New Hires in Social Gaming: Bossa Studios, Digital Chocolate and Wooga

Hiring in the social gaming industry was up again this week, with 11 companies reporting 14 recent hires. According to data from LinkedIn and other sources Arkadium and Bossa Studios showed the most activity with a pair of hires each. While hiring activity was up, there were no high profile hires to report this week.

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  • Grant Reid, Game Design Intern – Arkadium hires a pair of interns this week. Reid is a student at New York University.
  • Rebecca Brooker, Game Design Intern – Brooker comes to Arkadium from the University of Toronto.

Bossa Studios

  • Joao Martins, Server Developer – Martins comes to Bossa Studios from Escola de Rafting Atlântico.
  • Jack Good, 3D Modeler – Good was previously a junior artist at Ideaworks3D.

Digital Chocolate 

  • Marta Cortiñas, Producer – Cortiñas moves up from her role as junior producer at Digital Chocolate.

EA Playfish

  • Peter Crotty, Software Engineer – Crotty was formerly a system developer at Aquila.


  • Matthew Rockoff, Sales Associate – Rockoff changes jobs this week, moving from a position as an experienced digital/TV sales planner at GSN.

Loot Drop

  • Matt Waggle, Artist – Waggle was previously the assistant art director at Reliance Media Works VFX


  • Franz Stradal, Producer – Stradal comes to MegaZebra from Gameforge.


  • Nemanja Posrkača, Online Marketing and Customer Relations Manager – Posrkača makes our list with a promotion this week, moving up from his position as an online marketing assistant at Nordeus.


  • Nicolás Salvia, Email Marketing Analyst – Salvia comes to Vostu from MKT S.A., where he was a research economist.


  • Robin Pan, Intern iOS Developer – Pan was formerly a technical game designer at the Science Media Centre of Canada.


  • Ikbhal Basha Shaik, Game Developer – Two hires for Zynga this week. Shaik was a software engineer at
  • Zachary Fand, Software Engineer Intern – Finally, Fand comes to Zynga from Northeastern University.

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