May 22, 2022

Double Eleven Expands Its Footprint To Malaysia in Q1 2020

Games developer and publisher Double Eleven today announced their continued expansion. Double Eleven is proud to announce the opening of a new development studio in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Malaysia has access to high calibre talent, with a great ecosystem between governments, universities and business. This new location in upmarket Bangsar South will transform Double Eleven into an international development and publishing powerhouse.

This will grant Double Eleven development across multiple time zones, along with gaining access to new Asian markets and partnerships.

From Middlesbrough…

Lee Hutchinson, founder and CEO of Double Eleven, said;

“Great international talent, a burgeoning games community and active support from the Malaysian government, make it an easy decision to expand our operations into Kuala Lumpur.

We’re building Double Eleven Malaysia our way; it’s going to be a great place to work. We’re looking forward to the new team there becoming part of our tribe.

At the same time we’re continuing to invest in our UK headquarters. [We will] make key hires within our development and management teams. Our Malaysian studio will be there to support and bolster the incredible teams we have working in the UK.

The Asian market is a huge player on the global stage. We want to be at the vanguard of this exciting new hotbed of our industry”.

Press Release

Double Eleven is one of the UK’s key providers of development and publishing services to the video game industry. They deliver full-service visual and development solutions from initial concept to production, development, publishing and live operations.

Headquartered in Middlesbrough, Double Eleven has a team approaching 100 staff.

They have been investing heavily in people and infrastructure. This way they ensure they are avoiding the pitfalls of crunch to give staff a positive work-life balance.

…To Kuala Lumpur

Hansul Hadi Samsudin, Vice-President, Digital Creative Content, MDEC, said;

“Malaysia has developed a vibrant and successful digital creative content industry over the past 15 years. Numerous international companies choosing to set up studios here.

The current focus on realising the Digital Content Ecosystem Policy (DICE) reinforces Malaysia as the Heart of Digital ASEAN for animation and games content development.

Our wide pool of exceptional talents, business-friendly government and ecosystem of great companies are key reasons why companies are investing in Malaysia.

UK-based Double Eleven is one such company and we are thrilled that it’s opening up a studio in Malaysia. In fact, we’re excited to see Malaysian creatives working on highly anticipated Double Eleven titles.

We now look forward to making great games together!”

Press Release

While the new studio will open in Spring 2020, recruitment will begin in February. Initially, Double Eleven will be recruiting full-time staff in development and management positions.

This includes a new Malaysian Studio Head. Applicants can find further details on the Double Eleven’s Careers Page.

For more information on Double Eleven, visit their website. Alternatively, you can follow them on Facebook or Twitter.

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