Jagex, a leading UK developer and author of Living Games, has now announced a strengthening of this studio with the hiring of ability across all areas and levels. This growth that is latest builds upon the successes of 2019 which saw Jagex employ over 100 employees around publishing development and surgeries in its Cambridge HQ. This includes senior leaders joining from EA, Blizzard, Activision, Ubisoft, Riot and more, adding huge games business experience to the Jagex team. 2020 is poised to become another year of substantial investment in recruitment, with developments across disciplines and all levels.
David Bamberger was appointed as the new Head of Product Marketing for RuneScape. David is a games console industry veteran with nearly 25 years of experience in games marketing. He worked at Tencent America. He has launched top brands including Final Fantasy VII, Twisted Metal Arkham Asylum.
In Wargaming, Ouni spent prior to this, where he was International Product Marketing Director for War: Arena, and worked on Earth of Tanks.
Joeyray Hall has joined Jagex from Creative Services Director's role. Before joining Jagex, Joeyray spent at Blizzard Entertainment where he progressed from 3D Artist through to senior management roles.
Mike has almost twenty decades of expertise in the market, having started his career. He holds an abundance of knowledge in gambling using worked in senior roles.
Stewart Stanbury joins as Manager of Business Development. Throughout Stewart's career he's worked with customers -- including Adobe, Dell EA King, and Wargaming -- providing strategy insight, study, advertising and participant retention assistance. Stewart will be leading Jagex's outreach to studios while seeking investment, licensing and retail opportunities for Jagex portfolio.
Anna Mostyn-Williams has united Jagex Director of Publishing Partnerships. She brings more than a decade of experience working with world-leading brands such as Xbox Dream and Discovery Communications and launching two technology start-ups. Anna will be top with marketing, distribution and platform partners on the outreach and relationships of Jagex.
Phil Mansell, Jagex CEO, stated:"With the significant talent we're ready to continuously bring to Jagex, it is very apparent that large things lie ahead for the studio because we approach our 20th Anniversary of RuneScape.
These appointments come as Jagex announces a further high to its RuneScape franchise. RuneScape and Old School RuneScape joint attained their highest-ever membership summit in 2019, with over 1.1million players benefiting from subscription packages that provides exclusive quests and articles in an expanded game universe.