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Gaming Industry in Ireland

admin 27th of May 2010 by admin

At yesterday’s Gateway Ireland, this cool video was shown

With the likes of EA Games setting up in Galway, Zynga, Crowdstar, etc together with the native scene, Jolt Online, Demonware, Havok and others, we have a very vibrant Gaming scene.

Thanks Dylan for video.

Crowdstar, Newbay & Facebook hiring

admin 5th of March 2010 by admin

Newbay are hiring, Facebook are hiring in Dublin and Crowdstar are looking for a biz analyst (see below)

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Job Specification – Business Analyst
Crowdstar International is seeking a Business Analyst to join its fast-growing HQ located in Dublin, Ireland. This role involves providing ongoing market, competitor and product analysis within the Business Development team, to assist the company in successfully identifying and evaluating new business opportunities.
Responsibilities Include:
· Performing competitor and market analysis to facilitate ongoing strategy development.
· Recommending and assisting in the development of strategies for growth.
· Analysing product performance, trends and activity to provide business insights.
· Identifying emerging market trends and patterns in customer behaviour.

· Developing intelligence on the social gaming industry by playing current games, gathering and analysing relevant industry news and reports.

· Building and using strategic and analytic tools to evaluate current and emerging business opportunities.

· Creating clear and concise dashboards, presentations and reports as required.

The requirements for this position are:
· Strong passion for social media and gaming
· Strong analytic skills and experience with metrics driven strategic decision making
· Experience in online games, social media or consumer internet
· Understanding of virtual economies, viral channels, and online monetization
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Enjoy working in a fast paced start-up environment
· Apply a collaborative and consensus driven approach
· BA/BS degree

Applications may be submitted by email to Business Development Manager Gavin Barrett – gavin@crowdstar.com

Facebook Developer Garage Ireland – Feb 18th – Science Gallery

admin 9th of February 2010 by admin


We’re delighted to announce the First Facebook Developer Garage Ireland of 2010

Speakers include:

Gavin Barrett, Crowdstar
Charles Dowd, tickettruck
Declan Kennedy, Betapond
David Lenehan, Polldaddy
Sonia Flynn, Facebook

Thanks to The Science Gallery for hosting the event and Enterprise Ireland for providing support.

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2010
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Science Gallery, Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Sign up on Facebook for event

Gaming activity in Ireland growing up

admin 2nd of February 2010 by admin

Lots of Gaming related activity happening in Ireland at the moment

Havok founders, Dr. Steven Collins and Hugh Reynolds are rumored to have signed multiple deals with large gaming platforms and publishing houses, with their startup new game technology, which is trading as Kore

Tribal City Interactive based in Galway are working on social games for both Facebook and Twitter

Jolt Online, recently acquired by Gamestop, are hiring like mad

Crowdstar, one of the largest social gaming companies on Facebook, have an operation in Ireland (codename: CSI) , headed up by Gavin Barrett

IDA Ireland announced over 100 jobs at Dublin based Gala Networks Europe