[Hiring] Jagex Looks To Expand Studio By 25% In 2019


Jagex Ltd., developers of the popular MMO RuneScape, have announced a hiring drive that will see the Cambridge studio boost its staff by 25% over 2019. To kick off the hiring drive, Jagex has revealed two big-name developers joining the team. First is Dan Vargas serving as art director for an unnamed online role playing game. Vargas’ portfolio includes the Need for Speed: Underground franchise as well as Assassin’s Creed. Vargas is joined by Ian Thomas as technical director of the studio publishing platform.

CEO Phil Mansell stated:

“Jagex continues to attract and secure industry-respected expertise and Ian and Dan are key hires who will strengthen our creative and technical management teams. We recognise the importance of technical innovation and investing in exceptional talent, with almost 100 new hires targeted, and further modernising our technology, are key elements of our strategy through 2019 and beyond as we build on our portfolio of living games.”

Source: Jagex Press Release

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