New hires in mobile apps: GREE, Electronic Arts and Pocket Gems

Hiring in the mobile apps sector was down slightly this week with 21 new hires between 10 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, GREE reported the most activity with six new hires. The highest profile hire of the week is Blake Jorgensen who joins Electronic Arts after serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Levi Strauss & Co.

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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.

Electronic Arts

  • Blake Jorgensen, Chief Financial Officer — Jorgensen joins EA after serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer for Levi Strauss & Co. since July 2009.

Gameloft

  • Raffaele Lattanzio, UI Artist Lattanzio was a graphic designer, echnical designer at FashionMode Studio.
  • Geoff Buchanan, Sound Designer Buchanan was graduated from Musitechnic.
  • Scott Galante, Production Research Analyst — Galante was formerly co-producer at National College Comedy Festival 2012.
  • Émilie Bouchard, Recruteuse — Bouchard was responsable service de recrutement at Agence Hélène Roy.

Glu Mobile

  • Swaroop Rayudu, Android Software Engineer — Rayudu was a graduate student at University of Texas at Dallas.

GREE

  • Sumit Agarwal, Software Engineer – Server — Agarwal was previously software engineer at Funzio.
  • Jimmy Giliberti, Director of Sales Engineering — Giliberti was CEO at Qthere.
  • Arthur Wiesen, Art Producer — Wiesen was formerly, lead artist at Graphite Lab-Black Lantern Studios.
  • Galvin Hsiu, Principal Engineer — Hsiu was director of technology at Grubwithus.com befoer joining GREE.
  • Pascal Borghino, Senior Architect — Borghino comes to GREE from Yahoo where he worked as sr devops manager.
  • Sayaka Colobong, Bilingual Executive Assistant — Colobong was volunteer school coordinator & english teacher.

Millennial Media

  • Emory Neely, Senior Manager, Pricing and Strategy — Neely was previously pricing and strategy manager at Millennial Media.

ngmoco

  • Eric Arroyo, Artist Arroyo came to ngmoco from Imba Games where he was core artist.

Plumbee

  • Peter Stathis, Mathematician & Games Designer — Stathis was previously at NextGen in Sydney, where he had the same title.

Pocket Gems

  • Ravi Agarwal, Mobile Engineer Agarwal worked as an intern at Samsung India Software Operations.
  • Michael Fedor, Head of Analytics Fedor was foremerly manager of analytics at Pocket Gems.
  • Aditya Josyula, User Acquisition Manager Josyula was an MBA intern, strategy and planning, EMEA at Facebook.
  • Elijah-Giuseppe Nicolas, Associate Test Lead Nicolas was promoted from his previous position, mobile test engineer.

Rovio

  • Alexander Schachtschabel, Client Developer — Schachtschabel joins Rovio from Fujitsu where he worked as a consultant.

Tapjoy

  • Mollie Thomas, Accounting Consultant — Thomas was previously accountant and bookkeeper at Robert Half Finance & Accounting.