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This topic contains 9 replies, has 4 voices, and was last updated by  omen 12 years ago.

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  • #4805

    peter_b
    Participant

    New develop is out now. available to download off the site. http://www.developmag.com

    Nice article about how the uk is in a drought of programmers etc for the next gen because colleges arent producing the grads. So they’re stealing grads wherever they can get them. Off physic\maths courses etc.

    Definately a nice situation though for people trying to get into the industry, there’s plenty of places. You just need to focus you skills and get those demos made and submitted. Seems like every company is on a hiring drive.

  • #27461

    jediboy
    Participant

    that’s great that they have a FREE PDF version for users to download!

  • #27462

    jediboy
    Participant

    And as for a UK Games Shortage, if you have a list of “Hungry Companies” be sure and post it right here!!!

  • #27470

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    Just check the jobs section on http://www.gamesindustry.biz/

    Loads o’ jobs.

  • #27472

    peter_b
    Participant

    And as for a UK Games Shortage, if you have a list of “Hungry Companies” be sure and post it right here!!![/quote:9f825242aa]

    Ninja theory, Sega Driving studio, Sony Liverpool\Cambridge\soho, Climax, Rare, Rockstar North, Codies,Blitz\Volatile games, evolution etc. Although some of these are for experienced people, alot are taking on grads\newbies.

  • #27485

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    Climax had a big exodus so they are looking for loads of people.

  • #27492

    omen
    Participant

    Climax had a big exodus so they are looking for loads of people.[/quote:435e13bbc2]
    Maybe there’s a good reason there was a exodus….

  • #27493

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    Climax had a big exodus so they are looking for loads of people.[/quote:a24eda5fa8]
    Maybe there’s a good reason there was a exodus….[/quote:a24eda5fa8]

    Exodus, Movement of Jah people.

    /yes, yes I’m putting my coat on now.

    Ofcourse what you say is true Damo, but new blood can cure alot of things. However if the underlying factors remain the same, I would classify a company as being in a terminal downward spiral. I cant see that being the case with Climax, I imagien they’d sort themselves out.

    Not saing there was any trouble….’Allegedly’. ‘Apparently’ etc

  • #27494

    omen
    Participant

    Not if the problem is the upper management :)

  • #27499

    omen
    Participant

    Just thought…. Climax laid off loads of people last year over the Warhammer Online fiasco. Guess they’re getting their staff levels back up again.

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