Veteran Game Developer Ric Neil Joins Streamline Studios as Managing Director of New US Development Center
Eric Neil oversee partnerships, platform and product development for Streamline Studios UNITED STATES
LA VEGAS, August 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Streamline, a global video game and Metaverse development studio, announced that Eric Neil joined the company as General Manager of Streamline Studios UNITED STATES. Neil brings his 30 years of successful and varied career in video game development with experience at Unity, Amazon, EA, Konami, Glu, Microsoft and more to Streamline’s list of global production studios.
“Attracting industry veterans like Eric Neil underscores our continued commitment to international video gaming and the development of Metaverse,” says Alexandre Fernandez, CEO of Streamline. “With the opening of studios around the world, Streamline can offer more career opportunities and more support to our customers in all time zones. Ric’s appointment strengthens our presence in the Americas and elevates our partnerships in the areas of entertainment, technology and business.”
As Metaverse Investments Expected to Accelerate This Year, as is the demand for expertise in video game technology. Non-gaming industries continue to leverage gaming communities, creativity and connectivity to grow brand loyalty and engagement. However, with many companies and studios reduce their teams, the outsourcing of creative and technical services will become a precedent for meeting production deadlines. Streamline is strengthening its management team to meet these growing demands.
“It’s a big deal,” says Eric NeilCEO of Streamline Studios UNITED STATES. “As the industry continues an unsustainable cycle of ramping up to meet production needs, at an independent studio like Streamline, I can use my 30 years of experience building professional teams to nurture a wave of new talents and guide them to discover great games and experiences.”
With a portfolio of world-renowned IPs like Madden NFL, Silent Hill and The Grand Tour behind him, Neil will lead Streamline’s new US development studio in product and talent development. Neil is actively recruiting in the UNITED STATES in the disciplines of art, engineering and design. To learn more about opportunities at the US studio, visit Streamline Careers Site.
This announcement follows the hiring of new managers in Streamline Studios Malaysia, Gabriel Passoverthe former Head of Strategy and Development at PlayStation Studios, and the opening of the new office at Japan led by SIE Japan and Asia veteran Kenji Kajiwara.
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Since 2001, Streamline Studios has been developing video games and Metaverse solutions. Their locations in South East Asia, Japanand The Americas serve international developers, publishers and brands, including Capcom, Sony and Epic Games.
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