International games expert Erik t' Sas joins Berlin-based studio
GameDuell welcomes another prominent games industry veteran within its management circle. In mid April Erik t’ Sas took over the lead of GameDuell’s Live Game Operations. In this role he will be responsible for driving the business with all released web, social and mobile games and the company’s popular community platform GameDuell.com. Bringing in many years of game development and management experience he will be responsible for boosting GameDuell’s profitable games operations further. “With his wide-ranging experience in management and live operations Erik t’ Sas complements our management team ideally. Having him on board we are perfectly set to lift our games business to the next level”, comments Kai Bolik, CEO of GameDuell, on the hiring.
Erik t’ Sas bringing in 15 years of international management expertise
Erik t’ Sas most recently reshaped and managed Dhruva Interactive’s distributed game development services and teams. Based in Bangalore he was responsible for the worldwide strategy and operations. Before his Indian engagement Erik led the mobile business strategy, operations and development at Kixeye as General Manager Mobile in San Francisco. From 2008 to 2010 he co-founded and managed Rough Cookie, where he created the award-winning mobile tower defense game, Star Defense, which was highlighted in Apple’s 2009 WWDC keynote to demonstrate the power of the iPhone. When Rough Cookie was acquired by DeNA in 2011 Erik t’ Sas continued to lead the Mobage social mobile platform as Chief Creative Officer. Prior to Rough Cookie, he founded Khaeon Games in 1999, where he led the development of various multi-platform game properties and teams, including the critically acclaimed Unreal-based fantasy MMORPG, The Chronicles of Spellborn, and the Fight Game franchise.
GameDuell is constantly looking for experienced developers and IT experts, game designers, artists, project managers and analysts to join its team of 215 in Berlin. All job offers are available on Inside.GameDuell.com/Jobs.