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January 12, 2004 at 10:36 am #2932AnonymousInactive
following on from Thursday nights announcement re: TKO, can anyone offer any confirmation on what is happening and when?
As I understood it, TKO software (makers of MoH:Pearl Harbor) are opening an office in Dublin at the end of this month. They hope to create 110 jobs ultimately.
January 12, 2004 at 10:57 am #10325AnonymousInactive
I found the info here:
I posted a query asking much the same info as yourself, but have not received a reply yet. So, being the impatient and inquisitive soul that I am I’ve mailed them and am awaiting a reponse
Also, TKO have posted the current positions elsewhere on THIS site, but not on their own.
I spoke to EI about this and they said they’d spoken to TKO and were aware that they planned to open an office over here on January 6th, but hadn’t heard anything since.
January 12, 2004 at 10:58 am #10326AnonymousInactive
Your last comment is slightly concerning?
January 12, 2004 at 11:01 am #10327AnonymousInactive
while I think of it, excellently organised event on Thursday. A credit to you, Aphra et al.
January 12, 2004 at 11:03 am #10328AnonymousInactive
I understand where you’re coming from but EI’s remit is more about fostering Irish businesses to develop and look abroad for export capability.
It’s the IDA that should be more involved here, I think
January 12, 2004 at 11:04 am #10329AnonymousInactive
thanks, Lewis. Pretty happy about it myself!
Did Ronny find you on the night?
January 12, 2004 at 11:08 am #10330AnonymousInactive
The original thread by TKO here:
Note they only arrived in the country a few days ago (though Kai-Peter did manage to make it to the igda launch!)
January 12, 2004 at 11:11 am #10331AnonymousInactive
isn’t Kai-Peter from Mistaril, a Finnish company?
January 12, 2004 at 11:16 am #10332AnonymousInactive
Yup, sorry. That was my point.
January 12, 2004 at 11:18 am #10333AnonymousInactive
with you know, batman
February 5, 2004 at 4:15 pm #10494AnonymousInactive
Check it out:
February 11, 2004 at 2:10 pm #10545AnonymousInactive
So when can we expect them to officially set up in their new offices?
February 11, 2004 at 2:19 pm #10546AnonymousInactive
They are already in their offices in the Digital Hub, are are in the process of interviewing people.
February 11, 2004 at 6:58 pm #10551AnonymousInactive
February 24, 2004 at 4:42 pm #10616AnonymousInactive
Pinch away :)
Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment
The Digital Hub
Great news! Let’s hope TKO is the first of many.
February 24, 2004 at 5:14 pm #10617AnonymousInactive
Thanks for bringing in the great news Ian!
One problem though, the link to the Entemp article isn’t working. I would like to gather all possible information on this so could you possibly fix that for us all?
Thanks, I went onto the site to find it but it wasn’t on the main page and I couldn’t find it as the search page wasn’t working…
40 people over the next five years isn’t the 100 people in twelve months that we had been hearing, but it’s still fantastic news nonetheless.
Here’s to another prosperous year for game development in Ireland. :)
February 24, 2004 at 5:29 pm #10619AnonymousInactive
The link is working fine for me. Try right-clicking and opening in a new browser window.
February 25, 2004 at 2:54 pm #10639AnonymousInactive
Does anyone have a contact email for TKO’s Dublin HR dept?
February 25, 2004 at 2:59 pm #10640AnonymousInactive
February 25, 2004 at 3:04 pm #10641AnonymousInactive
Thanks Ian. I’ll pass the message on to my Java proficient buddies!
February 26, 2004 at 10:02 am #10651AnonymousInactive
Great news, maybe me missus can move back to Dublin soon – seems that they also initially want Marketing and Localisation types…good stuff :)
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