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San Francisco, USA – June 4, 2013 – Virtuos announced that it has opened an office in San Francisco – the company’s second North American office. The expansion will allow Virtuos to better serve its clients in California and the US. Virtuos Vancouver will remain the North American regional headquarters.
This location will enable deeper ties to the mobile and tablet developers and publishers in the US, as well as more ties with new media channels through the company’s Sparx animation arm.
The new branch will be managed by Jake DiGennaro, who will serve as Business Development Manager. Mr. DiGennaro has strong experience in the video game industry in Production, Marketing and Business Development roles with studios including Topware Interactive and Telltale Games.
“Jake’s mix of experiences makes him ideal for understanding the business needs of our clients, and connecting them to the details of our production capabilities,” said Annie Dumitrescu, Director of Business Development in North America.
“Joining Virtuos has been energizing,” said Mr. DiGennaro. “The company is well positioned to help the industry tackle today’s two major production challenges: the need to reach across multiple new platforms, and the expanded art requirements that Gen 4 brings. I look forward to helping clients overcome these challenges.”
Virtuos’ is already delivering art for Gen 4 machines, contributing to more than 10 titles on the PS4 and Xbox One launch lineups. Virtuos’ upcoming game development projects include a major franchise’s adaptation from console to mobile, as well as three HD updates of classic console game titles.