For centuries, artists of every discipline have identified the Greater New Orleans region as a source of unmatched inspiration. Today, this funky energetic region has a pulse that provides endless opportunities for creative businesses and individuals to engage,entertain and prosper.
The Digital Media sector is rapidly expanding and thriving in Greater New Orleans. Businesses in digital media—software development, video game development, modeling, simulation, and other technologies—are taking advantage of a pro-business
environment, an attractive quality of life, and lucrative, industry-leading financial incentives.
They also benefit from a recent influx of young, educated professionals eager to assist in the region’s renaissance. The region was recently selected by Gameloft, one of the world’s largest publishers of digital and social games, for its new North American
development studio. GE Capital also announced the opening of a 300-person IT Center of Excellence in New Orleans. The GE Capital Technology Center will provide software development and IT support for the company's financial services business.
Some of the area's creative & digital media companies include mobile video game developers, 3D animation houses, visual effects studios, software development agencies, mobile app designers, and many more. The size of these employers ranges from major corporations to early-stage startups; all are in need of a talented and knowledgeable workforce. These companies and others continue to prove that Greater New Orleans is the perfect home for digital media companies.