Tracker of Development Personnel

An in-depth tracker that attempts a contemporary and historical headcount of all transactions taking place within each particular segment of interest.


Nintendo Company Limited

  1. 2012 - Masato Yoshida - Coordination - College Recruit
  2. 2011 - Yu Nishikawa - Network Programmer - Mid Career Transplant, Yahoo Japan
  3. 2011 - Yoshiyuki Sawada - Computer Programmer - Mid Career Transplant, Square-Enix
  4. 2011 - Manabu Takehara - CG Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Square-Enix
  5. 2010 - Tomoe Aratani - Animation - Mid Career Transplant, Kyoto Animation Inc.
  6. 2010 - Hiroki Hirano - Animation - Mid Career Transplant, Level 5
  7. 2010 - Hiroaki Hishinuma - Game Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Square-Enix
  8. 2010 - Saeko Ishige - Visual Designer - College Recruit
  9. 2010 - Kosei Kitamura - CG Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Sonic Team
  10. 2010 - Yuki Sakamoto - Game Designer - College Recruit
  11. 2009 - Asuka Ito - Music Composer - College Recruit
  12. 2009 - Shinya Ogura - System Engineer - Mid Career Transplant, NTT Comware
  13. 2009 - Kazutomo Niwa - Computer Programmer - Mid Career Transplant, SEGA
  14. 2008 - Aya Kuwayama - Coordinator - College Recruit
  15. 2008 - Sachiko Ikeda - Game Designer - College Recruit
  16. 2008 - Miyako Nishio - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  17. 2008 - Satoko Okada - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  18. 2008 - Kohei Ozeki - Electrical Engineer - College Recruit
  19. 2007 - Mizuki Fujisawa - Software Engineer - Mid Career Transplant, Mixi Inc.
  20. 2007 - Keiko Inoue - Production Artist - College Recruit
  21. 2007 - Toshiaki Iwao - Industrial Designer - College Recruit
  22. 2007 - Daiki Kojima - Network Engineer - College Recruit
  23. 2007 - Takeshi Nishikawa - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  24. 2007 - Toshiaki Omori - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  25. 2007 - Wataru Tanaka - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  26. 2007 - Ryo Yamazaki - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  27. 2006 - Takumi Hatakeyama - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  28. 2006 - Kimitaba Inaba - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  29. 2006 - Ilho Kim - Localization Coordinator - College Recruit
  30. 2006 - Shigetoshi Gohara - Sound Engineer - College Recruit
  31. 2006 - Shunichi Shirai - Graphic Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Mix Core
  32. 2006 - Takahiro Takayama - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  33. 2006 - Yoko Tanaka - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  34. 2006 - Nobutaka Torigoe - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  35. 2005 - Hidemaro Fujibayashi - Game Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Capcom
  36. 2005 - Yugo Hayashi - Game Designer - College Recruit
  37. 2005 - Takako Ishii - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  38. 2005 - Megumi Kurata - Game Designer - College Recruit
  39. 2005 - Takafumi Masaoka - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  40. 2005 - Hirohito Shinoda - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  41. 2005 - Takahiro Yamaguchi - Network Engineer - College Recruit
  42. 2005 - Kenta Tanaka - Coordination - College Recruit
  43. 2004 - Shinya Hiratake - Game Designer - College Recruit
  44. 2004 - Hanako Hisada - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  45. 2004 - Michiko Iwasawa - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  46. 2004 - Motomi Katayama - Game Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Namco
  47. 2004 - Keiko Kinoshita - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  48. 2004 - Takafumi Kiuchi - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  49. 2004 - Aya Kyogoku - CG Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Atlus
  50. 2004 - Akira Seiki - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  51. 2004 - Yusuke Shibata - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  52. 2004 - Takayuki Shimamura - Game Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Capcom
  53. 2004 - Toshiyuki Sudo - Music Composer - College Recruit
  54. 2004 - Akiko Suga - Industrial Designer - College Recruit
  55. 2004 - Sanae Suzaki - Sound Engineer - College Recruit
  56. 2004 - Mahito Yokota - Music Composer - Mid Career Transplant, Koei
  57. 2003 - Kenichi Mae - Electrical Engineer - College Recruit
  58. 2003 - Kenta Sato - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  59. 2002 - Katsuyasu Ando - Computer Programmer - Mid Career Transplant, SEGA Rosso
  60. 2002 - Ryo Fukazawa - Electrical Engineer - College Recruit
  61. 2002 - Kazunori Hashimoto - Graphic Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Koei
  62. 2002 - Akira Kinashi - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  63. 2002 - Yumiko Matsumiya - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  64. 2002 - Yoshihiro Matsushima - Graphic Designer - College Recruit
  65. 2002 - Yasuhiko Matsuzaki - Graphic Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Microsoft Game Studios Japan
  66. 2002 - Kenji Nishida - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  67. 2002 - Tetsuya Oue - Network Engineer - College Recruit
  68. 2002 - Daisuke Watanabe - CG Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Koei
  69. 2002 - Atsushi Yamaguchi - Computer Programmer - Mid Career Transplant, Namco
  70. 2001 - Keisuke Kadota - Post Production Artist - College Recruit
  71. 2001 - Koji Kawahara - Network Engineer - College Recruit
  72. 2000 - Goro Abe - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  73. 2000 - Koichi Kyuma - Sound Engineer - College Recruit
  74. 2000 - Daisuke Nakamura - Computer Program - College Recruit
  75. 2000 - Takao Nakano - Game Design - College Recruit
  76. 2000 - Tatsuro Ota - Computer Program - College Recruit
  77. 2000 - Masatoshi Yamazaki - Network Engineer - College Recruit
  78. 1999 - Hideyuki Hashimoto - Hardware Engineer - College Recruit
  79. 1999 - Kiyoshi Mizuki - Production - College Recruit
  80. 1999 - Ko Takeuchi - Graphic Design - Mid Career Transplant, Warp
  81. 1997 - Yosuke Hatayama - Hardware Engineer - College Recruit
  82. 1996 - Jin Ikeda - Technical Artist - College Recruit
  83. 1996 - Kenta Nagata - Music Composer - College Recruit
  84. 1995 - Ryuichi Nakada - Game Designer - College Recruit
  85. 1994 - Daiki Iwamoto - Game Designer - College Recruit
  86. 1994 - Hisashi Nogami - Game Designer - College Recruit
  87. 1993 - Masahiro Kawano - Computer Programmer - College Recruit
  88. 1993 - Keizo Ota - Game Designer - College Recruit
  89. 1991 - Takehiko Hosokawa - Game Designer - College Recruit
  90. 1991 - Yoshiaki Koizumi - Production - College Recruit
  91. 1989 - Yoshinori Tsuchiyama - Production - College Recruit
  92. 1989 - Hitoshi Yamagami - Production - College Recruit
  93. 1988 - Eiji Aonuma - Producton - College Recruit
  94. 1988 - Hiroyuki Kimura - Production - College Recruit
  95. 1988 - Shigefumi Hino - Game Designer - College Recruit
  96. 1986 - Katsuya Eguchi - Production - College Recruit
  97. 1986 - Hideki Konno - Production - College Recruit
  98. 1986 - Kensuke Tanabe - Manager - College Recruit
  99. 1985 - Toru Osawa - Production - College Recruit
  100. 1984 - Koji Kondo - Music Composer - College Recruit
  101. 1983 - Hiroji Kiyotake- Production - College Recruit
  102. 1982 - Yoshio Sakamoto - Production - College Recruit
  103. 1978 - Masao Yamamoto - Supervisor - College Recruit
  104. 1975 - Takehiro Izushi - Supervisor - College Recruit
  105. 1972 - Makoto Kano - Supervisor - College Recruit
  106. 2005 - Shogo Yachi - Production - College Recruit
  107. 2005 - Masaki Yokobe - Graphic Design - Mid Career Transplant, Namco
  108. 2000 - Azusa Tajima - Production - College Recruit
  109. 1999 - Junya Kameda - Computer Program - College Recruit
  110. 1999 - Motoi Okamoto - Computer Program - College Recruit
  111. 1996 - Masamichi Abe - Game Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Namco
  112. 1987 - Soyo Oka - Music Composer - College Recruit
  113. 1985 - Minoru Maeda - Graphic Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Toei Animation
  114. 1985 - Yoichi Kotabe - Graphic Designer - Mid Career Transplant, Toei Animation
  115. 1984 - Hirofumi Matsuoka - Game Designer - College Recruit
  116. 1982 - Hirokazu Tanaka - Music Composer - College Recruit
  117. 1965 - Gunpei Yokoi - Production - College Recruit

