CEO // Co-Founder // Art Director
Lauren Ellis is a professional graphic designer and Art Director for the past 5 years. In her spare time, Lauren is found designing, cooking, and Jeet Kune Do-ing. One of her pet projects is a cooking blog called It was very good. She is loves dogs, tattoos, and all things happy (like the ukulele). Lauren lives in Austin, TX.
Co-Founder // Technical Director
Truman Ellis is a PhD student at the University of Texas at Austin studying Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics. He is a big programming nerd and enjoys discussing programming languages, text editors, and finite elements. Truman loves swimming, running, Jeet Kune Do, and gardening. He is married to Lauren (going 3 years strong) and has an amazing dog.
Co-Founder // Writing Director
Jesse Kamrath, Lauren’s brother, is the writing mastermind and game mechanic. Jesse is currently studying at Liberty University in Christian counseling. His favorite word is inherent. Jesse loves video games, Aikido, knives, guns, and good old kung fu movies. He is also quite good at dancing. Jesse currently lives in the Bay Area in California.
John Bailey joined the team in spring of 2013 to help head up the game development on the Unity platform. John works full time as a software engineer and has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Arizona State University. He currently lives in Phoenix, Arizona.
Lead Character Artist // Animator
Howard is our amazing artist that develops the look for all characters and monsters. Don’t believe us? Just check out his Deviant Art page. His favorite games are Phoenix Wright, Metal Gear Solid, and Kingdom Hearts, just to name a few. Howard graduated from University of California and currently lives in the Bay Area.
Miles is our gameplay engineer as well as assisting with social media efforts. Mr. Greenberg studied the Business of Gaming at St. Edward’s University. Miles loves video games and collecting comic books. His favorite games include Okami, Castlevania, and Shadow of the Colossus. Miles lives in Austin.
Charis (Greek for grace) is the Ellis’s dog. She was found as a stray on the highway. The Ellises came to look at another dog, but she walked by and that was that. She loves swimming, breakfast, ducks, snuggling, and squirrels. Nicknames include: Care Bear, Charis Bearis, Bear, Butter Bear, Charis-Bearawesome, Charis Borealis, and Smiles M’gee.
ARTISTS WE LOVE WORKING WITH
|ALEXANDRE LE CORRE
Background ArtistAlexandre is an amazing illustrator, character designer, and environment designer based in France. He is currently helping us with animated city backgrounds for Deozoa. Check out his portfolio.
Background ArtistTobby is a very talented background artist located in the Philippines. He is also helping us design the beautiful world of Deozoa and illustrating backgrounds for the cutscenes. Check out his Deviant Art page.