Daniel Dales and Jarrett Sherman exit Smokebomb Entertainment

The co-founders of the digital producer, acquired by Shaftesbury Films in 2008, are "moving on from their roles in order to pursue other opportunities."

Smokebomb co-founders Daniel Dales and Jarrett Sherman (pictured) have left Shaftesbury Films’s digital media division, it was announced late Thursday.

The duo, whose company was acquired in 2008 by Shaftesbury, are “moving on from their roles in order to pursue other opportunities,” Christine Jennings’ production shingle said late Thursday in a statement.

Jay Bennett

Jennings, Shaftesbury CEO and chairman, will continue to oversee Smokebomb, as Jay Bennett, who joined the digital division in 2008 as creative director, is promoted to vice president, in charge of production.

And Smokebomb has hired Veronica Heringer as a transmedia strategist, reporting to Bennett.

“Daniel and Jarrett have helped build Shaftesbury’s strength in the digital space, and they leave behind a great team,” Jennings said in a statement.

Smokebomb’s recent credits include the mobile app Totally Amp’d, and the digital producer recently unveiled plans for State of Syn, a sci-fi digital project for online, smartphone and tablet devices.