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Unity Tech's Latest Hire: AngryAnt!

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  1. HiggyB

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    I'm here to let folks know about our newest hire as he's a well known member of the community. We recently hired Emil Johansen (aka AngryAnt) as the latest member of our QA team. I think we all know of Emil's skills with Unity and we're happy to have him join our ever growing team. So check under his screen name when he posts, you'll see that he know has a job position listed, officially marking him as a Unity Tech employee!

    w00t!

    Welcome aboard Emil. :D
     
  2. Tempest

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    Congrats :D
     
  3. bigkahuna

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    Excellent! Congrats Emil! :)
     
  4. Matroblend

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    Grats to Emil and the Unity Team.
     
  5. AngryAnt

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    AngryAnt was hired? Awesome. I love that guy :p

    Bringing mah endless complaining and feature requests closer to the source! ;)
     
  6. HiggyB

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    Keep your friends close, your enemies closer... :eek:




    I keeeed! :D
     
  7. jeremyace

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    Congrats Emil!

    -Jeremy
     
  8. StarManta

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    I can only assume this means UT intends to take a more active role in the development of common AI routines for use by Unity users?

    Congrats to all involved. :)
     
  9. Sakar

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    Congrats!
     
  10. HiggyB

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    No, not necessarily. He was hired in a QA position, not a feature development position. That's not to say there won't be room for crossover, but his prior efforts remain his and not UT's and this has no bearing on what, if any, common AI routines we might want to provide. Sorry to dash any hopes but it's best to have proper expectations y'know. :)
     
  11. Bugfoot

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    Good pick, congrats :)
     
  12. MikeHergaarden

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    Took you long enough :wink:.
    Congrats to both parties.
     
  13. WillBellJr

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    Congrats!

    Ya gotta love it when you can directly help shape the applications you love so much!

    -Will
     
  14. Martin-Schultz

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    Great!!

    AngryAnt is now known as the QAant... ;-)
     
  15. n0mad

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    Unity Team, let me officially give you a virtual hug !

    Because I find completely genius to hire directly in the community :)
     
  16. Quietus2

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    Congrats Qant!

    Just don't let him do voiceovers for unity produced videos. :O
     
  17. fehaar

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    Congrats, man!
     
  18. dawvee

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    Congratulations!
     
  19. jonaphin

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    Does that make you HappyAnt, now?

    Congratulations! Well deserved!! :D
     
  20. AngryAnt

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    Nevair!

    Getting me to become ContentAnt takes skill and cunning and never lasts long ;)
     
  21. DrHotbunz

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    Congrats !

    Don't forget us little people !

    P.S. GUI Render to Texture support!
     
  22. Sammual

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    Congrats! Great news.

    Sammual
     
  23. AaronC

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    Good Move UT! Congrats Emil!
    AC
     
  24. shawnemccarthy

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    That's great news Emil, we can't wait to see your mark....
     
  25. jashan

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    Whoa - I can't believe I missed those amazing news by more than two weeks. :oops:

    Well, anyways, congratulations to Emil for becoming part of this awesome team ... and congratulations to UT for getting another genius into your team.
     
  26. Obscurity

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    Congratulations! UT definitely picks the right guys.

    (Is this why angryant's website won't resolve for me? I was just looking into grabbing Path to use in a project and it appears to have evaporated.)
     
  27. snoopbaron

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    Congratulations *Ant :)
     
  28. HiggyB

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    No. Contact him directly if you're having trouble.
     
  29. GargerathSunman

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    I should check the announcements forum more often....

    Congrats, oh AngryAnt! Don't forget to work on side projects...... :wink:
     
  30. DaveyJJ

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    Outstanding hire! Go Unity!
     
  31. tODDk

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    Congrats! I just started with Unity but am already familiar with your work. I look forward to your contributions!
     
  32. WarpZone

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    *deposits sugar cubes...*

    gratz! :D
     
  33. Gibbs

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    Excellent hire... That guy has helped me out many times....!!!
     
  34. mindengine

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    nice job.
     
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    congrats!!
     
  36. arbbot

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    Also a bit late on the news, but huge Congratz to "AIAnt" aka QAnt aka UnityAIGuruAnt....ok enough. Emil is a great hire and he has helped a lot of us with AI and coding tips and tricks. I hope to see him move to a feature dev position soon enough !!!
    Cheers!
    -arbbot
     
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