New hires in mobile apps: Wooga, Gameloft and more

Hiring in the mobile apps sector was up this week with 30 new hires overall between 15 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, Wooga reported the most activity with six new hires. The highest profile hire of the week was made by ezetop, who brought on Aine Cuddihy as their Chief Marketing officer.

If your mobile game or social app company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please get in touch with us. Email us at: mail (at) insidemobileapps (dot) com, and we’ll get your news into an upcoming post.

If you want to know who else is hiring, the Inside Network Job Board showcases current openings with the industry’s leading companies.

Adknowledge

  • Olesya Zinovieva, Account Manager – Zinovieva was a campaign manager at Adconion Media Group.
  • Stephen Eng, Account Manager – Eng worked at Adconion Media Group as an account manager.
  • Jessica Burnie, Designer – Burnie comes to Adknowledge from Guidelines Advertising where she was a graphic designer.
  • Kahla Braedy, Corporate Recruiter/HR Specialist –  Braedy was formerly senior HR coordinator, at Intact Insurance.

DNA Dynamics

  • Kevin Corti, Studio Head — Corti was previously CEO & co-founder of SoshiGames.

ezetop

  • Aine Cuddihy, Chief Marketing Officer — Cuddihy joins ezetop after four and a half years with Paddy Power plc where she was head of online marketing.

Gameloft

  • Emiliano Arrúa Curti, Game Producer — Curti was Argentina operations manager at Achilles Group Limited.
  • Harsha Vardhan, Game Tester — Vardhan was formerly an Intern Manamai.
  • Paul Clairmont, Online Lead —  Clairmont was a programmer at Beeline Interactive, Inc.

GREE

  • Zike (Jim) Huang,  Software Engineer – Node.JS Game Server — Huang was previously software architect at Lux Delux, Inc.
  • Philip Mok, Marketing Coordinator — Mok was an accounting customer service coordinator at Craigslist before joining GREE.

InMobi

  • Shane Geldbach, Business Development — Prior to joining InMobi Geldbach was a research assistant UCLA.
  • Roberto Roldan, Interactive Art Director — Roldan was a freelance senior designer at Vodafone Australia.

Kontagent

  • Stepan Grinek, Data Scientist — Grinek was formerly a geophysical application developer Terranotes Ltd.

Millennial Media

  • Nicholas Erickson, Mobile Operations Specialist — Erickson was a volunteer game and forum moderator RawCritics.
  • Mike Canterbury, Campaign Analyst — Canterbury comes to Millennial Media from TEKsystems where he was a project analyst.

NaturalMotion

  • Javier Calet Toledo, Tech Programmer — Toledo was a core programmer Geniaware srl.

Plumbee

  • Nyet Lin Ng, Data Analyst — Ng was a data analyst at AFS Data Insights.

Pocket Gems

  • Debarshi Chaudhuri, Associate Product Manager — Chaudhuri was consultant at Monitor Group.
  • Benjamin Kwok, Mobile Test Engineer — Kwok was a QA analyst at Namco Bandai Games America.
  • Dan Chung, Mobile Test Engineer — This is Chung’s first job in the mobile sector.

Storm8

  • Paul Yula, Junior Animator — Yula was design & communication manager at AS Election Board.

Vungle

  • Ben Bear, Director of BD – Advertiser Relations — Bear was previously the general manager of the Ivy Insiders program for Revolution Prep.

Wooga

  • Tommaso Piazza, Engineer — Piazza was a PHD student at Chalmers University of Technology before coming to Wooga.
  • Megan Morris, English Proofreader — Morris was a writer & editor at yachtico.com before.
  • Lauren Elizabeth Gerstner, Community Specialist — Gerstner worked for Nokia as a social media strategy & communication manager previously.
  • Marcin Rutkowski, Game Artist — Ruktowski worked as a graphic designer for Game Factory previously.
  • Grace Gair,  Project Manager — Gair was previously employed at research2guidance as research coordinator.
  • Eeva Hattara, Project Manager — Hattara was previously employed at Digital Chocolate as a controller.

Z2Live

  • Kevin Ehmry, Server Developer — Ehmry was server programmer at ArenaNet.