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eGames Hires Flash Animator and Scripter for Social Games Development(August 18, 2011)
LANGHORNE, Pa., Aug. 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casual games developer and publisher eGames, Inc. (Pink Sheets:EGAM) today announced that it has hired Brandon Watson to join its growing team of social game development professionals. Watson recently earned a B.S. in Game Software Development from Westwood College in Los Angeles and will work out of the eGames' LA studio as a Flash Animator and Scripter.
Westwood College's School of Technology provides students with the specialized skills needed to succeed in the fast-growing, dynamic technology industry. Its graduates are prepared to use critical thinking, communications and problem-solving skills to contribute to the challenging game development process. "It has been a pleasure working with eGames while assisting them with their hiring needs," said Kristen Major, Graduate Advisor of the Design Program at Westwood College. "eGames has been very transparent throughout the hiring process, and they know that our Game Software Development graduates can make great contributions to game development projects. I am confident that Brandon will be a strong addition to eGames' development team."
In an economy where very few businesses are hiring, eGames continues to build development momentum with new hire Watson. "We are bringing in the best and sharpest individuals for our innovative new social game," said Gene Mauro, COO and President at eGames. "The talent and skill sets we are putting together for this project are unprecedented in game development. We are especially excited to be working with local colleges like Westwood so we can help launch new careers in the game industry as we achieve our ambitious goals in social game innovation."
About eGames, Inc.:
eGames, Inc., headquartered in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, develops and publishes casual games for leading social networks, the PC, Nintendo DS and Wii, iPhone, and the Internet. Additional information regarding eGames, Inc. can be found at http://www.egames.com.
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