Virtuos add new Directors to Management, as 10 years anniversary nears

2014/09/11

Virtuos add new Directors to Management, as 10 years anniversary nears

Shanghai, China – September 10, 2014 – Virtuos has added two new Directors to its Management team: industry veterans Scott Paterson and Vincent Chi.

Scott joins Virtuos as Senior Engagement Director. Based at the company’s headquarter for North America in Vancouver, he will be helping new clients engage in distributed development by sharing his experience and best practices with their teams. Scott brings more than 20 years of videogame production and artistic experience with companies including Rockstar and Slant six games. His credits include games Bully (PS2), Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City (PS3-Xbox-PC), Microsoft’s Age of Empires – Castle Siege(W8) and various SOCOM titles.

Vincent joins Virtuos’ Shanghai studio as Senior Environment Art Director. With over 16 years experience art directing/ lighting AAA Console Games, IMAX/ CG Film, TV and Mobile/ Tablet games, Vincent’s specialty is hyperrealism in digital gaming and film visual arts. He is proficient in photorealistic environment and human character lighting, and has worked on more than 20 game products. His career has taken him to established companies in North America such as Electronic Arts, United Front Games and Disney Interactive, where he was a lighting specialist and lighting director. He has served clients like Activision, IMAX and FOX TV Broadcast Company.

“Virtuos’ work is well known and respected in the industry and as one of their former clients, I experienced first hand their drive for professionalism,” said Scott . “I am delighted to join the talented team here, and look forward to working together with them on increasing the company’s expertise for next-gen art.” said Vincent.

“Scott and Vincent join at an important time for Virtuos,” said Virtuos CEO Gilles Langourieux. “As we celebrate our 10th year, we are preparing for the next decade of distributed development which will make full use of their considerable expertise. They will reinforce the quality of our games and art services and will strengthen our position as the No. 1 game development partner.”

About Virtuos: Virtuos is one of the largest game developers specializing in 3D art and game software development for consoles and mobile devices. The company has locations in Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Saigon, Vancouver, San Francisco, Paris and Tokyo, and employees representing 15 nationalities. Virtuos’ clients include 15 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies worldwide as well as renowned independent studios. For more information, please refer to: www.virtuosgames.com; Twitter @virtuosgames

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