Matthew Jeffery leaves EA for Autodesk role

Matthew Jeffery leaves EA for Autodesk role

By Rob Crossley

March 16th 2011 at 11:58AM

Employment boss ends eight year Electronic Arts spell

Recruitment guru Matthew Jeffery has been appointed head of talent acquisition at games tools giant Autodesk.

Prior to the appointment, UK-based Jeffery had served as global director of talent for Electronic Arts. He joined the publisher in February 2003 as head of European studio recruitment, and was awarded a major promotion in October 2007.

Jeffery has over ten years experience in sales, marketing and recruitment.

Autodesk recently completed a $36m acquisition of UI specialist Scaleform.