New hires in mobile: 6waves, InMobi and Storm8

Hiring in the mobile apps sector was down slightly this week with 17 new hires between 12 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, Gameloft reported the most activity with three new hires. Unlike previous weeks, there were no significant or high level hires to report, most likely due to the July 4 holiday.

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.

6waves

  • Kim Bhatha, User Acquisition Manager — Batha was previously a media analyst and production coordinator at Playphone Inc.
  • Andy Chaisiri, Game Designer — Chaisiri comes to 6waves from Cloudacc, where he was a design consultant.

Big Fish Games

  • Kelly Alleen-Willems, Researcher —  Alleen-Willems was an academic advisor at Northern Arizona University before joining Big Fish Games.

Gameloft

  • Shaik Kareemulla, Tester — Kareemulla was formerly a test specialist at IBM.
  • Émilie Bouchard, Recruiter — Bouchard previously ran her own human resources company.
  • Tatiana Gil López, Playtesting Lead — López makes our roundup with a promotion. She was was previously a game expert at Gameloft.

Glu Mobile

  • Shek Tsui, Associate Game Designer — Tsui comes to Glu from Superscape, where he was a QA tester.

InMobi

  • Saurav Das, Yield Management — Das was a Sr. analyst – strategy and planning at AOL UK.
  • Amanda Zhou, Channel Sales Manager — Zhou was previously the director, business and development at Eastern Path Marketing.

Kiip

  • Jessica Hwang, Jr. Account Executive — Hwang was a sales lead at BetterWorks before joining Kiip.

NaturalMotion

  • Chris Sabatino, Developer Support Engineer — Sabatino comes to NaturalMotion straight from Digipen.

Pocket Change

  • Tim O’Neil, Senior Advertising Sales Manager — O’Neil makes the jump from InMobi, where he was a business development manager.

Pocket Gems

  • Somer Loen, Artist — Loen was previously an artist at Kabam.

Rovio

  • Murad Kamalov, Developer, R&D — Kamalov was a researcher at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology.

Storm8

  • Cheryll Del Rosario, Graphic Designer — Del Rosario comes from Future US, where she was a producer – design and content.
  • Kristina Mora, Recruiting Coordinator — Mora was a talent acquisition coordinator at Meebo, Inc.

Tapjoy

  • Meena Kallu, Sales Representative — Kallu was a front end manager at Safeway before joining Tapjoy.