Sarbakan, a full service digital animation studio in Quebec City has added five new hires to its full-time staff, bringing its total of employees to 47.
Stephanie Gingras joins the 2D project management team as a producer. She was a producer for I.C. Axon where she was responsible for many multimedia and print projects in the field of e-learning solutions between 2000 and 2003.
Sarbakan 3D production team continues its growth with the addition of two new 3D programmers, Jean-François Gagnon and Louis Hallee. Gagnon has worked for two other Canadian animation companies as a 3D programmer, Beenox and Toon Boom, while Hallee served in a similar capacity for the Unlikely Games studio.
Maxime Carrier and Michel Boutin, respectively have been hired as level designer and sound designer, complete these new arrivals. Carrier was a level designer for A2M and Boutin has written and mixed music professionally for almost 10 years.
As we continue to grow, we are delighted to add five outstanding professionals to the team, said Guy Boucher, Sarbakans ceo/exec producer. Their knowledge and experience will be tremendous assets to Sarbakan.
Since 1998, Sarbakan, Inc. has distinguished itself as one of Canadas leading idea shops and content creation studios. The company has developed world-class original properties such as FIRECHILD, GOOD NIGHT MR. SNOOZLEBERG, ARCANE and STEPPENWOLF is supported by its equally enviable reputation for delivering top-quality interactive products in a timely, professional manner. Warner Bros., Kids WB!, America Online, Viacom, Sony, CBC/La Société Radio-Canada, Groupe TF1 and The National Film Board of Canada are some of its clients.