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    Veteran game developer Ian Ng appointed as Double Eleven’s new Studio Head

    In conjunction with the official opening of the company’s studio in Kuala Lumpur, Double Eleven has appointed Ian Ng as their Studio Head. With a career spanning over 20 years in games development, Ian’s appointment brings a wealth of experience to Double Eleven’s new studio in Malaysia.

    Ian Ng, Studio Head of Double Eleven Malaysia

    Throughout a rich and varied career, Ian has held positions at Tap4fun, Ubisoft Singapore and LucasArts and is credited on over 20 titles spanning from mobile games to AAA console games, including the Assassin’s Creed franchise.

    “With a brilliant track record in art, production and management, combined with the experience of working on one of gaming’s biggest franchises, we knew quickly that Ian had the skills and drive to lead Double Eleven Kuala Lumpur. We welcome Ian into our tribe and look forward to working with the team he builds in Malaysia, which will become an integral part of the Double Eleven family”

    Lee Hutchinson, founder and CEO of Double Eleven

    Double Eleven’s new studio in Malaysia gives it access to a pool of high caliber talent via its thriving ecosystem between governments, universities, and businesses. This new location in upmarket Bangsar South will transition Double Eleven into an international development and publishing powerhouse, allowing for development across multiple time zones, as well as gaining access to new Asian markets and partnerships.

    This is what Ian had to say regarding his new found appointment :

    “I look forward to building a studio that embodies the same culture and values as the Double Eleven studio in the United Kingdom. After a number of years working in Bangkok and Singapore, I’m excited to make a positive impact on the fast-growing games industry in my home country of Malaysia”

    Double Eleven are one of the United Kingdom’s key providers of development and publishing services to the video games industry, delivering full-service visual and development solutions from initial concept to production, development, publishing and live operations. Headquartered in Middlesbrough in the North-East of England, Double Eleven has a team of approximately 100 staff, investing heavily in talent and infrastructure and avoiding the pitfalls of crunch to give staff a positive work-life balance.

    On a foot-note, Double Eleven is continuously expanding their talent in both development and management. Keen applicants can find further details on career opportunities at Double Eleven here, on their career website.

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