New hires in social games: Wooga, Zynga and more

Hiring in the social games sector was down slightly this week with 17 new hires across 8 companies. Based on information from LinkedIn and other sources, Wooga reported the most activity with six new hires.

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Big Fish Games

  • Lance Tanaka, Customer Support Representative — Tanaka was Inventory Control Specialist at Apple
  • Ashlimarie Dong, User Experience Designer — Dong was formerly a lead front-end web developer intern at Priveazy

Digital Chocolate

  • Carlo Chable, art manager — Chable was previously was a concept artist at Kaxan Media Group – Kaxan Games.

  • Lisa Makikaltio, HR Administrator — Makikaltio was previously an assistant manager at QWORK.


  • Stepan Grinek, Data Scientist — Grinek was formerly a Geophysical Application Developer Terranotes Ltd.


  • Nyet Lin Ng, Data Analyst — Ng was a data analyst at AFS Data Insights.


  • Tommaso Piazza, Engineer — Piazza was a PHD student at Chalmers University of Technology before coming to Wooga.
  • Megan Morris, English Proofreader — Morris was a writer & editor at before.
  • Lauren Elizabeth Gerstner, Community Specialist — Gerstner worked for Nokia as a social media strategy & communication manager previously.
  • Marcin Rutkowski, Game Artist — Ruktowski worked as a graphic designer for Game Factory previously.
  • Grace Gair,  Project Manager — Gair was previously employed at research2guidance as research coordinator.
  • Eeva Hattara, Project Manager — Hattara was previously employed at Digital Chocolate as a controller.


  • Deepak Krishnan, Lord of War — Krishnan was the founder of Cling Technologies Pvt Ltd.
  • Santosh kumar k, Software QA Engineer — kumar k worked as as senior software engineer at Veersoft Solutions Pvt Ltd.
  • Amer Arab, Arabic Lead Linguist — Arab was formerly head of localization at Peak Games.
  • Kitty Hughes, Associate Game Designer — Hughes was previously content designer at Big Huge Games.