“Apple has reportedly laid off 40 of its Final Cut employees, as earlier reported by AE Portal News. The cuts were apparently focused on remote teams based in the Los Angeles and Austin areas,” Jonny Evans reports for Distorted-Loop.
“The report emanated originally from Adobe After Effects programmer, Pete Warden,” Evans reports.
“While the cuts could represent the end of an upgrade development cycle, as the next version upgrade of Final Cut is likely in preparation even now, Warden’s report reveals one key element that suggests more major losses,” Evans reports. “Warden reveals, ‘Doyle Rockwell is leaving. He’s been a driving force behind Apple’s professional video products like Motion and Final Cut Pro for the last 8 years, but since he recently moved from LA to Austin to be closer to family, he’s fallen prey to some job cuts focused on off-site employees.'”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward W.” for the heads up.]