New hires in mobile: 6waves Lolapps, Big Fish Games and TinyCo

Hiring in the mobile apps sector dropped again this week, as most companies were busy with the annual Game Developers Conference. This week we report just seven new hires spread across six companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, Gameloft showed the most activity and 6waves Lolapps had the week’s highest profile hire, bringing on Patrik Wilkens as a senior product manager in Beijing.

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6waves Lolapps

  • Patrik Wilkens, Senior Product Manager – A high profile move at 6waves Lolapps begins our roundup. Wilkens was previously the general manager and studio head at Nexxter Interactive China.

Acquinity Interactive

  • Lisa Bottiglieri, Senior Client Services Manager – A single hire this week for Acquinity Interactive. Bottiglieri was a senior media buyer at CoregMedia.

Big Fish Games

  • Qiang Yu, Senior Software Engineer – Yu was formerly a software development engineer at Amazon.


  • David Todd, Principal Environment Artist – Two hires this week for Gameloft. Todd was formerly the lead artist at Krome Studios.
  • Stefan Toma, QA Technician – Toma was previously a junior QA tester at Electronic Arts.


  • Benjamin Plich, Global Game Director – Plich joins GREE from his previous position as a game designer at GAE Inc.


  • Alejandro Burzyn, Developer – Burzyn comes from Metrogames, where he was also a developer.