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New Job Families Added to the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey

The position grids for the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey will cover seven new job families this year.  These additions result from discussions with participant companies at the annual Survey Planning Meeting, attended by human resources and compensation professionals from gaming software companies developing and/or publishing games in all platform types including mobile, social, console, PC, handheld, MMO and casino games. [...]

July 14th, 2020|News & Trends|

Launch of the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey-International

The 2020 Croner Software Games Survey-International will launch on Thursday, June 4, 2020, when industry professionals gather virtually to plan for this year’s software games compensation survey for companies with employees in the U.K and Europe.  Human resources and compensation professionals will represent developers and/or publishers in all gaming platforms:  mobile, social, console, PC, handheld, MMO and casino games. [...]

May 27th, 2020|News & Trends|

Launch of the 2020 Croner Software Games Survey

The 2020 Croner Software Games Survey will be launched on Wednesday, May 11, 2020, when industry professionals gather virtually to plan for the content to be covered in this year’s compensation survey of the industry.  The annual Survey planning meeting is for human resources and compensation professionals from companies developing and/or publishing games in all platform types including mobile, social, console, PC, handheld, MMO and casino games. [...]

May 11th, 2020|News & Trends|

Annual Survey Planning Meeting Launches the 2020 Croner Entertainment Survey

The 2020 Croner Entertainment Survey will be launched on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 when participating companies gather virtually to plan the content for this year’s Survey. This annual Survey planning meeting, conducted by The Croner Company, is attended by compensation and HR executives from large film studios, small film studios, music producer and distributors and also companies producing content distributed in theaters or across television and digital networks companies. The Survey positions cover a full array of positions for entertainment companies, including theme park and consumer product divisions. [...]

April 23rd, 2020|News & Trends|

Compensation Surges for Content and Customer Care Jobs

Employees working in content development and customer support earned big pay increases this year — as much as four times the national average. Data from the C2HR Annual Compensation Surveys also uncovered that compensation escalated for executives and middle managers among content developers (programmers), while management grabbed the biggest gains among connectivity providers (MSOs). [...]

February 13th, 2020|News & Trends|

2020 Croner Animation and Visual Effects Survey Planning Meeting at The Walt Disney Studios

As global consumers show a growing appetite for engaging, high-definition visual experience and moviegoers demand high-quality production, animation and visual effects jobs are at the forefront of today’s entertainment industry.  Animators and visual effects artists are producing content consumed not only in theaters and on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, but also on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. [...]

February 11th, 2020|News & Trends|

2020 Croner Digital Content and Technology Survey Planning Meeting at Electronic Arts Inc.

The 24th Croner Digital Content and Technology Survey will be launched on Thursday, January 23, 2020, when long-time and new survey participant companies gather to plan for this year’s Survey content at Electronic Arts in Redwood City, California.  This annual Survey planning meeting conducted with compensation and human resources executives ensures that the Survey remains fresh and relevant in this dynamic industry. [...]

January 17th, 2020|News & Trends|

Planning Meeting for the 2021 C2HR Content Developers Compensation Survey

As the streaming landscape becomes more competitive with the entry of legacy media giants into the mix of SVOD choices for viewers, Content Development jobs are at the forefront of the entertainment industry. The C2HR Content Developers Compensation Survey provides up-to-date competitive compensation information about positions in companies that develop content for television or digital entertainment as well positions specific to television and radio broadcasting. [...]

January 12th, 2020|News & Trends|