Ludia's growth continues: 100 new jobs in Montreal
Montreal, April 15, 2013 - Developer of the Family Feud, Jurassic Park Builder and Where’s Waldo? applications has announced at its hors-Jeu Conference that it will create 100 new jobs in its Old Montreal Studio.
The company has had an important growth and plans to double its revenues for the year 2013. Over 70 million downloads of Ludia games have been made since its creation in 2007 and already more than 3 million players connect to play the games every day, and that number will reach 5 million by year end.
Ludia is one of the top developers in the world on Apple’s iOS Exploitation System and wants to diversify its large portfolio of licenses to all digital platforms. It is also in that context that Alexandre Thabet, CEO of Ludia, has announced the creation of the new brand Ludia Core which will mark the beginning of the development of mobile and social games targeting the “gamers” category.
“The creativity of our developers as well as the growing strength of our digital distribution constitutes important assets for the continuation of a stable and long-term growth.” said Mr. Thabet.
The employees of Ludia were at the PHI Center for 2 days for the first ever hors-Jeu Conference which brought together keynote speakers to celebrate the many successes of this Quebec-born company and to rethink tomorrow’s digital entertainment world.
Alex Thabet, Ludia’s CEO and Jean-Sébastien Boulard, its Human Resources Director are both available for interviews.
Offered in exclusivity to its 200 employees, a few key industry members and the media, the objective of hors-Jeu of is to inspire and push the limits of creativity and to rethink the world of digital entertainment of tomorrow. This event is also a celebration of the values and successes of Ludia.
Among the speakers: Gary Carter, Chairman, Northern Europe Shine Group and Shine 360°, Jason Reitman, Director of Juno and Up in the air, Jeff Pulver, President of 3-Rings and pioneer of VoIP, producer of the 140 Character Conferences, Kevin Slavin, Assistant Professor and Founder of Playful Systems at the MIT Media Lab, Bruno Henriquet, General Director of Creative Development and Programs for Cable and TNT, Vincent Morisset, Founder of AATOAA, Matt Locke, Founder of Storythings, Evan Schetchman, CTO at Radical Media, Julie Lemonde, Digital Marketing Consultant, Jean-Christophe Yakono (Yako), Creative Director and Founder of Decod as well as creator of the web series Émilie.