Gameloft, one of the biggest video game developers in the world, is considering opening up a major studio in New Orleans. Their decision hinges on the ability to find talented developers! They are looking to hires lots and lots of developers, programmers, and designers in New Orleans and created this website specifically for that purpose.
An email I received from local economic development officials is posted below:
Good morning all,I just received the e-mail below and wanted to get it out as soon as possible.
As you may have heard Gameloft is considering opening a studio here in New Orleans. Like any other company, they first want to see if we have the right talent. If you are interested visit www.jobsinnola.com to apply or pass it on to friends and coworkers. The deadline is this Sunday, May 1.Thanks and good luck,______________From GNO ////
New Orleans is now a finalist for a significant size studio of Gameloft, one of the largest developers of mobile video games in the world. If Gameloft decides to open an office here in NOLA, it will be a milestone in the development of our region as a hub of digital production and jobs.
The decision for Gameloft hinges on finding the right talent, either pre-existing or via recruitment. To this end, a special website has been set up: www.jobsinnola.com. Here you will find job descriptions, information on Gameloft, and an application. The application deadline is Sunday, May 1.
If you know of anyone – West or East Coast refugees, NOLA-expats, etc. – looking to come home/make this home, please let them know about this exciting opportunity. Of course, also feel free to email or call me with any questions.
Thanks for your support,
Lets spread the word and make it happen!