Virtuos has picked up Elijah Freeman as its new group development director, with the 15-year veteran joining Virtous' Shanghai headquarters.
Freeman has previous experience with Crytek, Electronic Arts and CCP Games, with credits on 14 AAA titles, including Madden, NCAA and Tiger Woods. Most recently he worked on award-winning VR titles The Climb and Robinson: The Journey.
Freeman's role will involve providing global direction for both creative and executive branches of the company's game division.
Gilles Langourieux, CEO of Virtuos, said in a statement: “As we expand our game development capabilities globally, Virtuos continues to build a diverse world-class team of professionals with relevant experience and unique skillsets. Elijah Freeman brings tremendous knowledge from his tenure producing AAA titles with Crytek, CCP Games and Electronic Arts. We look forward to seeing how he will further shape our development roadmap and continue building out teams with a high standard of excellence.”
Freeman added: “I am very pleased to have joined Virtuos, where I can use my talents and strengths in game development to propel the project ambitions of this fast-growing company to the next level. The team that’s being built here is unparalleled and I’m eager to get started.”