Ubisoft to open new studio in Philippines, now accepting applicants

Ubisoft Entertainment S.A., the third largest independent video game company in the world,  is set to open a new production studio in the Philippines. The welcome news was announced March 29 by Chip Go, the head of the new Ubisoft Philippines.

Go said that Ubisoft will be hiring 50 team members this year. They will recruit artists, programmers, designers, and project managers. But that's just for starters. He said they plan to increase the team to as much as 200 members within five years.

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The new Ubisoft studio will be housed within the campus of De La Salle University (DLSU) Science and Technology Complex in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. It's scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2016.

DLSU and Ubisoft have reportedly signed an agreement wherein the school will offer four-year courses  in art and technology, featuring the Ubisoft team as lecturers.

Ubisoft believes the Philippines has a great talent pool and that the new Philippine studio will meet their demanding standards.

Go said that the Philippine branch will develop AAA console games and will strongly collaborate with Ubisoft Singapore in building and training the new team.

Ubisoft is the developer of best selling game franchises like Assassin's Creed, Prince of Persia, Ghost Recon, Far Cry, Rainbow Six, Rayman, Just Dance,  and Splinter Cell.

The upcoming studio in the Philippines will be Ubisoft's 30th studio, so far. The company has 29 more studios spread out in 19 countries. It currently employs 9200 people worldwide.

If you want to be part of the Ubisoft team, you're in luck. The company is now recruiting people and accepting resumes online. Here's the link for Ubisoft's Career Page, in case you're interested:
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