Former Disney Infinity exec joins GearboxJohn Vignocchi to work on “new tent-pole franchise” for Borderlands studioRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterMonday 22nd October 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleGearbox SoftwareThe former VP of production for the Disney Infinity franchise, John Vignocchi, has announced his next move. Vignocchi will join Borderlands studio Gearbox Publishing as executive producer for a new, as-yet-unannounced IP.”Big news! Excited to announce I am joining the merry band of misfits at Gearbox Publishing,” reads Vignocchi’s tweeted announcement. “I’ll be taking the reins as Executive Producer on a new tent-pole franchise for the company!!!Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games “We will be working on something that we hope will surprise and delight gamers of all ages; whether you’re six or sixty… And I cannot wait to share more!”Vignocchi spent seven years at Disney Interactive Studios, beginning as development director overseeing several different IPs, then moving to VP of production on the Disney Infinity platform from 2012 to 2016. Prior to that, Vignocchi also had experience at Vogster Entertainment, as well as eight years in various roles at Midway Games.If you have jobs news to share or a new hire you want to shout about, please contact us on [email protected] employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesGearbox, Microsoft, Amazon and Apple oppose Texas anti-trans lawBorderlands developer even suggests it would expand out of the state if law is passedBy James Batchelor 20 days agoGrabbing Gearbox and stifling Stadia | PodcastLatest podcast available now, explores Embracer’s M&A strategy and the latest woes for Google’s cloud games serviceBy GamesIndustry Staff 3 months agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.