Dublin-based company KamaGames is to create 100 jobs over the next three years. The company makes social video games played on mobile devices. It has said the new roles will include positions in game design, marketing, finance, HR and business development. The first 50 new jobs will come on stream in the next 12 months.
“The decision to invest further in Ireland was down to the highly-skilled workforce, the good quality-of-life, the pro-business environment, the education system and the availability of suitable office space”
Danny Hammett, CEO KamaGames
The announcement was made at Google’s Dublin offices, as it coincided with the availability of KamaGames games in the Google Play Store.
The new recruits at KamaGames will take part in Google’s EMEA AppHub, an app developers centre of excellence based at its Barrow Street campus.
KamaGames’ investment is supported by the Department of Job, Entreprise and Innovation through the IDA.
Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton welcomed the announcement saying it was another great boost for the tech sector here.
Founded in 2009, KamaGames is a social gaming innovator in high performance social gaming applications across multiple platforms. The flagship game of the company Pokerist® Texas Poker continues to feature and hold top positions in grossing charts in the App Store, the Play Store, and on Amazon. The company is the official Social Casino partner of Manchester United, (has an advanced distribution network.
In 2013 KamaGames opened its Global headquarters at 110 Amiens street, Dublin.
Louise has a Marketing Degree from Limerick Institute of Technology. She has also completed a Certificate in Personnel Practice from the National College of Ireland. She is also CIPD accredited. She has 16 years Recruitment experience with Collins McNicholas (Dublin, Galway & Athlone), HRM (Dublin), Lionbridge (Mayo) and Team Horizon (Mayo & Dublin).
She has also worked in Quality Assurance in Allergan (Mayo) & with Ballina Beverages (Mayo).
She has successful recruitment experience involving key roles within Human Resources, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Planning for large multinational companies. She was involved in recruiting all levels including Senior Management for the Medical Devices, Electronic, Pharmaceutical & Manufacturing Industries both on the contracting and permanent side of the business. She has developed a Strong Network of Engineers built up over the last 16 years as she worked in the Mayo, Sligo, Dublin, Athlone and Galway Markets.
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