Lucasfilm Animation Singapore has added a new Handheld Games Group and Digital Artist Group to its roster. Here's a brief snippet from Businesswire.com"
"Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, which opened its doors for business in October 2005, announced that it is expanding the size and scope of the studio to include a newly-formed Handheld Games Group to work together with LucasArts in the U.S., and a Digital Artists Group to work alongside Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) for the production of visual effects work. Recruitment and hiring for these new groups has already begun and the company hopes to attract additional first-rate talent with a presence at CG Overdrive, July 14 - 16 at the Singapore Expo (www.cgoverdrive.com).
"We're thrilled to be already expanding on the work being created at our Singapore studio," said Christian Kubsch, General Manager of Lucasfilm Animation Singapore. "We've already hired more than 60 employees from 20 different countries for our animated television series. The new hiring effort for our Handheld Games Group and Digital Artists Group will expand our palette of talent even further and allows us to work with our colleagues in the U.S. at LucasArts and Industrial Light & Magic. It's a very exciting time."