TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, today announced Autodesk is its latest member.
Autodesk, is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software and its award winning tools are used to develop contemporary video games worldwide. These include industry standards such as Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya 3D asset creation tools for artists, together with software and middleware tools for developers such as Autodesk MotionBuilder, HumanIK, Kynapse and FBX.
Together this portfolio provides games teams with a broad set of tools for creating 3D characters, props, environments and animation for groundbreaking games. Autodesk also makes innovative software solutions for solving very specific challenges in game development such as facial animation, motion data editing and normal map baking.
Autodesk’s global headquarters are in San Rafael, California, US with UK offices in Farnborough, Hampshire and central London.
Rob Harrison UK Sales Manager, Media & Entertainment, Autodesk. “Autodesk is highly supportive of the work of TIGA, recognising that the UK has one of the most talented and creative games industries in the world. Games Development is extremely important to the UK economy and it’s time it was given the support it needs to encourage further investment. To celebrate this partnership there are discounts available on Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suites especially for TIGA members.””
Dr. Richard Wilson, TIGA CEO stated: “Autodesk is a leading company creating cutting edge tools for developers all over the world. The company has a wealth of expertise and knowledge that is highly valuable to our members. We look forward to working closely with Autodesk and welcomes the company to the TIGA community.””