New hires in social games: Akamon, Nordeus and more

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector was up this week with 22 new hires overall between 4 companies. Nordeus reported the most activity with 18 new hires, though these include all the hires the company made since April 2012. The highest profile promotion of the week are Darrell Rodriguez who now serves as IGT’s Chief Creative Officer and Monica Acero who is now Akamon’s Country Manager LatAm.

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  • Monica Acero, Country Manager LatAm — Acero comes to Akamon from the EAE Business School.


  • Darrell Rodriguez, Chief Creative Officer — Rodriguez has served as IGT’s senior vice president Global Game Studios since October 2010.


Nordeus updated us with all the new hires they made since April 2012:

  • Ratko Božović, User Acquisition Manager — Božović was online marketing for Labeley and Vectorian Inc.
  • Jelena Matejić, Finance assistant — Matejić previously worked as finance assistant in Nelt Co.
  • Miodrag Kovačević, PR assistant — Kovačević was a freelance game reviewer

Nordeus also gave the following people their first job in the industry:

  • FIlip Živković, SDE.
  • Mladen Marković, SDE in Test.
  • Strahinja Popović, SDE.
  • Goran Brkić, SDE for Android.
  • Petar Milivojević, Senior Concept Artist.
  • Rastko Stanojević, 3D Artist.
  • Sava Minić, SDE.
  • Maja Isakov, SDE.
  • Dušan Stevanović, SDE.
  • Marko Jevremović, SDE.
  • Laslo Ludrovan, Texture Artist.
  • Nenad Nešović, 3D Artist.
  • Dragan Basta, SDE in Test.
  • Staša Ćulafić, SDE for iOS.
  • Stanislav Antić, System engineer.
  • Denis Karamustafić, SDE.


  • Ana Gilligan, Game Artist — Gilligan worked in a similar position at Vostu.
  • Simon Schmid, Engineer — Schmid was a Flash Developer at Jung von Matt.

Publish date: October 18, 2012 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT