San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2010
Flying Wisdom Studios (FWS), a cutting edge game developer in the mobile social gaming space, today announced that Eric Lindstrom has joined the executive team as Chief Creative Officer. He brings with him more than twenty years experience in videogame development and creative management, both on game consoles and in mobile gaming.
“I worked with Eric when I got started in the industry back in the mid-1990s,” says Josh Rose, co-founder and CEO of FWS. “Eric has exceptionally clear vision and can innovate and organize creative efforts quickly and efficiently. He’s a strong leader and a terrific collaborator with a wide breadth of creative direction expertise, from traditional console games up through modern freemium economy social gaming. Eric puts heavy emphasis on product quality and polish, and he is a key part of our strategy to develop COIN and take FWS to the next level. I’m very excited that he and I are finally back under the same roof together.”
Eric Lindstrom has a long history of designing and creatively directing videogame development. He was an early contributor to console companies like Electronic Arts and Crystal Dynamics and the social mobile company, SGN He has experience developing new IP as well as extending existing franchises like James Bond and Sherlock Holmes, as well as directing the most recently successful Lara Croft videogame, Tomb Raider: Underworld. Eric was named one of the Hot 100 Game Developers of 2009 by Edge Magazine, and he has been nominated for videogame screenplay awards by The Writers Guild of America and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Flying Wisdom Studios makes games as a function of unparalleled innovation. Founded in 2008 by three successful industry veterans, development is driven by their exclusive collective insights into virality, social mechanics, and trans-media storytelling. FWS prides itself equally in the creation of independently developed intellectual property, and in the quality of the games they produce for well-known clients like ngmoco:), National Geographic, Lady Gaga, George Romero, and SGN. For more information on Flying Wisdom Studios, please visit http://www.flyingwisdomstudios.com.
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