In our latest employment-tastic round-up, we highlight some of the notable jobs posted in big sister site Gamasutra's industry-leading game jobs section this week, including positions from 2K Boston, Sony Santa Monica, and more.

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Some of the notable jobs posted in our main market area this week include:

2K Boston: Principal Combat Designer
"2K Boston, the team that made BioShock (and also SWAT 4, Freedom Force, and System Shock 2), is looking for a talented, experienced game designer to be the driving force behind the combat experience in on our next big project, an unannounced shooter."

Demiurge Studios: Lead Animator
"Demiurge Studios is an independent game developer, located near Boston. We maintain a creative, energetic atmosphere where individual input matters. We work on high profile games and homegrown IP. We offer competitive salaries, benefits and sane working hours. We're looking for outstanding lead animators. Experience, personality and leadership are key. Strong traditional & digital animation skills required. Management experience and modeling know-how a plus. Come join our team!"

Sony Santa Monica: Producer
"Be a part of the most exciting and innovative computer entertainment in North America. Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) markets the PlayStation family of products and develops, publishes, markets, and distributes software for the PS one console, PlayStation 2, PlayStation®3, and the PlayStation Portable (PSP) computer entertainment systems."

Rockstar Toronto: Game Programmer
"At Rockstar Toronto, we provide a highly creative work environment and develop some of the most respected and widely recognized titles in video games for current and next-gen consoles. Our Studio was responsible for the 2005 videogame adaptation of the cult classic film The Warriors, a critically-acclaimed return to old-school brawler gameplay on the PS2 and Xbox. Recently we have worked on ManHunt 2, Bully: The Scholarship Edition and Grand Theft Auto IV."

Other Ocean Interactive: Producer
"Other Ocean Group is seeking an experienced VIDEO GAME PRODUCER to join their new development studio in St John's, Newfoundland, Canada! St John's is rich in culture, has an active arts community, a lively night life, and an active music scene. With low crime rates, friendly neighbors, great schools, and a cost of living that offers a quality of life with no comparison, it's all too easy to call St John's "Home". Join our dynamic, and expanding team!"

Next Level Games: Network Programmer
"NLG is hiring! As the only North America developer entrusted with the Mario IP, we’ve created two top selling titles, Super Mario Strikers and Mario Strikers Charged and we’ve recently release our third Nintendo title Punch-Out!! Our current projects hit all consoles across a variety of genres. Voted the ‘Best Company to Work for in BC’, NLG has made a mark on the industry by creating a company where people can make the games they love and still have the life they want."

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