Mobile free-to-play studio Boss Fight Entertainment has announced today that Paul Stephanouk has joined the Texas-based studio as its design director.
Stephanouk has 14-years of experience in the video game industry, beginning his career at Big Huge Games where he worked on Rise of Nations, Rise of Legends and Catan. In 2009, he co-founded Zynga’s Baltimore studio and served as executive producer and design lead on titles including FrontierVille and CityVille 2.
“Paul brings a wealth of experience in both strategy and free-to-play gaming,” said Bill Jackson, Chief Creative Officer of Boss Fight Entertainment, in part. “Our mission is to create high-quality experiences that provide incredible depth while still remaining approachable, simple, and fun. Paul’s track record of developing AAA traditional and free-to-play products, combined with his thoughtful and thorough approach to game making, are exactly the skills required to deliver on that mission.”
“I’m really excited to be joining old friends to make amazing new games,” said Stephanouk. “The titles Boss Fight has in the works are exactly the type of games that will excite the next generation of players.”
(via GI International)