Senior Executive to Oversee MMO Development for New Company
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Thursday, September 27, 2007---Fort Lauderdale, FL---GameRecruiter, the leader in international recruitment services for the interactive entertainment industry, is pleased to announce their recent placement of senior executive Matt Firor as the head of ZeniMax Online Studios.
An expert in the development of online games, Firor was one of the founders of Mythic Entertainment, where he worked for over 10 years on MMO titles. At Mythic he was the producer of the worldwide #1 smash hit Dark Age of Camelot, a MMORPG considered one of the most influential online games of all time. When he left Mythic in 2006, Firor was responsible for all development projects at the company. For the past year, he has been a consultant in the online gaming industry, advising leading publishers interested in entering the online market.
Firor began developing games in the late 1980's, and co-founded Interesting Systems Inc. in 1991, to make multi-player role-playing games.After leaving ISI in 1994 to concentrate on software development, Matt joined Mythic Entertainment in late 1995 at their formation.
Howard Taule, COO and co-founder of GameRecruiter, states,“Firor has demonstrated a world-class level of MMO leadership that has become increasingly crucial in the highly competitive arena of online games development. By staying on top of the evolution of the MMO industry, GameRecruiter was poised to provide the most ideal executive candidate to our client, ZeniMax Media. We feel they have made an excellent choice and that Firor will bring them unprecedented production success in their MMO objectives.”
Matt Firor offers, "The leadership at GameRecruiter.com was instrumental in representing me to ZeniMax Online Studios. Their account manager Marilyn Rebman did an outstanding job of shepherding me through the hiring process, while their executive team provided the company with expert guidance and support. Their untiring efforts have helped me land a rare opportunity to participate in building a company’s vision.”
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