Call of Duty creative strategist Robert Bowling leaves Infinity Ward

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Infinity Ward lead and Activision employee Robert Bowling has stepped down from his position as Call of Duty creative strategist.

"Today, I resign from my position as Creative Strategist of Call of Duty, as a lead of Infinity Ward, and as an employee of Activision," Bowling stated onTwitter.

He leaves after six years of holding the position, and has been involved in the design and development of the Modern Warfare franchise since its inception.

Bowling did not mention what, if anything, he had planned for his next endeavor; though it's not as if he's completely lacking work. He currently serves as the CEO and founder of PR firm Fourzerotwo Media, and co-founder and editor in chief of Substream Magazine.

Activision released a statement toJoystiq, commenting on Bowling's decision.

"We sincerely thank Robert for his many years of service. He's been a trusted and valued member of the Infinity Ward team. We wish him all the best on his decision to pursue future opportunities."

An official explanationfor the sudden departurehas yet to be provided by publisher, developer, or individual.