Konami hires Julien Merceron who brings in a ton of experience with developing technologies in the video game industry.
Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. announced today that Julien Merceron has joined KONAMI as its new Worldwide Technology Director for the areas encompassing Europe, the U.S. and Japan. Merceron is a veteran in the video game industry, and will assume a leadership role in enhancing the game development technology at KONAMI. Merceron started his new role as part of Konami Digital Entertainment, B.V., the European branch of KONAMI, on October 1, 2013.
Julien Merceron comes to KONAMI with a strong record of success in the development of a range of entertainment content including a top hit series in the video game industry, which has sold more than 100 million copies to date. Merceron is especially well known across the globe as one of the industry's leading experts in developing technologies for game engines. From creating stunning graphics that immerse the players into the video game world environment, to introducing characters that display natural movements that do not feel programmed, Merceron is able to utilize his technological strengths to make fun, engaging game elements a reality.