Assassin’s Creed Franchise Art Director Raphael Lacoste Leaves Ubisoft


Assassin’s Creed Franchise Art Director Raphael Lacoste is the most recent member of the event crew to depart Ubisoft Montreal. After spending slightly below 11 years on the firm, Lacoste has chosen to depart the developer to search out “new adventures and challenges.

As nicely as being Franchise Art Director for over 9 years, Lacoste has labored as Art Director on Assassin’s Creed Revelations, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, and Assassin’s Creed Origins. His newest function was as Senior Art Director on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. The franchise veteran has seemingly determined to depart the corporate on his personal phrases as implied when he introduced his departure:

It isn’t with out feelings I’ve to inform you that after eight assassins, 16 years at Ubisoft I’ve determined to set sails on new adventures and challenges.

I wish to thank from the underside of my coronary heart our fantastic neighborhood and the unimaginable abilities I’ve had the prospect to collaborate with, over these wonderful years.

Thank you too ,Ubisoft , on your belief and the implausible tasks we delivered to life collectively ! Bye for now, these years will stay unforgettable 🙂

Ubisoft has been a pleasant house for me for 16 years, and I’m very touched about this, the belief they gave me in addition to the alternatives, but it surely was time to do one other leap of religion 🙂

Lacoste isn’t the primary Assassin’s Creed veteran to depart Ubisoft Montreal in latest months. Script Writer Darby McDevitt left the developer in March after greater than ten years, whereas Senior Developer Eric Baptizat left in June after 16 years on the firm. The latter has since gone on to work at EA Motive on an unannounced venture.

The studio has just lately undergone reorganization because it groups up with Ubisoft Quebec to work on the upcoming Assassin’s Creed Infinity, reportedly an evolving on-line platform with a number of historic settings. Unfortunately this did depart many employees still unhappy on the firm’s dealing with of abuse allegations amongst administration with a number of of the accused nonetheless remaining on the two firms.

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