Google hires 'developer advocate'

Google hires 'developer advocate'

By Stuart Richardson

April 12th 2010 at 3:22PM

Mark DeLoura named Google's game guru

Former SCEA man Mark DeLoura has been named as Google games “developer advocate”, and is set to start in the new position today.

“I personally feel that Google hiring someone specifically to focus on games is a signal from the company that they recognise the growing importance of games as a medium,” DeLoura said to Gamasutra.

"Now how do we make it easier for developers to express themselves and share the experiences they create?" The position of developer advocate for games at Google is "both inward- and outward-facing," he added.

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