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 regular article will be to compile all of the big job appointments, departures and studio moves 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
Berlin-based mobile games developer Kolibri Games has hired Paul Le Bas to be its new vice president of marketing.
Le Bas previously worked for Webedia as a revenue manager for apps and games in February 2017.
Mobile ads solutions firm Tappx has experienced a 60 per cent increase in its workforce size since March 2020.
Overall, there have been 23 new hires and promotions at the company.
US cloud-based software firm Salesforce has snapped up business communication platform Slack for almost $30 billion.
This is the biggest single acquisition that Salesforce has conducted in its 21-year history.
Garena-owned Phoenix Labs has expanded with new studios in Montreal and Los Angeles.
Alongside this, the Canadian developer has welcomed new teams to both its Vancouver and San Mateo locations.
Software and games giant Microsoft has acquired esports events platform company Smash.gg.
No details or figure has been put forward yet for the proposed purchase.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout developer Mediatonic currently has a slew of jobs available, including art, design, QA, production and more.
You can read the full list of vacancies available here.
Jobs Board highlights
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