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DisneyUTVDigital hires Paul Wrider as Director, Game Design

He has worked with top gaming companies like Digital Chocolate, Storm8 and Zynga

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | October 31, 2012

Paul Wrider

DisneyUTVDigital has appointed Paul Joseph Wrider as Director - Game Design for its gaming business in the country. Wrider comes to DisneyUTV Digital with an extensive global experience of over ten years in the gaming industry.

Before joining DisneyUTVDigital, Wrider was the Lead Game Designer at FunMobility Inc., the social mobile entertainment company based in the USA. He has worked with top gaming companies like Digital Chocolate, one of the leading game developers on Facebook; Storm8, a leading developer of social games for iPhone and Android; and Zynga where he successfully launched the first Facebook based, fully 3D Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game ‘Guild of Heroes’. He has also worked on other popular titles like Mafia Wars, Vampires and more.

He will be based in Mumbai, and will lead the Game Design team and will be responsible for developing new IPs.

Vishal Gondal, Managing Director - Digital, DisneyUTV, said, “DisneyUTVDigital is happy to have Paul Wrider on board. We believe in leveraging technology to provide our users with engaging content to enhance their digital experience and we are constantly exploring new opportunities to build on that legacy. With Paul’s extensive experience and knowledge in game designing and the global gaming industry overall we will be able to develop new gaming IPs and add to our existing popular titles across mobile platforms.”

Wrider is excited about joining DisneyUTV Digital. “It’s great to be associated with DisneyUTV Digital. They have a legacy of popular game titles across mobile and social platforms known globally. I am excited to be a part of this enthusiastic team and look forward to adding some exciting game titles in the coming months.”

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