Jobs Roundup: Tech and Startup Job Openings on the Bayou

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Competition remains fierce in the Silicon Bayou tech job market. Ruby / Rails developers are the most sought after followed by PHP developers and 2D/3D artists and designers. If you’re thinking about moving to the Silicon Bayou – check out these great companies that are hiring!


One of the largest mobile gaming companies in the US, Gameloft is hiring programmers, 2D and 3D artists, and more for their New Orleans studio. View all openings on the Gameloft corporate jobs website.


Unawkward is a New Orleans-based startup fresh out of Launch Pad Ignition. The company was founded by accomplished developer Gerard Ramos. He’s looking to expand the team to launch beyond beta with a Software Engineer and a Social Media Intern.


BitRaider is a Baton Rouge-based tech company focused on digital distribution. They’re always hiring developer talent, and they currently have positions listed for a Lead Software Engineer, a Tool Chain Software Engineer, and more. Check out their listings by clicking here.

Firebrand Games

Firebrand Games has a game development studio in Baton Rouge and is always looking for gaming and development talent. Check out their website or send resumes to

Search Influence

Search Influence is a New Orleans-based SEO and internet marketing firm led by CEO Will Scott. The company has been rapidly growing and was featured on the 2011 Inc. 500 list. They’re currently hiring multiple developers, internet marketing associates, and Director/VP of Sales & Marketing. Check out all of the positions on their jobs page here.


iSeatz, based out of the IP Building in New Orleans, is a growing tech company providing web services to airlines and travel companies. iSeatz is currently hiring UI developers, Rails developers, database and web service developers, and QA engineers. Learn more and apply by clicking here.


ChapterSpot, a local startup with a web platform for fraternities and sororities is hiring a Front End Developer. Check out the posting on WorkNOLA here.