Katja Reitemeyer, formerly of Avid and NXN Software, has joined Pipelinefx as vp of worldwide sales. Reitemeyer was one of the founders of NXN Software, makers of asset management software Alienbrain, which was acquired by Avid last year for $44 million. Reitemeyer will be based in Los Angeles, where a large part of the market for the companys flagship product qube! Remote Control exists. She will coordinate the companys sales thrust into the interactive entertainment and 3D animation markets worldwide.
Katja knows our market like the back of her hand, said Bill Spencer, Pipelinefx ceo. Shes been selling to the interactive entertainment market for the last seven years and has deep industry knowledge and an acute awareness of what game makers and 3D animators need to keep up with the ever-rising quality bar in this competitive marketplace.
Added Reitemeyer, With the graphic complexity of content production increasing exponentially, studios are becoming ever more dependent on reliable solutions to help them prioritize and manage complex workflows. Pipelinefx has a proven track record of delivering high-quality renderfarm management solutions to some of the largest names in film, game and television production. I am really excited about this opportunity and hope that my experience can help further that success.
As a former customer of Katjas, I know from first-hand experience that she is a trustworthy, forthright sales professional who really cares about her customers and will always go the extra mile to make things work, said Troy Brooks, who met Katja when he worked for Electronic Arts, before becoming cto of Pipelinefx last summer.
Built by industry professionals for the most demanding 3D animation and game production environments, qube! Remote Control is a leading renderfarm management system. qube! is highly customizable, extensively scalable and can be integrated into any production workflow. qube! operates in Linux, Windows XP, 2000 and 2003, Mac OS X and IRIX environments. qube! comes with a Maya job type that contains everything necessary to submit and execute batch Maya jobs. qube! supports Gelato, Shake, SOFTIMAGE|XSI, 3ds max, mental ray, After Effects and many other 3D animation software applications.
Pipelinefx (www.pipelinefx), with headquarters in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, and sales offices in Los Angeles, was founded in 2002 and markets its leading enterprise-class renderfarm management software to the 3D animation, visual effects, video and game industries.