North American organisation Dignitas has hired Jeremy Dempe as its Director of Content.
In the role, Dempe will oversee Dignitas’ producers in the United States and Sweden and look to grow the organisation’s content team over time.
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It’s said that over 1,000 applications was received by Dignitas for the role of Director of Content, but Dempe stood out due to both his cinematography skills and analytical know-how. Dignitas has recently launched two new content series, an LCS documentary named ‘Odyssey’ and a CS:GO series titled ‘Off the Record.’
Heather Garozzo, Vice President of Marketing at Dignitas, spoke on the hire: “It’s been an exciting 12 months for Dignitas. We acquired an LCS team, recruited one of the best CS:GO teams in the game’s history and won a Rocket League European Championship. After leveling up our competitive teams, our next step was leveling up our content team. We’re proud to welcome one of the best Cinematographers in esports to the Dignitas family.
“Jeremy will lead all VOD and live stream content strategy as we aim to tell some of the best stories in esports through our charismatic and dedicated roster of players and content creators.”
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Prior to joining Dignitas, Dempe served as a producer and cinematographer for 100 Thieves. He has also held the position of Content Creative Director for IGC brands Immortals, MIBR, and Los Angeles Valiant, and worked as a videographer for Gravity Brands before he entered esports.
Dempe commented on his new venture: “I’m so happy to be working with the team at Dignitas. The Dignitas brand has such a long history to build on and the opportunity to continue building that legacy through world class content is very exciting. I think old fans and new fans will have a lot to look forward to!”
Esports Insider says: Dempe is undoubtedly experienced in producing content for major brands in esports so he seems like a very suitable choice for Dignitas, despite the huge amount of interest in the role from others. Content is increasingly becoming a major component of brand-building in the industry so it’s good to see Dignitas ensuring its capability to excel on this front.