Virtuos speaks at DDEV2014 on best practices for distributed game development

2014/05/08

Virtuos speaks at DDEV2014 on best practices for distributed game development

Virtuos speaks at DDEV2014 Webinar on Distributed and Remote Development organized by Karelia University.

May 8th, 2014 – Shanghai, China – Virtuos Director of Business Development, Philippe Angely and Virtuos R&D Director, Christophe Archambault spoke today at the Webinar organized by Karelia University in Joensuu, Finland.

During the Webinar a selected group of game industry professionals shared their experiences and observations about distributed teams and remote developers, based on a set of initial questions. These questions aim to gather inside information related especially to project management and technical issues. Results of this seminar are utilized in formulating a reproducible operational model that benefits both companies and educational institutions already working or planning to work in distributed and/or remote environment.

“Game development projects require a versatile set of skilled professionals with different specialties, which sets its own challenges especially to smaller game companies located in less densely populated areas. Distributed development can help in facing these recruiting challenges’’,” said Philippe Angely. 

Results of this seminar are utilized in formulating a reproducible operational model that benefits both companies and educational institutions already working or planning to work in distributed environment.

Karelia University of Applied Sciences is an institution of higher education and applied research located in Joensuu, Finland.

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

Related news

2019
31/01
GILLES LANGOURIEUX TO LEAD ROUNDTABLE ON CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGIES AT D.I.C.E. 2019
Virtuos, as hosts of the Round Table sessions will be on the stage at D.I.C.E. 2019, with other experts to share their insights into the hot topics in game development, with a focus on what might be ‘Next’ or even ‘Now, such as AI, Cloud gaming, VR and AR.
2018
25/10
VIRTUOS APPOINTS CYRIL LABORDRIE AS DIRECTOR OF R&D CENTRE IN SINGAPORE
Virtuos recently announced that Cyril Labordrie has joined its headquarters in Singapore as R&D Director to lead the new R&D Team.
2018
18/09
ELIJAH FREEMAN SPEAKS ON GAME DEV. AT AUTODESK UNIVERSITY CHINA 2018
Singapore – September 2018 – Elijah Freeman, the General Manager of Virtuos Shanghai was invited to attend the 11th Autodesk University China (AU 2018) as the keynote speaker to share insight and practical experience.
2018
03/09
A CO-DEVELOPING FUTURE: VIRTUOS TO SHARE EXPERTISE ON EXTERNAL DEVELOPMENT PRACTICE AT XDS 2018
Singapore – September 2018 – The Virtuos team is preparing to head to sunny Vancouver to attend XDS 2018 from September 5th-7th, where the company will be involved in two interesting speaking sessions.
2018
14/08
Virtuos Presenting Sponsor at XDS 2018
Singapore- August 13th 2018. Virtuos is delighted to announce that the company will be a presenting sponsor at XDS 2018 on September 5th-7th, Vancouver, Canada.
2018
13/03
버추어스, 싱가폴 R&D센터와 본사설립에 15백만달러 투입
싱가포르 – 2018년 3월 14일, AAA급 사이즈 모바일, 콘솔게임의 개발과 3D 아트 제작 등의 비디오 게임 컨텐츠 제작 선도업체인 버추어스는 15백만달러의 자금을 조달하여 싱가포르의 새로운 본사에 R&D센터 설립했음을 공식적으로 알렸다.