Role: Character Animator and resident Wilderness Expert. Shanan escaped life in the mountains with its gorgeous sunlight and fresh air to seek out the warm embrace of dimly lit rooms and the soul-sapping glow of computer monitors. His favorite animation skills include sacrificing a virgin keyframe every full moon to the Maya gods and reciting the ancient [...]
Role: Game Design Gabriel has been fortunate enough to be part of the game industry since graduating college. From QA to Game Design, he’s been a designer for the last 6 years and hopes to keep making games that people love.
Professional Background: UOP graduate with a psychology degree and worked as a Behavior Specialist for UOP Community Re-entry Program. Worked as a Case Worker for Valley Mountain Regional Center for children with developmental disabilities. Real Estate Broker and has over 8 years of experience in the real estate industry. App Developer for last 4 years [...]
Role: PA Likes coffee, like, a lot. Huge nerd for David Bowie (unsurprisingly can quote Labyrinth to death). Would like to one day have oodles of money so that she may travel to all the cliche places people love. Hobbies include: reading, hoarding expensive makeup, sketching stupid things and watching all the shows on TLC.
Kimberlee Allyn has one goal in her life: To take you to a world of talking animals and dancing robots. Ever since the tender age of 5 when Kimberlee learned she couldn’t be the Little Mermaid when she grew up, Kimberlee set forth on a path to become an animator. Her art career began as [...]
Phillip (Philbo) Shaw Age: 23 Role: Prop/Environment Modeler, Dynamics & What else needs doing. Hobbies: Staying peanut free/Tabletop/Video Games/ Theory-craft/Friendly Arguing/Camping Aspirations: Learn to play the pipe organ, visit New Zealand, Punch a Shark, and to dine on crazy animals; not in the head crazy. Greatest Fear: Skydiving & Hospitals at Night (Spooky).
Darren Christopher Wong Digital Character Artist Recently graduated from the Expression College for Digital Arts in 2011, Darren prefers to spend his days laboring intently over a hot Wacom tablet creating digital creatures and a enjoying a frosty caffeinated beverage, or working outdoors assembling flats for film sets. Darren is an enthusiastic volunteer, avid film [...]
Erin Smith Role: Texturing, Feather Queen, Rockstar (I’m such a badass, durh) Hobbies: Drawing dinosaurs, kicking ass in Mass Effect 3 multiplayer (I wish), Dinosaurs, bothering my cat while she sleeps, and eating delicious food. Aspirations: “Either I want Dayton and Josh’s job, or I want to live on a space station. Whichever ends up [...]
Tobin Tse Role: Character Modeler Tobin Tse was born in San Francisco to Chinese immigrant parents. He developed an intense fascination with games at a young age, and hasn’t looked back since. He attended Expression College for Digital Arts studying Game Art and Design, and worked developing mobile and browser games before starting at Steel [...]
David Weinman Role: Concepts and Environment assets Hobbies: Miniature Sculpting Aspirations: Fighting for great justice on motorcycles! Greatest Fear: Spiders and spider like entities
Elissa Peterson Role: Being everyone’s BFF and Animation Rockstar Elissa began her journey into animation as a child after seeing a certain animated short film. Soon she was drawing comic books with terrible plot lines, creating stop motion animations, and directing her own short films (complete with incredibly compelling plots). Fast forwarding to adulthood, Elissa [...]
JD Kendall Role: Character Rigger/TD/Animator Zoo Keeper Hobbies: Long walks in forests/ Keeping a purple lifestyle/ Clubbing/ 40K Table Top/ Masseuse work/ Video Games/ Teaching unknowing people aboutgoatse (Goatse?) Aspirations: “OWN A CORGI! Travel the world before I turn old, aka 30 years plus, own a house, see the last 8 episodes of the final [...]
Jenny Bach Role: Concept Artist Jenny is a recent graduate of Ex’pression College for Digital Arts living in the Bay Area. During school, she worked as a freelance artist making images for websites, pitch bibles, and illustrated for the children’s newspaper, FireCracker Weekly. Favorite Games: Tales of Symphonia, The World Ends With You, Legend of [...]
Role: Programmer aka Elite Hacker Droid Hobbies: code… code… CODE!! Video Games, Compose Orchestral Music in MIDI Aspirations: Program the matrix and take over the world Greatest Fear: Accomplishing Nothing and Self Destruct Sequence Stewart Alexander is the programmer for Steel Wool Games and is also a Component Design Engineer at Intel. Working at Intel, [...]