SOURCE: Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies

June 30, 2011 07:00 ET

Unity Technologies Expands Global Operations With Establishment of Stockholm Office

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2011) - Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for awesome games and interactive 3D on the web, iOS, Android, consoles and beyond, today announced that it has opened a new office in the city of Stockholm, Sweden. The new office will be led by respected industry veterans Erik Hemming and Erland Körner. The Stockholm office will serve as a development hub for Unity in the expansion of pushing the quality of Unity authored games to AAA quality.

"We are pleased to continue Unity Technologies' growth with the opening of the Stockholm office in what is one of the centers of game development talent," said Steffen Toksvig, VP of Engineering at Unity Technologies. "We are building a small office of a handful of really experienced people that can complement the awesomeness of Erik and Erland. I see this as a logical continuation of our effort to push the quality of Unity, by giving the work of the world's best game developers to the Unity community."

Erik Hemming serves as a senior software engineer at Unity Technologies, where he has been leading the development efforts for Android powered mobile devices for the last year. With more than a decade of experience as a game developer focusing on platform specific low level programming on modern game console architectures and embedded devices, Erik has previously worked with EA Games/DICE and Avalanche Studios launching high-profile console AAA IP's including Battlefield Bad Company, Battlefield 2: Modern Combat and Just Cause 2.

Erland Körner is a technical artist at Unity Technologies and with two decades of games development experience including EA Games/DICE, where he worked on Battlefield 3, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, Battlefield Bad Company 2, and Mirrors Edge.

Unity Technologies is now actively recruiting outstandingly talented staff to join their Stockholm office. Those interested should visit: http://unity3d.com/company/jobs/.

About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry with Unity, its award-winning breakthrough development platform. Unity Technologies has more than 500,000 registered users worldwide -- including Bigpoint, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Warner Bros., large and small studios, indies, students and hobbyists -- all using Unity to create games and interactive 3D, like training simulations and medical and architectural visualizations, on the web, mobile, consoles and beyond. Unity Technologies is aggressively innovating to expand usability, power and platform reach along with its Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service so that it can deliver on its vision of democratizing interactive 3D technology. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has development offices worldwide. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.

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