New Hires in Mobile: Alphonso Labs, Big Fish Games, Foursquare & More

The volume of active companies was very high this week according to data from LinkedIn and other sources. Of the fourteen developers active this week, none brought on any new executive level hires though.

We know there are many more mobile game and mobile social app developers who are actively growing, so if your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please get in touch with us here: mail (at) insidemobileapps (dot) com. We’ll get your news into an upcoming post.

Who else is hiring? The Inside Network Job Board presents a survey of current openings at leading companies in the industry.

Here’s this week’s full list:

Alphonso Labs

  • Simon Tao, Software Engineer — Now a part of the Alphonso Labs team, Tao was most recently a software engineer at IBM.

Big Fish Games


  • Ricky Hussmann, iOS Intern — There is a single hire for Foursquare. Hussmann was a software engineer at ProLogic, Inc.


  • Yevgeniy Maiboroda, Game Producer — Maiboroda joins Gameloft this week. He was previously the head of branch at PZU.
  • Maximiliano Scalzotto, Lead Product Specialist LATAM Team — In an internal shift at Gameloft, Scalzotto changes roles from a senior submission specialist LATAM.
  • Wagner Freitas, Computer Graphics Artist/Animator — Freitas was most recently a 3D character animator at Flux Animation.

Glu Mobile



  • Steve Robinson, Business Development — Jumptap brings on a trio of new hires starting with Robinson, a former student at Boston College.
  • Carolina Save, Legal Intern — Also joining Jumptap is Save, who was most recently a student at Suffolk University Law School.
  • Kacee Evitts, Account Executive — Evitts was previously a territory manager at Blockhouse Furniture.


  • Josephene Mendoza, Content Production Editor — Now at mig33, Mendoza was most recently a Qplus marketing and communications officer at QI Group of Companies.


  • Arun Sirimalla, Hadoop Admin — Ngmoco makes a single hire. Sirimalla was most recently a Hadoop system architect at Cloudwick Technologies.

Pocket Gems

  • Jeannie Lee, Lead Artist — Joining Pocket Gems this week is Lee, who was previously a lead artist for Gaia Online, and is currently an art lead and producer at Playdom.


  • Francesco Georg, Software Development Intern — Smule shows activity this week, hiring on Georg, a former software development intern at Inventables.



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