Credits include The Walking Dead and Tales from the Borderlands.
Four Telltale Games veterans have been hired by Ubisoft San Francisco, Ubisoft announced today.
Dennis Lenart, Nick Herman, Pierre Shorette, and Adam Sarasohn have all been hired by the studio to expand its “narrative creative pool,” according to Ubisoft.
“We are excited to welcome these strong industry veterans to our skilled team at Ubisoft San Francisco.” said executive producer, François Pelland. “As we continue to expand our portfolio of games, we look to hire the best talent in the industry and infuse team members with a shared passion for development.”
Lenart oversaw the first season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season One and was the creative director for Minecraft: Story Mode. Herman was Telltale’s first cinematic artist and worked on The Walking Dead’s first season as its lead cinematic artist and director.
Shorette, who was Telltale’s director of writing, wrote for The Wolf Among Us, before leading the writing for The Walking Dead’s second season and Tales from the Borderlands. Sarasohn worked at Telltale for four years as a producer and helped ship Tales from the Borderlands as well as train new producers for the developer.
Ubisoft notes that all four of the former Telltale veterans will work on projects to be announced in the future.
As far as Telltale’s future projects go, the developer is currently working on The Walking Dead: A New Frontier and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: A Telltale Series.