Amazon will create another 100 new jobs this year at its London-based Digital Media Development Centre, which opened in September to produce “the next generation of TV and film services.”
The online retail giant said the new hires were in addition to an earlier 100 jobs that have already been created since the launch of the new hub, which houses the design and development teams from Amazon-owned VoD service LoveFilm and interactive TV specialists Pushbutton.
The 100 new roles are currently being recruited for and include software development engineers, user-interface experts and graphic designers.
“We have always known that there is a wealth of tech talent here in London and we continue to look for the most creative minds in the UK to work on the next generation of TV and film services for Amazon customers all over the world,” said Paula Byrne, MD of the development centre.
The London base focuses on digital projects that can be rolled out to Amazon customers across the world, including interactive digital services for TVs, game consoles, smartphones and PC and digital developments for Amazon websites.
One of its recent projects was the LoveFilm Instant Application for Nintendo Wii U consoles, which now comes pre-installed on the device.