The focus of this weekly article will be to compile all of the big job appointments and departures in one easy to read place, alongside some standouts from our own jobs board and some useful articles for those job seeking at this time.
You can also catch up with all of the job news from last week right here.
King co-founder and chairman Riccardo Zacconi has served his last day with the company.
Zacconi initially stepped down from his position as CEO last year but has now revealed that his last day at the Candy Crush make was on August 27th, 2020.
TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer has left his position just three months after taking up the role.
The Chinese company will now be headed by Vanessa Pappas on an interim basis, who is currently the US general manager.
Numerous Lab Zero employees have called it quits due to the reported poor behaviour of studio head Mike Zaimont.
Zaimont was supposed to be investigated due to inappropriate behaviour, namely making sexual comments towards two members of staff. However, the investigation is said to have never happened, and as a result, several employees have taken a stand, refusing to stand for the abuse.
Mobile games developer and publisher InnoGames has appointed Christian Reshöft as its new CPO.
Reshöft will take on responsibility for all games that are in development with the company and its portfolio of live games.
Mobile-analytics company Adjust has made three hires to its senior team following a strong first half to the year.
New development studio Colossi Games has raised $650,000 in a pre-seed funding round.
The investment was led by Singapore based early-stage venture capital firm Play Ventures, which closed a $40 million fund last year to back games start-ups.
Bitkraft Esports Ventures has secured a $165 million venture capital fund to continue to invest in the games industry.
Those who contributed to the funds, include: JS Capital, Adidas, Logitech, Declaration Partners, WPP, Advance, and Carolwood.
Check out a few select vacancies from our regularly updated jobs board:
The jobs board list can be viewed in full here.
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