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High Voltage Software Announces Establishment Of New Orleans Game Development Studio in Place St. Charles

High Voltage Software Inc., one of the largest third-party game developers in the world, announced that they will establish a new video game development studio in Place St. Charles, with operations beginning in January. HVS will create 80 new direct jobs with salaries ranging from $50,000 to $120,000, plus benefits.

 

High Voltage Software Inc. CEO Kerry Ganofsky said in a statement, “We are overjoyed to be a business partner in the city of New Orleans and to be a leader in the growing technology community in Louisiana. Likewise, we see potential for meaningful and valued long-term relationships with higher education institutions in the state to enhance software engineering programs for students. The opportunities in New Orleans are truly incredible.”

 

Governor Jindal said in a statement, “Today’s announcement is great news for New Orleans and our entire state. Software development, information technology and digital media companies are flocking to Louisiana because of our rapidly growing, technology workforce and strong tech business climate. Some of the world’s most-respected technology companies are proud to call Louisiana home and many leading digital media companies continue to grow in our state and help us grow our economy. We are proud that companies like HVS are investing in Louisiana and helping us continue to be the new frontier for digital investment. These technology expansions in our state mean future generations of Louisiana’s best and brightest can find their dream job without leaving the state they call home.”

 

Bennett Davis, the Director of Leasing for Place St. Charles said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome High Voltage Software in Place St. Charles as New Orleans expands its tech footprint.”