[Bf-committers] New Blender Foundation/Institute crew

Matt Ebb matt at mke3.net
Thu Aug 5 16:07:54 CEST 2010

Congratulations, Brecht, I'm really happy for you. Over the last few years you've put in a more-than-enormous amount of effort and also shouldered a huge amount of responsibility too - you deserve everyone's best wishes, appreciation and much respect! I'm looking forward to seeing all the amazing stuff you'll continue to create and I hope we'll cross paths in the future.

Congrats to Campbell too!



On 05/08/2010, at 23:09 , Ton Roosendaal wrote:

> Hi all,
> After three years of more than excellent services at Blender  
> Institute, Brecht has decided to move on with his career and accept  
> per september a position as software architect at Refractive Software  
> in Belgium, which is close to where he lives. He will be working on  
> the very promising Octane renderer, which caused many heads to turn at  
> the last Siggraph expo.
> Brecht's position will be filled by Campbell Barton, who will start  
> working full time on Blender development, coder support, bug fixing  
> and Python design - working from his home in Melbourne Australia. Well  
> he did this mostly already, but now will be official and paid! :)
> Currently Diego Borghetti is working half time for the Blender  
> Foundation on bug tracker support. This month I'll also know more of  
> our financial scope, but quite likely another full timer can be  
> recruited then for support & fixing.
> It's been a great pleasure and honour to have Brecht work for us in  
> the past years. He's done tremendously important contributions, for  
> which I certainly will miss him. Luckily Brecht will remain involved  
> with Blender, also as a developer in his spare time.
> I wish Brecht all the luck and success with his new job, and welcome  
> Campbell to the team!
> -Ton-
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