US headquartered, global developer of digital products, Softvision, inaugurated its first studio in Bengaluru today and aims to hire 500 software engineers in niche skill areas such as mobility, iOS, Java Scala and Android over the next 12 months.

The new hires will add to the pre-existing 2,400 product, design and engineering professionals who are currently employed by Softvision across the world.

The Bengaluru studio will be an addition to the Softvision network of 17 studios across 8 countries and 5 continents that help clients evolve talent, process and technology while creating custom digital experiences. The company already has a presence in India with 800 software developers and testers working out of Mysuru.

Andres Angelani, CEO, Softvision, said, “In the digital age, technology helps foster connections that improve how products and services are delivered, and they have further evolved to meet all needs.

“This facility will house young minds that would help evolve the foundations on which the new digital journeys are created and run.”

Established in 1994, Softvision leverages its network of Studios to help their clients create custom digital experiences that connect brands and consumers in a relevant and mutually rewarding interaction.

Stating that Softvision transforms clients into digital-first, agile organisations which deliver software solutions that simplify the experience, surprise the end-user and drives engagement across customers, Girish Karunakaran, Senior Vice-President – APAC, Softvision, said: “Our strategy is to tackle problems of the future from this facility with technologies like digital designing, which will help speed up the delivery of solutions to firms at a fast pace.

“We partner all the way to improve our clients’ digital maturity and this facility will be the many of such facilities we plan to set up across States in the country.”