January 14, 2010

Hot Jobs 67: Work on Video and Computer Games

Welcome to our weekly hot jobs post, where I tell you about three of the hottest leads for jobs over at our free JobMonkey Job Center. This week, I’m focusing on the fun career track of video game programming.┬áThere are a dozen or more video game jobs up on the Job Center tonight, so if that your dream job, you will definitely want to check it out.

In the meantime, be sure to visit JobMonkey’s section on video game programming jobs to learn more about this fun — and fast growing — industry.

1. Part-Time Retail Representative, Nintendo of America, San Francisco, CA

This is a part-time position with the worldwide innovator in the creation of interactive entertainment. Shift work will total 24 hours per week, 3 full weekdays Monday through Friday. Weekend available is also required. The job will require extensive driving (1,100 miles per month) to make site visits at 63 accounts, where you will reset and maintain product displays. The ideal candidate will be a resident of San Francisco, with at least one to two years of experience working in the retail environment, plus a valid drivers license and vehicle ownership.

2. Senior Flash Developer Job, Sega of America, San Francisco, CA

Sega is seeking a Senior Flash Developer to design and/or develop web content for SEGA.com and PlaySega.com. Primary responsibilities will including designing and developing interactive Flash websites, banners, ads, widgets and games, and managing junior Flash developers. The ideal candidate will be expert at Flash timeline animation, Actionscript 2/3, PhotoShop & Illustrator, HTML/CSS, and overall creative agility. 3-5 years of Flash development experience, plus 2-3 years of management experience is also required.

3. Manager or Sr. Manager, Project & Systems, Nintendo of America, Redmond, WA

Nintendo of America, at its U.S.-headquarters in Redmond, Washington, is seeking a Senior Manager of Project & Systems to lead strategic projects and planning activities. The job will require extensive travel (15%). The ideal candidate will have seven to ten years of related experience, excellent leadership skills, and a sales administration background with lean transactional knowledge. Also required is a minimum of an undergraduate degree in Business, Sales, Supply Chain Management, or equivalent

Good luck with your job search this week!

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