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Games Recruiter honoured with recruitment body's Honorary Fellowship

Interactive Selection is pleased to announce that its MD, David Smith, has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) in the UK. The Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) is the representative body for individuals working within the Staffing and Recruitment Industry. Established in 2009 in its present form, but tracing its [...]

Interactive Selection to speak at Quo Vadis Conference April 21-23 Berlin

David Smith from Interactive Selection will be accompanying Harald Riegler from Sproing to talk about “Managing your Career in the European Games Industry.” Following a set career path becomes more and more difficult as the games segment across related industries and games are made on even more different platforms. How does a student or young [...]

Feedback confirms high ratings of European Women in Games Conference 2014.

Thanks to nearly half of delegates who completed the feedback form on-line. We will take all your comments on board for future conferences and events. With a similar feedback format to last year we can also make some year on year comparisons.

Over 1 in 8 delegates were male (2013, 1 in 5). 42% of delegates [...]

Tickets now on sale for European Women in Games Conference, 10th September, London

The fourth annual European Women in Games Conference is to take place on Wednesday 10th September at London South Bank University.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Your future in games.”  The programme will feature a  range of current topics including setting up your own games company, games industry career advice to how to encourage [...]

Computer or Console -- German Game Developers under Pressure

Computer games on cell phones and the Internet are increasing in popularity. In 1998, Thomas Friedmann founded the Funatics company in Oberhausen to make games for consoles. Today he concentrates on online and cell phone games. Made in Germany takes a look at this highly competitive market.

Interactive MD David Smith added to formidable list of speakers at Quo Vadis conference in Berlin

Quo Vadis has become Germany’s largest conference for topics related to the video game industry. First chosen in 2007, the Berlin venue embodies everything games are about: youth culture, creativity and a love of play. The event takes place in Berlin 23-25 April. Richard Garriott will hold a keynote at this years Quo Vadis talking about [...]

Germany's Women in Games invited to European Conference in London 26 September 2012

Women In Games Jobs (WIGJ) is pleased to invite women and men from Germany and all over Europe to this year’s European Women In Games conference which will take place on September 26th 2012 at the Hilton Hotel, Kensington in London. The theme of this year’s conference is the evolving of the games industry and [...]

Chris Schmitz Ubisoft Blue Byte Production Head talks to Game Careers at gamescom

Christopher Schmitz, Head of Production at Ubisoft Blue Byte talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at gamescom in Cologne. Chris joined the games industry almost 20 years ago. After many years in localization and programming, he turned towards producing in 2001. Christopher joined Blue Byte in 2007 as Executive Producer for the [...]

Matthias Hellmund, Head of Mobile Development for Exozet Games, talks to Game Careers

Matthias Hellmund, Head of Mobile Development for Exozet Games in Berlin (Germany) talks to David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at GDC Europe. Matthias studied Media and Computer Science at Hochschule Furtwangen University (Germany) with stopovers in Tampere (Finland), San Francisco and Berlin. Today, he leads the mobile unit of Exozet games, creating [...]

Benedikt Grindel, Head of Live Operations at Ubisoft Blue Byte talks to Game Careers

Benedikt Grindel, Head of Live Operations at Ubisoft Blue Byte talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. After acquiring a masters degree in mathematics with business as a minor and starting his job career at a carpet manufacturer, Benedikt Grindel found out that you cannot just play computer [...]