New hires in mobile apps: GREE, Tap for Tap, Tapjoy and more

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector was down this week with six new hires overall between four companies. GREE reported the most activity with three new hires. The highest profile promotion of the week was Steve Wadsworth, who is now President and CEO of Tapjoy. Wadsworth stepped into the the role from his previous position as director at Tapjoy.

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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.


  • Heming Liu, Game Studio, Senior Software Engineer — Liu was previously an Android software engineer at Glu Mobile.
  • Duncan Weir, QA Lead — Weir was QA alpha lead at Zynga.
  • George Lu, Senior Software Engineer — Lu was formerly senior engineer at Backbone Entertainment.

Tap for Tap

  • Phil Laird, SDK Developer — Laird previously worked at Wifarer as an Android developer.


  • Steve Wadsworth, President and CEO —  Wasworth stepped into the role from his previous position as director at the company.


  • Ivan Garde, Product Manager — Garde worked as a Producer at Junebud AB in Sweden.