God Speed!

Recent proceedings at Vigil & Relic have been well documented, and things such as this are never easy. Both companies have lost some serious talent, talent that others will benefit from.

So, in an attempt to aid those needing to find a new place, I thought I’d compile what I’ve found out there, from recruiters to people directly at companies.

Most of the information below was gathered from www.polycount.com (awesome site for artists), the rest was from linkedin & twitter.

I’m going to add to this page, as anything new comes up. Good luck everyone.

>> Vigil Games Work Fair <<

Vigil Games is planning a work fair in Austin for those affected, hopefully this will help you meet with people face to face.

When is it?

Thursday, April 5, 2012 – 10:00am – 2:00pm

Where is it?

River Place Country Club : 4207 River Place Blvd. Austin, Texas 78730

Link to the event: Vigil Games Work Fair




Person Company Email / Link / Twitter Name
Michelle Gallego Activision @gallego115
Lucy Philips Datascope lucy@datascope.co.uk
Christina Nichols Vicarious Visions cnichols@vvisions.com
Sharon Allen   sallen100@austin.rr.com
Andy Cheren Digital Artist Management andy@damagents.com
Michael Maxfield EA mmaxfield@ea.com
Michelle Rawicz EA mrawicz@ea.com
Michael Nichols THQ  Michael.nichols@thq.com
Aaran Pate Timegate pateaa@timegate.com
Elena-Veronica Popescu Ubisoft elena-veronica.popescu@ubisoft.com
Karl Teasdale Ubisoft karl.teasdale@ubisoft.com
Heather Holmes Ubisoft @hholmes79
Andrew Wilson Ubisoft @h1lson
Louise Selfe Gravity  louise@gravityrecruitment.com
Lindsey Raye Big Huge Games / 38 Studios http://www.facebook.com/superflylinz




This is some of the direct people who’ve put their names forward as potential leads to new things:


Person Company Email / Link / Twitter Name
Adam Bromell Ubisoft adam.bromell@ubisoft.com
Bradley Kachel Ubisoft Bradley.kachel@ubisoft.com
Lenny Grossi Blizzard lgrossi@blizzard.com
Robert Bowling Ex-Infinity Ward @fourzerotwo
Si Donbavand Evolution Studios  si_donbavand@scee.net
Brandon Boldenow Backflip Studios bboldenow@backflipstudios.com
Howard Tang Sony Santa Monica htang57@gmail.com
Jonathan Hawkings Sony Santa Monica jonathan_hawkins@playstation.sony.com




Company Link
Riot Games http://www.riotgames.com/careers/job-openings-0
High Moon Studios http://activision.taleo.net/careersection/00003/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=8160110982     Andrew Zaferakis
Insomniac http://www.insomniacgames.com/careers/job-openings/
Kingsisle http://www.kingsisle.com/jobs
Irrational http://irrationalgames.com/studio/careers-at-irrational/
Rockstar https://www.rockstargames.com/jobs
Blizzard http://jobs.blizzard.com
Sony Santa Monica SonySMRecruiting@playstation.sony.com
Bungie http://www.bungie.net/Inside/aboutus.aspx
343 Industries http://www.microsoft-careers.com/go/343-Industries-Jobs/190537/?utm_source=jobfair&utm_campaign=343
Ready at Dawn http://www.readyatdawn.com/jobs.php
SpaceTime Studios http://www.spacetimestudios.com/content.php?119-Jobs
Timegate Studios http://timegatestudios.catsone.com/careers/
Spark Unlimited http://www.sparkunlimited.com/jobs_currentjobs.html
Moonspider http://www.moonspiderstudio.com/
Neversoft http://www.neversoft.com/hiring.html
Petroglyph http://petroglyphgames.com/careers
Naughty Dog jobs@naughtydog.com
Illfonic jobs@illfonic.com
Epic jobs@epicgames.com
Guerrilla Games http://www.guerrilla-games.com/jobs
Creative Assembly http://www.creative-assembly.com/jobs/
Sucker Punch http://www.suckerpunch.com/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=91
PopCap http://www.popcap.com/job-opportunities
5th Cell http://www.5thcell.com/jobs/
Harmonix http://www.harmonixmusic.com/jobs
Junction Point http://www.disneycareers.com/en/search-jobs/advanced-search/
Zenimax http://jobs.zenimax.com/
Crystal Dynamics http://crystald.com/en/jobs.html
Bioware http://www.bioware.com/careers
Capcom https://uscareers-capcom.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=0
Respawn Entertainment http://www.respawn.com/careers/
Lucasarts https://www.lucasfilm.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.searchJobs


About Haydn Dalton

Creative Lead 30 Years Developing Games

3 Responses to “God Speed!”

  1. To the developers at Relic/Vigil, If you’re interested in a full-time 2-3 month mobile game development gig (potentially long term) in Vancouver or at home, anywhere in the world with competitive compensation while you sort out your long-term plans, please contact me at DHmobilevancity@gmail.com for more information. We’re looking for 7-8 talented software developers, networking developers and one database developer. If you know of anyone that may be interested, I appreciate it if you send em my way. It’s primarily a full-time job gig, overtime is available as well and we are also considering part-time positions for certain specialized task. This project will net you decent earnings while you sort through your career plans. I prefer to work with developers from Vancouver, however it’s not necessary, feel free to contact me if you’re from Austin Texas or anywhere else in the world. Please keep in mind, although this is a short gig, if we like each other and development goes well you’re also looking at a competitive career alternative with decent competitive compensation. Thank you for your interest! I’d love to hear from you.

    Take care and best wishes.


    Haydn I’m sorry for posting here, please add me to the list if possible =) Thank you!

  2. Thanks Hayden for including me in your list! ~ I’m standing by & ready to help anyone in need! I have open roles for experienced MMO & Game Devs! (ie = Lead, Sr Systems, Content, & UI Designers, Sr FX Artists, Animators, Gameplay & PS3 Programmers, etc,etc,etc) ~ The list goes on you know…I’m working late tonight! 🙂

  3. Could we update the info for Blizzard please – Lenny Grossi (head of HR operations) | lgrossi@blizzard.com | http://jobs.blizzard.com – thanks!

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