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New Guildford office for Pitbull Studio

Attracted by the "high-calibre developers" in the region

UK developer Pitbull Studio has opened a new office in Guildford that will be headed up by Tom Sarkanen, Keith Judge and Mark Satterthwaite.

"The company has grown from 18 to 34 in six months and to support this expansion we are adding another studio based in the South," said CEO Robert Troughton.

"We chose to base the new studio in Guildford, as this would allow us to attract high-calibre developers from the region to further strengthen our team."

The will be recruiting for the new office over the next few months, and until then it will be home to Sarkanen, Judge and Satterthwaite, as well as offering hot desks to visiting Pitbull staff. The developer added that the move was supported by Unreal Engine creators Epic.

"Pitbull are a skilled Unreal Engine developer who are working on cuttingedge UE4 technology and also developing content for next-generation games," said Epic's Mike Gamble.

"We are proud to see one of our partners attracting such great talent and expanding so quickly."

Pitbull has recently used its experience to provide support to companies like Epic, Kuju, Vatra Games and Sega.

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Latest comments (10)

Lewis Brown Snr Sourcer/Recruiter, Electronic Arts5 years ago
Great to have another studio in Guildford :-)
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Fran Mulhern , Recruit3D5 years ago
The infamous t-shirts:)

Really pleased to see how these guys have been doing. Worked very closely with them over the last 12 months, placed seven or eight people there. They're a top bunch, they treat their people well, offer them permanent roles rather than contracts, and try to work around their people, rather than forcing it the other way.

And kudos to Bob Troughton - one of the genuinely nicest industry folk I've ever met. Here's to the next few years!
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Andrew Animator 5 years ago
Great news!
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ace!
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Chris Kirby Producer 5 years ago
Indeed great news bob.. Nice work!!
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Greg Knight Freelance Developer 5 years ago
Go Keith!
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robert troughton Managing Director, Coconut Lizard5 years ago
Cheers everyone - and if there're any great devs (mostly programmers) looking for new ops in the Guildford area (it's an easy trip from much of London), come speak to one of our guys at Develop this year or email us at jobs@pitbullstudio.co.uk ...

www.pitbullstudio.co.uk/jobs.php
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Kingman Cheng Illustrator and Animator 5 years ago
Fran, you're pretty much official HR manager now. ;)
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Terence Gage Freelance writer 5 years ago
Good for you guys; always encouraging to see studios expanding. Have you announced what project or projects you're working on yet Robert?
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robert troughton Managing Director, Coconut Lizard5 years ago
@Terence: we've announced that we're working on Unreal Engine 4 - as in we're helping develop the engine itself rather than just using it :-)
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