Pogo Austin - Austin, Texas - United States
About Pogo Austin
Pogo is the worldwide leader in online casual gaming, where millions of monthly players come together to play 2.7 billion minutes of gameplay across our ever-expanding portfolio of web titles. Pogo brings together over 100 classic and new games, and has been operating since 2001. As one of EA's most profitable and stable divisions, we work hard, play hard, and right now - Pogo is poised to be in the perfect position to take advantage of the recent explosion of gameplay in mass casual and highly profitable mobile and social game titles.
About Pogo Adventures
Pogo is building a brand new gaming studio in Austin, Texas. This studio will be responsible for Pogo's upcoming suite of next generation casual games. These games will be using Pogo's classic IP, but completely re-imagining these titles for IOS and Android Tablet devices. Pogo is looking for engineering, creative, producer, and product management talent who have experience working on both immersive, console titles and casual, progression-style games. Pogo will be using a 2½/3D game style to take casual gaming on high-end tablet devices to the next level. Pogo is building a brand new gaming studio, so this is the time to get in on the beginning of a new gaming studio that is integrated with one of EA's most successful and most profitable divisions.
About the Market
The mobile gaming industry is exploding. Consumer spending will top $7B globally this year, and it is expected to double by 2014. The introduction of iPhone, iPad, and Android devices has created unprecedented access to consumers and created a massive new crop of engaged gamers. Apple's expected upcoming release of the a lower cost iPad will greatly increase this growth. In a traditionally male-skewed gaming sector, over half of mobile gamers are now women. Mobile and Social games are converging as virtual currency-driven, free-to-play "Games-as-a-Service" are now leading the mobile gaming charts. The expected growth of tablet devices (iPad, Android, Kindle) are staged to pass notebook shipments by 2016, making now the perfect time to take incredibly successful Facebook and Smartphone titles and re-imagine and re-define them purely for high-end, immersive-ready tablet devices.