New hires in social games: King.com, Disney and more

Hiring in the social games sector was down this week with 18 new hires across 8 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, King.com reported the most activity with five new hires.

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

Arkadium

  • Kristin Harris, public relations associate — Harris was previously public relations coordinator at Grooveshark.

Big Fish Games

  • Bob Kehl, Production Artist – Kehl comes to Big Fish from W/ LLC as a Media Designer.

GameDuell

  • Muriel Moureton, Key Account Manager France – Moureton graduated with a Master of Arts, International Business Management at SRH Hochschule.

King.com

  • Alex Bonel, Product Manager – Bonel was video game producer at Digital Chocolate.
  • Philipp Lanik, Business Manager – Lanik use to be social media manager at bwin.party digital entertainment.
  • Xavier Calabuig, Senior Artist – Calabuig was previously concept artist at Enne. 
  • Fatima Monllor, Game Designer – Monllor comes from being game designer at Digital Chocolate.
  • Antonio Sanchez Cascon, Lead Artist – Cascon title was previously expert artist at Digital Chocolate

peak games

  • Arda Cevik, Junior Game Designer – Cevik graduated from Erasmus Exchange Student at Hochschule RheinMain.

Disney playdom

  • Shrisha Chandrashekar, Senior Software Engineer – Chandrashekar was software consultant at Novell.
  • Shuvro Sarker, Software Engineer – Sarker was previously an independent contractor for Blender Foundation.
  • Patrick Millegan, Associate Product Manager – Millegan was an intern at About.me.

Wooga

  • Jayne Yong, Marketing and Communications – Yong interned as the contemporary music marketer at Barbican Centre.
  • Alexander Mamontov, Product Lead, Diamond Dash — Mamontov worked for Gameloft before as an executive producer.
  • Sagar Datta, Game Designer — Datta worked for Koolhaus Games before as an assistant producer.

Zynga

  • Thanu Chandrarajah, Mobile Developer – Chandrarajah used to be agile engineer at Xtreme Labs.
  • Mario Hui, Software Engineer – Hui comes from Simply Good Technologies as a server engineer.
  • Junyong Suh, Software Engineer – Suh was graduate research assistant at Carnegie Mellon University.