Jay Boor joins Kojima Productions as head of marketing and communications, the studio has announced in a press release issued today. Boor has over 20 years of experience, working with several different game studios in the past, including Sega and Konami.
“Based in the UK, Jay is widely regarded for his marketing and communications work on a wide variety of gaming brands and has held a number of department leading positions at some of the industry’s most innovative videogame companies including RIOT GAMES, KONAMI, SEGA, 2K GAMES and CODEMASTERS. He will be tasked to lead the marketing and communications efforts for KOJIMA PRODUCTIONS’ product portfolio and will play a strategic role in growing the studio’s global presence.”
Hideo Kojima writes:
“I’m very happy to have Jay back on board with the team at such an exciting time. He’s creative, passionate about games and will be instrumental in helping us deliver on the vision planned for Kojima Productions as an independent game studio.”
And finally, Jay Boor himself had this to say on his new position:
“It’s such an amazing feeling to be back working with legendary game creator, Hideo Kojima and the incredibly talented Kojima Productions team. Mr. Kojima’s approach to game design is unlike anyone I’ve ever worked with in the industry. The game experiences he creates are genre-defining, as well as thought-provoking, and I’m really looking forward to seeing how we can push narrative boundaries and grow the awareness around Kojima Productions in neat and unique ways.”
Source: Press Release