Welcome to our new and improved regular article where we round-up the week's big movers and shakers across the mobile games industry.
The focus of this weekly article will be to compile all of the big job appointments and departures in one easy to read place, alongside some standouts from our own jobs board and some useful articles for those job seeking at this time.
You can also catch up with all of the job news from our previous column right here.
Movers and Shakers
Starbreeze CEO Mikael Nermark has stepped down due to personal reasons.
The resignation has been made with immediate effect. As such, current board member Tobias Sjögren will step in as acting CEO.
Angry Birds Epic developer Chimera Entertainment has hired its first-ever narrative designer.
The German company has hired Peter Clausen for the role of a senior narrative designer, after he previously worked for Deck13, best known for The Surge 2.
Sayonara Wild Hearts publisher Annapurna Interactive has set up an internal development studio in Los Angeles.
Currently, the company is looking to hire a group of experienced games developers to work on the studio's new project.
Stillfront Group has acquired indie developer Everguild Limited.
To purchase 100 per cent of the company, there is an upfront consideration of around £1.06 million ($1.37 million). However, £540,000 ($701,640) can be paid in new Stillfront shares while the remaining amount will be paid in cash.
Jobs board and more
Pokemon GO developer Niantic has a number of open roles across its art, business, engineering sectors. The company's most recent release Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launched last year on mobile devices.
You can see the full list of jobs currently available at Niantic here.
More job highlights
Head on over to our Jobs Board for a variety of roles now on offer.
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