Monte Cristo Multimedia and Talented People join forces to promote reemployment for the team behind the first City Builder MMO:

FRANCE - Paris, 01 June, 2010

Following the closure of the games development studio Monte Cristo Multimedia, Talented People is announcing the creation of a dedicated web space for the talented Monte Cristo former employees on its web site www.talented-people.org.

Patrice Chessé (CFO at Monte Cristo): "As soon as it was clear that the company’s closure was inevitable, we have been seeking for solutions to maximize the chances of finding work for the employees not part of the asset transfer plan. We wish for other companies to have quality access to the unique experience of the Monte Cristo employees. In this, Talented People has seemed an obvious partner thanks to its proactive and voluntary approach with regards to French and foreign recruiters."

Simon Poidevin (former executive producer at Vivendi Gmes Mobile and now manager at Talented People) adds: "The teams at Monte Cristo have achieved what few companies have done before: developing and marketing a massively multiplayer game of a new genre. We believe that numerous recruiters will find high value resources on the web site."

To browse profiles and recruit former talents from Monte Cristo, you are invited to www.talented-people.org.

About Monte Cristo Multimedia: created in 1995 and a major player in the French video games market; Monte Cristo is behind products like Fire Department, Medieval Lords, Silverfall, City Life, 7 Sins, D-Day. More recently, Monte Cristo has developed and marketed the very ambitious massively multiplayer city builder: Cities XL.

About Talented People: launched in January 2009 by Simon Poidevin following the closure of Vivendi Games Mobile, Talented People is an online community outplacement solution which pools the profiles of former company employees and allows the latter to keep in touch. The originality of this solution is that profile access is free and open to recruiters. Website: www.talented-people.org– Mail: contact-at-talented-people.org


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