This week, Wooga is hiring a game designer for a new mobile game, as well as an iOS games developer. Meanwhile, App Minis is seeking a senior unity game programmer, and Publishers Clearing House is on the hunt for a product manager of online games. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
Games are an important part of the Facebook ecosystem. As the games market diversifies, with new developers entering the mix, so do the titles available on the social network. At a media event for Berlin-based developer Wooga in San Francisco Thursday, Facebook Director of Games Partnerships Sean Ryan discussed the future of social games with AllFacebook, pointing out that Facebook is working to offer a more diverse array of games to users, as well as to make it easier for gamers to have a continuous experience on desktops, phones, and tablets.
Nanigans announced Thursday that it has the solution for brands seeking return on investment on their Facebook mobile ad campaigns. Its new platform allows mobile application developers to acquire profitable customers at scale in a fast and cost-efficient manner, while leveraging real-time analytics, predictive algorithms, automated bidding, and ad management.
This week, Wooga is hiring a university relations manager, while GLO Gaming needs a senior account executive. Slingshot SEO is seeking a client partner, and Rundavoo is on the hunt for a senior developer. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro.
Five of the top 10 global game developers on Facebook are from Europe, the Middle East, or Asia, compared with just one in 2011, Julien Codorniou, the social network’s head of games partnerships for EMEA, said during Facebook’s developer day at GDC Europe last month.
Facebook announced Monday that its app center portal for discovery of applications is now available to 100 percent of its users in the U.S., Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, and the U.K.
Diamond Dash developer Wooga said the percentage of players of its social arcade game who choose to connect to Facebook has soared to 64 percent at the end of March, from 28 percent in December.
Facebook Credits haven’t worked out as well as many third-party developers hoped, panelists are saying at the Inside Social Apps 2012 conference in San Francisco.
One of the earliest applications to tap Facebook’s newest mobile platform comes from wooga: Magic Land Island, which works on all smartphones and tablet devices.
Video games may have grown the fastest this week, but Facebook Live got a lot of new users from President Barack Obama’s livestreamed Town Hall.