindustry.biz/jobs/eurogamer/
eSports Director, Blizzard. http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/careers/posting.html?id=1100095
Head of eSports, GameSpot. http://ghz.me/mI
Games Writer, Telltale Games http://www.telltalegames.com/company/jobs/
Copy Writer, Nintendo. https://nintendo.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl
Development and Related:
QA Tester, Zombie Studios. http://www.zombie.com/jobs?cc=show&id=1821589
Graphics Programmer, Ubisoft (UK) https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25314&siteid=5290&jobid=867799
Executive Assistant, Ubisoft (CAN) https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25314&siteid=5290&AReq=5233BR&Codes=ALL_Other_JB_SN
Junior Producer, Deep Silver (Germany) http://www.deepsilver.com/de/jobs/newsdetails/article/junior-producer-1/
Junior Graphics Artist (Germany) http://www.deepsilver.com/de/jobs/newsdetails/article/junior-graphic-artist-1/
QA Tester, Game Designer, Concept Artist – Telltale Games http://www.telltalegames.com/company/jobs/
Multiplayer Programmer, BioWare EDM. https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=12228&company=EA
Artists, Designers, Programmers – BioWare MTL http://www.bioware.com/careers/montreal
Voice Actor, Female. Send portfolios to jobs (at) criticalstudio (dot) com (dot) br
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