Winners of the inaugural Game Dev Heroes event are announced

The winners of the Game Dev Heroes awards, which took place in Brighton timed to coincide with the UK’s games development community, have been announced. There’s a wealth of talent here.

The event, designed to recognise the talent and and hard work of individuals within the game development, named several winners from across the industry at the ceremony in Mesmerist, Brighton.

The event’s organiser, Alex Boucher, said in a press release: “A huge congratulations to all the winners and, indeed, the finalists. We’re delighted with how the Game Dev Heroes awards have been received and look forward to taking the event forward in 2019 and beyond.”

That list of winners in full, is below.

Art and Animation: Anna Hollinrake, Senior Artist, Dream Reality Interactive

Design: Meg Jayanth, Freelance Writer & Narrative Designer

QA: Lesley-ann White, Quality Analyst & Support, Failbetter Games

Sound: Sam Hughes, Founder The Sound Architect & Intern at Remedy Entertainment

Production: Jessica Gaskell, Producer, Sumo Digital

Programming: John Campbell, Technical Director, Triangular Pixels

Marketing and Community: Haley Uyrus, Marketing Manager, Failbetter Games

Management: Thad Frogley, Technical Director, Boss Alien

Unsung Hero: Bill Donegan, Project Manager, SpecialEffect

Diversity Champion: Helen Andrzejowska, Director, Ocean Spark Studios

Outstanding Contribution: Mike Simpson, Creative Director, Creative Assembly

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