Think you’ve got what it takes? BioWare is looking for new blood at GDC 2008

According to the press release that EA shot to our inbox, BioWare will not only have a booth at this month’s Game Developers Conference (Feb. 18-22), but will also be on the lookout for the next undiscovered talent to take their IPs to the next level. If you fit the following description, as quoted by Bioware’s HR Director, Derek Sidebottom, you’ll want to head on over to booth #230 in the Career Pavilion, and pronto: 

“We’re looking for people with a passion for excellence in video game development. Our core values are Quality in our Products and Quality in our Workplace, and these have been recognized by countless product-specific awards, as well as BioWare being named amongst Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 4 years and Financial Post’s 10 Best Companies to Work For.”

With the current roster busy working on bringing us the mysterious Star Wars MMO and other things, perhaps you will be part of the historic team that finally brings that KOTOR sequel we’ve been bitching about. You owe it to the rest of the Old Republic fans to try… it is your destiny.

Full Press Release, after the jump: 

[Thanks Adam!] 

BioWare Recruiting at 2008 Game Developers Conference

Leading video game developer looking for top-notch talent to expand teams developing next-generation PC, console and handheld projects

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (February 15, 2008) – BioWare announced today
plans to expand its development teams for future video game projects.
With studios in Edmonton, Canada, and Austin, Texas, this leading
developer of electronic entertainment software is actively recruiting
for a variety of positions across numerous disciplines.  Since 1995,
BioWare has enjoyed a steady growth of employees and projects across
both its studios in Edmonton, Canada, and Austin, Texas.

From February 18-22, 2008, BioWare will be attending the Game Developers
Conference in San Francisco, California, where hopeful recruits will
have the opportunity to learn more about BioWare and its games, as well
as the positions available, which include 3D graphics programmers,
technical artists, senior writers, and many others. Interested
candidates are encouraged to visit the BioWare HR team at Booth #230 in
the Career Pavilion at the GDC Expo area in the Moscone Center, or find
out more information at the BioWare website: https://jobs.bioware.com
<https://jobs.bioware.com/> .

With a legacy of best-selling hits including Jade Empire(tm), Star
Wars(r): Knights of the Old Republic(tm) and Neverwinter Nights(tm),
BioWare released Mass Effect(tm) for the Xbox 360(tm) videogame and
entertainment system to critical acclaim in November, 2007.  This sci-fi
action role-playing game has received numerous awards including 2007
Game of the Year, Console Game of the Year, and Role-Playing Game of the
Year.  Other BioWare titles currently in development include the dark
heroic fantasy Dragon Age(tm), and Sonic Chronicles: The Dark
Brotherhood for the Nintendo DS(tm).  Unannounced projects include a
massively multiplayer online (MMO) game, and an additional unannounced
title for a next-generation system.  BioWare recently became part of
Electronic Arts, the world’s leading interactive entertainment company.

“We’re looking for people with a passion for excellence in video game
development,” said Derek Sidebottom, BioWare’s Director of Human
Resources. “Our core values are Quality in our Products and Quality in
our Workplace, and these have been recognized by countless
product-specific awards, as well as BioWare being named amongst Canada’s
Top 100 Employers for 4 years and Financial Post’s 10 Best Companies to
Work For.”

For a listing of available positions, visit the BioWare jobs website at
https://jobs.bioware.com <https://jobs.bioware.com/> .

About BioWare

BioWare develops computer, console, handheld and online video games
focused on rich stories and memorable characters. Since 1995, BioWare
has created some of the world’s best-selling titles including the
award-winning Baldur’s Gate(tm) and Neverwinter Nights(tm) series, and
Star Wars(r): Knights of the Old Republic(tm).  Original BioWare-created
IPs include Jade Empire(tm) and the 2007 Game of the Year, Mass
Effect(tm). With studios in Edmonton, Canada, and Austin, Texas, BioWare
is hard at work on the epic fantasy RPG, Dragon Age and Sonic
Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood for the Nintendo DS(tm), as well as
several unannounced projects including a massively multiplayer online
game.  In 2008, BioWare was acquired by the world’s leading electronic
entertainment publisher, Electronic Arts.  For more information on
BioWare, visit www.bioware.com <https://www.bioware.com/> .

About Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), headquartered in Redwood City, California, is
the world’s leading interactive entertainment software company. Founded
in 1982, the company develops, publishes, and distributes interactive
software worldwide for video game systems, personal computers, cellular
handsets and the Internet. Electronic Arts markets its products under
four brand names: EA SPORTS(tm), EA(tm), EA SPORTS BIG(tm) and POGO(tm).
In fiscal 2007, EA posted revenue of $3.09 billion and had 24 titles
that sold more than one million copies. EA’s homepage and online game
site is www.ea.com. More information about EA’s products and full text
of press releases can be found on the Internet at https://info.ea.com.

BioWare, Mass Effect, Dragon Age and Jade Empire are trademarks or
registered trademarks owned by BioWare Corp. in the U.S. and other
countries. EA, EA SPORTS, EA SPORTS BIG and POGO are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. in the U.S. and/or other
countries.  Xbox and Xbox 360 are trademarks of the Microsoft group of
companies.  Nintendo DS is a trademark of Nintendo.  All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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