SOURCE: Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies

July 24, 2011 23:00 ET

Unity Technologies Expands Into Korea With the Opening of Headquarters in South Korea

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Marketwire - Jul 24, 2011) - Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for games and interactive 3D on the web, iOS, Android, consoles and beyond, today announced that it is launching a subsidiary in South Korea. Unity Korea will be led by Country Manager William Hugo Yang and will serve as a localization and support center for the further expansion of Unity in Korea.

"Whether you're an independent studio or a large development team, Unity offers the tools and assets to make cross platform development a reality," said William Hugo Yang, Country Manager of Unity Technologies in Korea. "As the Korean development community continues to grow, we will provide our expanding Korean user base fully localized tools and documentation, as well as dedicated technical support."

William Hugo Yang will serve as Country Manager of Unity Technologies in Korea. Yang has previously worked as an analyst and consultant overseeing the Korean gaming and e-commerce industries including three years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a committed supporter of the local independent games and media industries.

"Our strong following in the Korean developer community tells us that Unity is the perfect solution for Korea's dynamic games industry, which requires a cross platform solution enabling casual, MMORPG, mobile, PC and console games development on current and emerging platforms," said David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies. "The launch of our Korean subsidiary will allow us to better serve the passionate, talented Unity community in this dynamic market."

Unity Technologies is now actively recruiting staff to join their Seoul 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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About Unite 11
Unity Technologies is holding Unite 11, its fifth annual developer conference, September 28 - 30, 2011 at the Masonic Center in San Francisco. Unite 11 is an event for developers, publishers, enthusiasts and others interested in Unity to come together to learn more about the market-leading platform for creating high quality video games, training simulations, medical and architectural visualizations and other 3D interactive content -- and how to get the most out of it. Unite 11 will offer three days of learning including advanced hands-on class tutorials, technical sessions and an opportunity to attend awesome parties. For more information on Unite 11, simply visit: http://unity3d.com/unite/.

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