Playtika: Santa Monica is hiring like MAD!

Playtika Santa Monica (A.K.A. Buffalo Studios) is hiring like mad, again. We have all flavors of jobs.

If you or anyone you know of is interested in any of these jobs, please email me at tmannino (at) playtika.com, or message me directly on any flavor of social media. I will pass your information along! THE JOBS IN THIS COLOR ARE IN HIGH DEMAND!

  • Monetization Director/Manager
  • Monetization Director
  • Big Data Engineer – Global
  • Big Data Administraot (Hadoop)
  • Sr. PHP Engineer
  • Sr. Java Engineer
  • Automation Engineer
  • Cross Promotion Manager
  • Graphic Designer
  • Sr. Game Designer
  • Sr. Artist
  • Director, Project Management
  • QA Engineer

For job descriptions, head over to:
http://www.playtika.com/#country/US

Be Brave

A lot of really bad shit happened the past few days.

I don’t need to list it all off, because you already know what happened. Everyone has already voiced their opinions and hashtags and shared information. Generally, from my perspective, it’s been very constructive, healthy and understanding. Lots of good dialogue, some understandable frustrations and tears, but most of it good.

But first, let’s jump back a few days to Friday.

Continue reading Be Brave

Backlogs and Quitting and Being Fried

I am retiring the “three weeks ago”  experiment on account of coming home from work today and realizing I had to edit and schedule more posts, and it felt like a chore. It’s mildly interesting but not interesting enough to be an obligation. There are so many more things I want to do with my time, so I quit! If I am going to write, I want to write more personal and creative things. I don’t really need to regurgitate three week old Internet memes. Continue reading Backlogs and Quitting and Being Fried

[Review] Divinity: Original Sin

Divinity: Original Sin

I rarely, perhaps never, get annoyed with games to the point of ‘quitting’ them before I have beaten them. However, I have finally met a game to provoke such a reaction out of me. It’s a half annoyed, half frustrated feeling, but this game is not the boss of me, so I am not going to finish it.

Instead, I am going to share my frustrations with the game, (as well as my appreciation for it’s good parts,) for all the world to see, and to serve as a fair warning.

Continue reading [Review] Divinity: Original Sin

Three Weeks Ago, on July 14th, 2014

…from my perspective, this happened on the internet: (What is this?)

7/13/2014 – [Saturday/Sunday]

Dashcon

Some people put together a convention for fans of Tumblr. It didn’t really work out. At all. It failed miserably and the internet was quick to judge, as usual.

7/14/2014 – [Monday]
American Ninja Warrior

Weird Al

Weird Al is back with a new album, and celebrating with a week full of videos of songs from his new stuff.