JamCity – Casual games publisher based out of LA has undergone a round of layoffs reducing headcount across all the departments in the company.
The studio hasn’t made an official announcement yet, though we hear about the layoffs first-hand from the impacted employee’s stories on LinkedIn. But according to a tip submitted to layoffs tracker – the total reduction seem to be around 15% ~ taking the total headcount of 1300+ based on the company’s profile page on LinkedIn, the layoffs could have affected upwards of 180 employees.
According to one impacted employee the layoffs seem to have affected – Production, Development, Design & QA. The news was broken to the impacted employees via an internal memo earlier today.
Layoffstracker has reached out to JamCity for additional comments and hasn’t received any reply as of this article.
Jam City is an award-winning entertainment company providing unique and deeply engaging mobile games that are played by tens of millions of people across the globe.
Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games.