The news follows the announcement that Mind Candy had acquired games studio Origami Blue as part of its move to begin generating and developing new IP through its development studio, Candy Lab. Read more here.
Ward will be responsible for the direction and management of the internal recruitment team as well as focusing on building Mind Candy’s employment brand and talent acquisition strategy.
Prior to joining Mind Candy Ward was people operations director at Playfish where he helped grow the Playfish headcount by 400 employees.
"Mind Candy is an incredible company–the chance to help build such an exciting vision was too compelling to pass up,” says Ward. “We have a talented, passionate and committed team and I’m thrilled to help build upon such strong foundations.”
Mind Candy, creator of Moshi Monsters, currently has close to 80 vacancies across tech, accounting, operations and customer services.