New Hires in Mobile: Booyah, EA Mobile, Gameloft & More

The steady stream of hires in the mobile world carries over from last week, according to data from LinkedIn. In addition to this, two bigger executive hires were noted from the companies of Jumptap and Tapjoy. In terms of the former, Julie Galea joins the team as their new senior account executive. As for the latter, Brian Sapp joins as a publishing development executive.

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Here’s this week’s full list:


  • Kale Menges, UI Artist — A single hire for Booyah appears this week. Menges was previously a concept artist at Gearbox Software.

EA Mobile

  • Manuel Adrián Domínguez Couturier, Coordinador de D2C Y OEM´s — Joining EA Mobile this week, Coururier was previously a B2C Web/Wap Manager en TIMw.e. México at TIMw.e.


  • Jeff Piilo, Recruiter — Now at Gameloft, Piilo was previously a professional staffing specialist at Adecco Employment Services.
  • Adi Potgieter, 3D Game Artist — Also joining Gameloft, Potgieter was previously a student at Media Design School.
  • Jason Wilson, Game Designer — Wilson was most recently an assistant lead action and AI designer at Tecmo Koei Canada, Inc.
  • Miguel Ian Borham Puyal, Character Animator — Puyal was previously a student at CICE and Linea1.
  • Ionuţ Matei, PHP Programmer — Matei was previously a PHP programmer for Netbrdige Development.

Glu Mobile

  • Leonardo Branco, 2D/3D Artist — Now a part of Glu Mobile, Branco’s prior experience is unknown.


  • Vignesh Muralidharan, Program Manager – APAC Sales — Joining InMobi, Muralidharan was most recently an ad sales executive at Kreeda Games India.

Jet Set Games

  • Kip Ricker, Software Engineer — Jet Set Games shows activity this week. Ricker was most recently a software engineer at Black Ops Entertainment.


  • Julie Galea, Senior Account Executive — As stated earlier, Julie Galea joins Jumptap this week. Prior to this, she was a regional manager – Cottage Living at Time Inc.

Millennial Media

  • Julia Wen, Principle SW Engineer — Now at Millennial Media, Wen was previously a principal engineer at Tecore Network.


  • Lindsey Sanford, Staffing/Recruitment/HR — Joining ngmoco, Sanford was previously a recruiting assistant for Macy’s.

Rovio Mobile

  • Mikko Alaluusua, Game Programmer — Now at Rovio Mobile, Alaluusua was previously a developer at Adminotech Oy.


  • Brian Sapp, Publishing Development Executive — As noted already, Brian Sapp joins Tapjoy this week. He was previously “Head of Fuzz” at
  • Daniel Lim, Publisher Development Associate — Also joining Tapjoy, Lim was actually a player at the Canadian Golf Tour.

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