Jobs: Codemasters need entry level Programmers – C++, Unity & iOS


Jordan (UoG grad) has let us know about 2 jobs going and he’s happy to talk and/or pass on CVs and covering letters.

Jordan Woodward | Experienced Level Designer | Codemasters Software Co. Ltd
Codemasters Studio, Floor 6 Tricorn House, 51 – 53 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8TP
Tel: (0)1926 816000   |   Fax: +44 (0)1483 691498

Digital Cardiff Week Event – Digital Futures Day

digital-cardiff-week Eventbrite

Explore the digital future of the creative media industries in Wales from 24th to 27th June. This ground-breaking event will bring together the best talent in the public, private, educational and training sectors to explore new ideas, innovation and opportunities across the whole digital spectrum. Kick-start the week with Digital Futures Day.

It is to be held at:

BBC Cymru Wales/BBC Academy/S4C

Monday, June 24, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (BST)

Cardiff, United Kingdom

For more details, visit the official event registration page:

Job: Rancon need Flash App Developers and Unity Developers


Alumni graduate student Matt Murton works for Rancon and is looking for some recruits for an ideal position in app. development.

The candidates should have experience in Flash AS3, any server-side scripting language and ideally Unity – in other words – everything we cover on the Interactive Games Design courses at the University of Gloucestershire!

For more information – please contact Matt Murton at

Alternatively you can find more details about the position here and contact them via their web site:

An extract of the job at hand:

This is an amazing opportunity to join our expanding team and help us build some great apps for international clients.

Our production HQ is in the centre of sunny Cheltenham, surrounded by the Cotswolds.

We’re looking for either a best-in-year graduate or a Junior developer with a strong portfolio of work and a thirst for knowledge to learn from our incredible team.

Excel spreadsheets turned into video game

Who said you couldn’t create Games in Excel?!

More information about this unique game can be found at the BBC Technology news page

Excel Game

You can find a copy of the game at the official developer’s web site!


Philosophy at Play conference

PhilosAtPlay Conference at Oxstalls Campus 9-10 April, 2013

Play, players, and being at, in or out of play, have been concepts for philosophical debate in the ancient, modern and contemporary eras. The significance of play within ethical, existential and metaphysical philosophies is well-established, yet rarely are the names or work of key thinkers evident in policy or practitioner discussions about play.

The Keynote speaker is Chris Bateman, Games Researcher and Lecture from the University of Bolton giving a key note titled ‘A Disavowel of Games’


Technical Talent agency recruits for mobile apps and gaming


Tech Talent is a Mobile Technology & Gaming IT Recruitment Company, hiring specialists for the Mobile Applications & Gaming market. We are based in Reading, Berkshire but source hard to find IT professionals for businesses throughout the UK and Europe.

We will not be beaten on service.  Whether you are a candidate looking for the perfect Mobile Apps or Gaming job or a business in need of professional staff, we will stop at nothing to help you achieve your goals, not just this time, but every time.”

Try them out and let us know if it’s true!

Contact Isabelle Stuart: