Ubisoft's Reflections studio nominated for Innovation Award, now hiring

Ubisoft's Reflections studio, the developers of Driver: San Francisco, Just Dance 3, and currently working on Far Cry 3, has been nominated for an Innovation Award by the UK's Royal Television Society of the North East, spotlighting "exceptional contributions to technological and production innovations." In other words, they produce games real good, ya hear?

The awards will be handed out on Saturday in a ceremony at Newcastle upon Tyne in Northeast England. Reflections also tells Joystiq that the company is growing and hiring at the moment, so if you want to make games and live in the UK (or are willing to move there), there might be an opening for you.
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Newcastle, U.K. – February 14th, 2012 - Today Ubisoft announced that Reflections,

its Newcastle-based studio, has been nominated for an Innovation Award by the Royal

Television Society of the North East for its work on Driver® San Francisco.

The Innovation award is presented for an outstanding piece of original work across

the visual media, demonstrating imaginative exploitation of new technology, platforms

and routes to audience,

"It is an honour for the development team to be recognized for its efforts to bring a new

and fresh experience to gamers that fully takes advantage of the capacity of today's

technology," said Giselle Stewart, General Manager at Reflections. "This nomination

demonstrates that the innovative quality of Driver® San Francisco reaches beyond the

gaming community to surpass the standards of entertainment media in general."

This category covers video podcasts, websites, video games, animation and interactive TV


Graeme Thompson, chairman of the Royal Television Society North East and the Border

Centre stated: "The Innovation award is one of the most eagerly contested categories of

the night. Ubisoft have made exceptional contributions to technological and production


The winners of each of the 19 categories will be announced during the 25th annual RTS

North East & the Border Centre Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 18th at The Sage in


This article was originally published on Joystiq.