German-based MAXON sets up new R&D office in Greater Montréal

With the support of Investissement Québec and Montréal International

Montréal, March 17, 2015 – MAXON, leading developer of professional 3D software solutions for modeling, painting, animation and rendering announces the opening of its new R&D office in Greater Montréal. Its mission is the further development of the MAXON’s 3D software applications Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D for integration into new production and development environments. The team in Montreal is made up of seasoned software developers with a wide range of experience in 3D applications.

“I’m very excited about our new Canadian development office. This underscores our commitment of achieving optimal integration of Cinema 4D into the production pipelines of new and upcoming areas of application. We see great potential for MAXON products and are happy to have such a highly talented and experienced team to help us achieve our future development goals. We are looking for additional talented developers to join our team”, said MAXON CTO and Managing Director Harald Schneider.

“It feels great being part of the MAXON family. I am impressed by the team’s talent and enthusiasm, Cinema 4D’s excellent code base and the wealth of ideas for future development. I am looking forward to supporting the Montreal team in its growing contribution to MAXON’s success,” says Alain Laferrière, R&D Lead, MAXON Canada.

“We are creating new opportunities for advancements in 3D authoring solutions. We are building a team with Montreal’s best 3D R&D talents,” said Jean-François Yelle, MAXON Canada Managing Director. “We will use our collective experience to develop technologies that 3D professionals are looking for.”

MAXON is headquartered in Friedrichsdorf, Germany. The Montréal office marks MAXON’s third official office in addition to its others located in Newbury Park, CA, USA and Bedford, Great Britain. MAXON also maintains Competence Centers in Paris, Tokyo and Singapore.

About MAXON computer

MAXON Computer is a developer of industry-leading professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its award-winning CINEMA 4D and BodyPaint 3D software products have been used extensively to help create everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials to cutting-edge game cinematics for AAA games, medical illustration, and architectural and industrial design applications. MAXON has offices in Germany, USA, United Kingdom, France, Japan and Singapore. MAXON products are available directly from MAXON and its worldwide distribution and reseller channel.

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