The clock is ticking! 3 more days to go for the Seamedu Game Meet 2015 and here is another reason why you cannot miss this! The second session for the day is being held by Jithin Rao, a game producer working at one of the biggest names of the gaming industry in the whole world, Ubisoft!
Jithin is a rare talent to find. His passion for games specifically as a game programmer combined with great management skills makes him an excellent leader and motivator. He also has a great eye for talent and quality, both of which makes him an ideal choice for a management profile.
He took his first steps in the game-making world as a lead programmer with 3D PC Game Development at 7Seas Technologies. As a part of the team consisting of 4 programmers, 4 artists and a script writing he worked on projects connected to 3D PC/console development. He also worked as a game designer and lead programmer for a multi-genre car-racing project for PC with the technology setup for the game (Game Engine and Framework with a Commercial Engine) during the initial phases of production. He also has the experience of working on the pre-production phase with a scriptwriter and lead artist for another upcoming action RPG on the technology that was needed for the game to run on a PC/Xbox. In the month of September 2007, he moved on to work with Gameloft as a game producer or project manager where he was responsible for the New Zealand Telecom Ports of more than 20 titles to 18 handsets. At the same time, he also handled the Complete Mass Ports of 2 Titles to more than 250 mobile handsets. He played in a key role in the reworking 55 Titles ( like Assassin’s Creed, Asphalt 3: Street Rules, Shrek 3, Die Hard 4.0, Driver LA Undercover 2D, etc. ) from ordinary multi-key pad mobile gameplay to touch based gameplay design for the touch screen master device for Gameloft – LG KU990, with credits on the same device.
He currently holds the position of Game Producer with Ubisoft for the last 7 years. He has handled 3 major project of 100 All Time Favourites (US) / Master All Classics (EMEA), Sports Collection (US + EMEA) and Monster 4X4 3D (US + EMEA).
Founded in 1986 by five brothers from France, Ubisoft is the third independent publisher of video games worldwide. It is currently has the second largest in-house development staff in the world with 29 studios spread out in 19 countries. Ubisoft Pune opened its doors 6 years back and is undoubtedly one of the most creative game studios in India with strength of 300 Game designers, developer, artists & testers working in Pune. They have already bagged many awards in India. They focus on console and mobile game development and can proudly say that they already have several titles released in the market with many more on the way! They engage in end-to-end game development and adaptation of successful games on different mobile platforms. Their promise is always to deliver the best in the gaming experience and pushing quality standards to unprecedented levels. And that what makes their journey enjoyable not just to them but to the gamers across the country too!
In is very busy schedule Jithin has made time to mentor Seamedu Game students on quite a few occasions. His immense knowledge in the game production cycle & willing ness to share it with all has influenced many of our students.
Do you really want to miss out on such a rare opportunity? Jithin will be in the room not just addressing you but also answering all your queries! Hurry up and register to attend the Seamedu Game Meet 2015 @ http://www.seamedu.com/game-development-competition/