The former producer of Assassin’s Creed will be distinguished by the Pioneer Award this December in Bilbao, Spain.
The festival Fun & Serious , held from 7 to 10 December in Bilbao, announced today that distinguish the Pioneer Award to producer Jade Raymond for his outstanding career , recognizing his contributions to the industry as a producer of games that have meant a point of inflection in the sector, and that have been a source of inspiration for many subsequent titles.
“Jade Raymond is one of the most respected creators in the video game industry, and her work at the head of some of the most important companies and franchises in the industry speaks of her commitment to diversity, inclusiveness and creativity. It’s a pleasure to recognise his career with this award “, says Alfonso Gómez, director of the Fun & Serious festival, in a press release.
“Passionate about games since childhood, she initially joined the industry as a programmer, and since then she has focused on bringing innovation in mechanics and gameplay to the creation of action and adventure games and online multiplayer in which she has participated. Raymond has played a key role in the industry as a producer of such important titles as the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Watch Dogs, or Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist, “adds the organisation.
Jade Raymond currently holds the position of vice president at Motive Studios (EA) , a team that is developing an open-world Star Wars video game. Since its beginnings in the sector, Raymond has gone through some of the main companies in the industry, such as Sony, Ubisoft and more recently Electronic Arts.
SOURCE: Digital Journal