New hires in mobile apps: Nordeus, IGT and more

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector was up this week with 27 new hires overall between 5 companies. Nordeus reported the most activity with 18 new hires, though these include all the hires the company made since April 2012. The highest profile promotion of the week was Darrell Rodriguez who now serves as IGT’s Chief Creative Officer.

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Breaktime Studios

  • Hai Minh Tran, Director, User Experience — Previously Tran was creative director at Tagged.
  • Steven Mellor, Systems Administrator — Mellor was systems administrator at Intalio.
  • Andres Delucca, Senior Product Manager — Delucca was formerly senior product manager at Strom8.
  • Suman Som, UA Manager — Some was a UA manager and growth Manager at TinyCo before joining Breaktime Studios.


  • Jordan Young, Data Scientist – Young worked as a financial economist at Fannie Mae.
  • Jason Young, Software Client Engineer – Young was previously co-founder of Mirror Match Games.


  • Darrell Rodriguez, Chief Creative Officer — Rodriguez has served as IGT’s senior vice president Global Game Studios since October 2010.


Nordeus updated us with all the new hires they made since April 2012:

  • Ratko Božović, User Acquisition Manager — Božović was online marketing for Labeley and Vectorian Inc.
  • Jelena Matejić, Finance assistant — Matejić previously worked as finance assistant in Nelt Co.
  • Miodrag Kovačević, PR assistant — Kovačević was a freelance game reviewer

Nordeus also gave the following people their first job in the industry:

  • FIlip Živković, SDE.
  • Mladen Marković, SDE in Test.
  • Strahinja Popović, SDE.
  • Goran Brkić, SDE for Android.
  • Petar Milivojević, Senior Concept Artist — was previously a self-employed freelancer and used to do concept art for Microsoft Xbox titles before his freelance work.
  • Rastko Stanojević, 3D Artist — was in 3D Production and Web Design at Keen Software House before starting work with Nordeus.
  • Sava Minić, SDE.
  • Maja Isakov, SDE.
  • Dušan Stevanović, SDE.
  • Marko Jevremović, SDE.
  • Laslo Ludrovan, Texture Artist.
  • Nenad Nešović, 3D Artist — was a freelancer in the games industry.
  • Dragan Basta, SDE in Test.
  • Staša Ćulafić, SDE for iOS.
  • Stanislav Antić, System engineer.
  • Denis Karamustafić, SDE.


  • Ana Gilligan, Game Artist — Gilligan worked in a similar position at Vostu.
  • Simon Schmid, Engineer — Schmid was a Flash Developer at Jung von Matt.