Ubisoft, the acclaimed developer of the Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry series, returns to the biggest gaming convention in the Philippines, the E-Sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS) on October 28-30 2016 at the SMX Convention Center. The company plans to have a larger presence in the convention this year with an interactive Just Dance 2017 booth as well as opportunities for gamers and enthusiasts to pursue a career in gaming.
“We’re very excited to be back for this year’s ESGS. Our participation in one of the biggest gaming conventions definitely allows us to connect fans not just to our games but with Ubisoft Philippines,” shares Chip Go, General Manager of Ubisoft Philippines.The company plans to launch in its first studio in the Philippines by early 2017 and is hoping to establish a healthy connection and relationship to interested gamers and enthusiasts as early as now.
“As we establish our second office in South East Asia, looking for dynamic and passionate individuals to join our team is definitely a need. Gamers and enthusiasts who feel they have the natural ability to work in the industry can inquire at ESGS about opportunities that we have for them,” Go adds.
“This year, the team is looking to staff a studio of 50 people ranging from project managers, artists, to programmers. In the near future, we hope to accommodate a team composed of 200 people,” according to Go.
Aside from job opportunities, attendees also have the chance to know more about Ubisoft and De La Salle University’s recently launched Bachelor of Science major in Game Development program. Set to begin its first term in 2017 in the DLSU Science and Technology Complex in Laguna, the program aims to groom local talents to create leaders and innovators in Asia’s growing game development industry.
Interested applicants can inquire about the program and application requirements in the Ubisoft booth at ESGS on October 28-30 2016 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia, Pasay City. Kick-start your future in one of the most exciting and dynamic industries out there. Special prizes, including Watch Dogs® 2 and Just Dance®2017 merchandise, await the lucky winners of Ubisoft’s on-site social media promo.