New hires in social games: Plumbee, Game Insight and Playdemic

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Hiring in the social games sector was down this week with three new hires overall between three companies. The highest profile hire of the week was Ian Livingstone who joined Playdemic as its new Chairman. Besides being an accomplished fantasy author and co-founder of Games Workshop, Livingstone is also Life President of Eidos.

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  • Jingkei Ly joined, Java Server Engineer — Ly used to work at EA and Detica (BAE).

Game Insight

  • Jason Santillano, Events Manager — Santillano formerly worked at GREE.


  • Ian Livingstone, Chairman — Livingstone is also an author and Life President of Eidos.