• AMPD Ventures says Departure Lounge subsidiary completes key hire for creative services team

AMPD Ventures says Departure Lounge subsidiary completes key hire for creative services team

Posted on April 22, 2022

Tagged as: Digital Media, Animation, Next-generation enterprise, Innovation, Media coverage

AMPD is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Departure Lounge Inc., a Vancouver, BC-based company offering a range of Metaverse-related technologies (“Departure Lounge”) has formed a mixed reality creative development team under the leadership of immersive content industry veteran, Adam Rogers, who joins the company as Vice President of Creative & Head of Studio.

Adam will spearhead the growth of a robust creative services team that will develop linear and interactive experiences for customers across a range of applications including entertainment, education, training, and simulation, and across a range of devices, from high-end VR headsets through mobile devices, and the latest AR wearable technologies.

An award-winning immersive industry pioneer, Rogers was most recently Development Director at Electronic Arts’ Create Capture Lab where he oversaw motion capture to support EA’s AAA game development teams. Prior to EA, Rogers was the Creative Producer at the ground-breaking Intel Studios Volumetric VR/AR production facility in Los Angeles, the world’s largest stage for volumetric video capture. Creative projects include Reggie Watts Runnin’ VRReggieverse VR (in production), La Femme VR, and Arsenal AR.

“I am confident that I have found an amazing new home at Departure Lounge, and I look forward to making my skills, contacts, and experience an integral part of the company’s growth,” said Rogers. “My goal is to advance our creative capabilities that accelerates value for our clients in this next, spatial chapter of the Internet. We view the Metaverse and the 3D spatial web as an opportunity to implement new approaches around creativity, engagement, storytelling, and digital value creation that are exciting, diverse, and inclusive.”

Watch the full interview here.