For Immediate Release – Jagex, the UK’s largest independent games developer and publisher, today announced the appointment of Remo Gettini as Vice President of Technology. Gettini, who has over 15 years experience in the technology industry, will work alongside Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard to realise the potential of Jagex’s platform and to support Jagex’s current and future titles.
Speaking of his new post, Gettini said; “The entire games industry is at a turning point, on the precipice of substantial change and extremely promising growth for those that make the smart moves to the right platforms. By joining Jagex I am looking forward to helping the team shape the future of the studio for the years ahead alongside sharing their industry leading online technology and platform with other game developers. This is a tremendously exciting opportunity and I cannot wait to get started.”
Commenting on the appointment, Mark Gerhard, Jagex CEO & CTO said; “Remo is a fantastic guy who has a huge amount of experience in creating next generation technologies as well as scaling highly talented engineering teams. Remo is perfectly positioned to take our incredible technical talent and wider online platform strategy forward. ”
Prior to working at Jagex, Gettini served at CTO of Time Out where he was responsible for their entire global infrastructure, platform development and product roadmap. He has also worked for EA as their Head of EMEA, EA Interactive Central, where he helped to build their interactive platform and specifically the technology for numerous successful games such as FIFA07, FIFA Street, FIFA World Cup 2006, Need for Speed U2, Need for Speed Most Wanted and The Sims.
As Vice President of Technology, Gettini will oversee the planning and implementation of all of Jagex’s technical projects.
Jagex is a multi-award winning online games developer based in Cambridge, England. Jagex specialises in the development of high quality browser-based games with supporting platform and technology. Jagex is also the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK.
Jagex has a long-standing reputation for creating the world's best online games and for developing hugely popular, high quality, accessible, free-to-play games and for providing an unbeatable community experience for millions of players around the world. Jagex has developed and self-published over 40 online titles, including the world's most popular free multiplayer online game, RuneScape.com.
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