Carol is an independent game designer, educator, and community organizer. She’s worked in interactive media and games for over a decade, and aims to both create and encourage works that challenge the industry status quo.
GAMES & COMMUNITY DIRECTOR
Mary is a producer, developer, and builder of worlds for Volcano Bean, a small independent studio currently working on Battlecakes, a snack-sized RPG. Coming to game development from a costuming and illustration background, she just really, really likes to make things.
Jordan is an independent narrative designer and writer from New York City.
Jillian is a St. Louis-based Illustrator, animator, and game developer. Her credits include games for My Little Pony, Transformers: Rescue Bots, Mr. Potato Head, Discovery Channel, Hive Jump for PC/WiiU, and many more.
Jalen “Jax” Taylor is a graphic and game designer currently studying Game Design at Savannah College of Art and Design. Primarily interested in Narrative Design, he uses his design skills to create truly engaging gaming experiences, tabletop or otherwise.
Kirby is an independent game designer, who makes quirky and weird games. She also enjoys playing games and eating toast.
Nobo is a Bangladeshi game and multimedia artist with a background in game design, digital media and art, graphic design, and motion graphics. She enjoys making games that champion progressive, inclusive ideologies.
Rob makes Games, Apps, & Exhibits. His credits include the BAFTA-nominated Adventure Time Game Wizard and Hive Jump. He also teaches at Maryville and Washington University, and serves as the vice-chair of the St. Louis Game Developer Co-op.
Emperatriz is a Chinese-Colombian game designer & writer from the American Southwest. Her creative work predominantly explores themes of mental health & generational trauma.
Many thanks to our previous collaborators for helping to make PixelPop Festival what it is! These folks have spent time as part of the organizational committee in past years, and have had a huge impact on the history of PixelPop Festival.