Jobs weekly: end of an era at Hungry Shark maker plus newbies at Gram, Pixion and more


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Ubisoft London: The studio formerly known as Future Games of London has bid farewell to cofounder and managing director Ian Harper, who has left the studio to continue his studies. Harper cofounded what was FGOL 13 years ago, helping to create the Hungry Shark series.

Ubisoft London’s Ian Harper, Gram Games’ Dave Denton, Cansu Arslan, Tony Takoushi and Joel Desjardins.

Gram Games: Four new recruits for the Zynga-owned studio this week: former Disruptor Beam tester Dave Denton as senior QA supervisor, former Gamegos game analyst Cansu Arslan as product manager, former Gameloft producer Tony Takoushi as lead game producer and Joel Desjardins as UX/UI designer.

Ludoforma: After stints as principal game designer at King, live ops lead at Electric Square and head of product at Bear Hug Entertainment, Tom Froud has established Ludoforma, a new game design, product management and creative direction consultancy.

Ludoforma’s Tom Froud, Mintegral’s Marat Bulatov, Pixion Games’ Polina Turi and Popcore’s Owen McGuinness.

Mintegral: Former TikTok partnerships manager Marat Bulatov is now senior business development manager for EMEA at ad platform Mintegral.

Pixion Games: The maker of blockchain game Fableborne has appointed Polina Turi as its new community manager. Turi moves to Pixion from her role as product marketing manager for Redecor at Playtika-owned Reworks.

Popcore: Owen McGuinness has stepped up to become senior growth specialist at the Rollic-owned hypercasual game-maker.

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