New hires in mobile: Big Fish Games, Glu Mobile and NaturalMotion

Hiring in the mobile apps sector was up this week, with 18 new hires spread across seven companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, Gameloft and InMobi showed the most activity, but there were no significant or high profile hires to report.

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Big Fish Games

  • Vivekanand Boggarapu, Software Design Engineer in Test II – Two hires at Big Fish Games starts off our roundup. Boggarapu was previously an SDET at Microsoft.
  • Jeff Petersen, Producer – Petersen was formerly an associate development manager at Nintendo of America.

Gameloft

  • Dimitar Marinski, Environment Concept Artist – Gameloft leads our roundup with six hires. Marinski was previously a concept artist at Crytek.
  • Aranzazu Gomez, Spanish Translator/Editor – Gomez was a spanish localization tester at Babel Media before joining Gameloft.
  • Arthur Guillot, Junior 3D Artist – Guillot gets a promotion, moving up from an internship at Gameloft.
  • Jason Rosenberg, Programming Intern – Rosenberg comes on an intern.
  • Pierre-Antoine Reymond, Game Designer Intern – As does Reymond.

Glu Mobile

  • Chris Foster, Character Artist – A pair of hires at Glu. Foster was a character artist at Collision Studios.
  • Julian Jauregui, Intern 3D Animator – Jauregui was formerly a contract artist at Hoaloha Robotics.

GREE

  • Daisuke Irie, Contents Director – Irie was previously the senior interaction designer (UI / UX) at Moblyng.

InMobi

  • Jivitesh Bansal, Software Engineer – InMobi returns to our roundup after a short break. Bansal was previously a software engineer at Webaroo.
  • Kelvin Sim, Sales Lead (Malaysia) – Sim was formerly the deputy head of marketing and business development at Tune Talk Sdn Bhd.
  • Harrish Posa, Manager Events, APAC & Africa – Posa’s previous position was as manager of PR and events at IMImobile.
  • Anirban Saha, Linux System Administrator – Saha was a unix system administrator at IPsoft.
  • Barun Kumar, Intern – Kumar starts his career at InMobi as an intern.

Kontagent

  • Dennis Chan, Software Engineer – Chan was previously a software engineer at Shmoop.

NaturalMotion

  • Diego Chiodini, Programmer – Chiodini was a software developer at 2Boxes Studio.