The amazing live events, meetups, game jams, games expos, the workshops, the podcast and all the talks provided by Game Dev London, simply wouldn't exist without the people behind the scenes.
Who are these wonderful, giving, passionate people?
Let us introduce you:
MEET THE FOUNDERS
MEET THE CREW
el Gonzalez Sanchez (He/Him) GDL Twitch Stream Host. Bearded Software engineer and hobby game developer. Loves doing pixel art and building games with Godot Engine. Occasionally creates YouTube videos as "Bitbrain". Also composes music in his free time. Loves teaching and empowering others.
zygimantas Jurevicius (He/Him) GDL Video Editor, 3D environment/prop artist. From an early age, passionate about video games and their designs. BA degree in Games, Design and Animations.
Nichola Humphreys (She/Her) GDL Podcast Host, Junior Game Designer @ Sharkmob A fanatic of all things video games, from playing, to studying to making them! If I'm not playing games then I'm skating on roller-skates or reading manga!
Oscar Clark (He/Him) GDL Podcast Host, CSO of "Living Games Publisher" Fundamentally Games A pioneer in online games (PC/Mobile/Console) since 1998. Wearer of Top Hats and literally wrote the book on “Games as a Service”.
Gianluca Montaque (he/him) Marketing Manager @ GDL, Game Design Student @ UAL Lover of card games, narrative games and everything in between. Game designer and marketing specialist. Always up for a chat!
Ed Bennett (He/Him) GDL Podcast host, Product manager and marketer. Chaser of the mythical product market fit! Unreal Engine Authorised Trainer who specialises in the emerging field of Virtual Production.
Muse en Lystrala (she/they) Organizer and educator at GDLedu and executive director/lead composer at Queenship Game Studio. Loves sushi, foraging, indie games, train tickets, yoga, and historical fiction.
Amy Elliott (She/Her) GDL Podcast Host, Placement Programmer @Sumo + Freelance Artist and Game Dev Mentor. I love making gamejam games, and programming, and have been trying my best to help inform younger people of all of the cool jobs in the Games industry! As well as getting girls interested in tech roles!
Anna Poliakova (She/Her) GDL Podcast Host, Game Designer at Playground Games Social designer, passionate about making people be nice to each other through game systems. Should probably be in the Guinness World Records for the number of indie games played per week
Chris Payne (he/him) GDL Podcast and Twitch Host, Games programmer since 1996, veteran of TTGames turned studio founder at Quantum Soup - working on a major IP project there when not roleplaying in a field!