Interactive Selection is pleased to announce that its MD, David Smith, has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) in the UK. The Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) is the representative body for individuals working within the Staffing and Recruitment Industry. Established in 2009 in its present form, but tracing its history back for over 80 years,the IRP helps its members maintain and develop their careers, providing a clear differentiator for the professional recruiter. All IRP members abide by a Code of Ethics, and commit to upholding best practice.
HonFIRP status is the highest accolade of individual members and is only awarded to those members who have demonstrated an outstanding career and outstanding personal contribution to REC, IRP and the recruitment industry. The Honorary Fellowship is awarded annually at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s (REC’s) AGM and David bagged 1 of the 2 on offer. All in all, there are about 100000 working in UK recruitment and we understand that under 20 have been given this honour.
David commented, “I am thrilled with this award. It is another first for the games industry. Recognition by your peers counts for a lot. My work in the recruitment profession, just as in the games industry is ongoing and I look forward to working with the REC and IRP to advance its standing still further.”
More than 200000 people gathered in the southeastern port city of Busan to participate in G-Star, one of the largest gaming exhibitions in the country… to check out some of the latest games, including N-C-Soft’s “Project Hon” and “Lineage Eternal.” This event is but a small glimpse at the online gaming boom here in Korea, which has one of the fastest broadband infrastructure in the world.
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The strength of our offering in all formats of the entertainment space – online/ web browser, mobile games and apps, cross platform casual games, console, mmo, gambling, social gaming, transmedia, serious games, games publishing, monetisation – is reflected in Interactive Selection winning the Best Service Provider Award 2013 from UK game developer trade association, TIGA.
Our long term relationships with tens of thousands in our sector means that we can quickly deliver to you a selection of the most qualified applicants. Contact David Smith, MD today on david AT interactiveselection DOT com!
Meet Ntreev Soft, developer of free to play horse race MMO Project Alicia. Project Alice is not only a racing MMO, it’s also an action and simulation MMO. Players can ride freely in the fields and command their mount to do many different tricks/skills. Also players are able to fight on horsebacks like in the Zelda games. If you like virtual pets, you can also raise your horses any way you want in the game.
Interactive Selection has been tasked to recruit a Managing Director for a US MMO Publisher to be based in Lorea. We are searching for a smart, passionate, business minded Managing Director for our client’s Korean Office. You would be responsible for developing the business in Korea, setting up the company culture within the Korean offices, leading and growing the Korean team and managing financial and physical resources. Full spec at http://www.jobsdbase.net/job_details.asp?ID=5476 If you know of anyone who would be interested, please ask them to make contact with David Smith at Interactive Selection. Closing date for interest is 8 April 2011.
Contact KOREA from KOTRA is a global talent facilitator that promotes international competitiveness by offering one-stop service that seeks professionals, matches them with appropriate companies and helps them settle in Korea. As of the end of 2009, there are over 30,000 global professionals, ranging from engineers to researchers and scientists, working for domestic corporations in South Korea. The demands for global talent in Korean companies increases constantly every year. Within a year of its establishment, Contact KOREA has arranged for over 260 individuals to find competitive jobs at more than 120 Korean companies and institutions by using one-on-one service for Korean employers and foreign professionals. If you want to work for a games company in Korea, Interactive Selection should be your first choice. You can contact Interactive by mail on koreajobs at interactiveselection dot com.
Interactive Selection have several job opportunities for international developers to work in Seoul, Korea. Please see full job specifications in our Jobs Database or contact David Smith for further information on jobs AT interactiveselection Dot Com
Its no secret that many teenagers around the world are addicted to computer games. But in South Korea the lure of cyberspace has reached a new level. A third of the population is hooked on computer games, with some playing for around ten hours each day, or even more. Watch the TV report on the popularity of Online Gaming fron Russia Today.