Nintendo of America Inc.

  1. 2012 - Heina Chang - Computer Programmer - (Expeditors International)
  2. 2012 - Chris Ryan - Computer Programmer - (Intersource LLC)
  3. 2011 - Tom Low - Computer Programmer - (Blizzard Entertainment)
  4. 2011 - Timothy Minalia - Computer Programmer - (Square-Enix America)
  5. 2010 - Matt Anderson - Computer Programmer - (ArenaNet)
  6. 2010 - Ian Richardson - Computer Programmer - (Varolii Corp.)
  7. 2010 - Joseph Vasquex - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  8. 2008 - Ashish Arora - Computer Programmer - (Microsoft Corp.)
  9. 2008 - Clayton Hughes - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  10. 2008 - Stephen Bjore - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  11. 2008 - Andrew Harpell - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  12. 2007 - Justin Braach - Computer Programmer - (Gas Powered Games)
  13. 2007 - Chad Hinkle - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  14. 2006 - Dylan Rhodes - Computer Programmer - (Square-Enix America)
  15. 2005 - Dan Chang - Computer Programmer - (Humongous Entertainment(
  16. 2005 - Nathaniel Guy - Computer Programmer - (Georgetown University)
  17. 2005 - Mark Jawad - Computer Programmer - (Taniko LLC)
  18. 1999 - Steve Rabin - Computer Programmer - (Washington University)
  19. 1996 - Darren Smith - Technology Manager - (Pennsylvania State University)
  20. 2010 - Nick Hahn - Computer Programmer - (Vicarious Visions)

Nintendo Software Technology Corp.

  1. 2013 - Nick Hahn - Computer Programmer - (Nintendo of America Inc.)
  2. 2012 - Jeremiah Gallardo - Graphic Design - (Digipen University)
  3. 2012 - Marcos Gomes - 3D Graphic Artist - (343 Industries)
  4. 2012 - Christopher Polney - Level Designer - (Digipen University)
  5. 2012 - Hirokazu Yasuhara - Level Designer - (Namco-Bandai / Sonic Team)
  6. 2010 - Aaron Ward - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  7. 2009 - Michael Kron - Computer Programmer - (Electronic Arts)
  8. 2009 - Ryan Lynd - Computer Programmer - (EVP Technologies Inc.)
  9. 2009 - Victoria Smith - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  10. 2009 - Danny Wong - Computer Programmer - (Attachmate Inc.)
  11. 2008 - Philip Brodsky - Level Designer - (Digipen University)
  12. 2008 - Takashi Ogomori - Graphic Designer - (Equinoxe Inc.)
  13. 2008 - Dean Russell - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  14. 2007 - Mika Kurosawa - Production - (Nintendo of America Inc.)
  15. 2006 - Brian McNeely - Graphic Designer - (Boss Games Inc.)
  16. 2003 - Jonthan Bryant - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  17. 2005 - Edward Sherman - Graphic Designer - (Unknown)
  18. 2002 - Masamichi Abe - Game Designer - (Nintendo Co., Ltd.)
  19. 2002 - Kunitake Aoki - Graphic Designer - (SEGA of America Inc.)
  20. 2002 - Wing S. Cho - Game Designer - (Rockstar Games Inc.)
  21. 2002 - Cory O'Regan - Computer Programmer - (Digipen University)
  22. 2000 - James Phillipsen - Audio Engineer -(The Dreamers Guild)
  23. 1999 - Ronald Hall - Graphic Designer - (Tantalus Inc.)
  24. 1999 - Yoon Joon Lee - Computer Programmer - (Paradigm Simulations Inc.)
  25. 1999 - Shigeki Yamashiro - Management - (Nintendo of America Inc.)
  26. 1998 - Robert Champagne - Computer Programmer - (Washington University)
  27. 1998 - Michael Harrington - Graphic Design - (Digipen University)
  28. 1998 - Jonathan Johnson - Computer Program - (Digipen University)
  29. 1998 - Rory Johnston - Computer Program - (Digipen University)
  30. 1998 - Steven Petofalvi - Graphic Design - (Digipen University)
  31. 1998 - Mark Trono - Graphic Design - (Digipen University)
  32. 2005 - Mike Crimprish - Computer Programmer - (Surreal Software)
  33. 2005 - Katie Clark - Graphic Design - (Digipen University)
  34. 2000 - Emory Georges - Sound Engineer - (Digipen University)
  35. 2002 - Colin Reed - Computer Programmer - (Nintendo Co., Ltd.)
  36. 2002 - Nicholas Trahan - Graphic Artist - (Digipen University)
  37. 2001 - Vivek Melwani - Game Designer - (Electronic Arts)
  38. 2001 - Richard Vorodi - Game Designer - (Digipen University)
  39. 1998 - Scott Bassett - Programmer - (Digipen University)
  40. 1998 - Yukimi Shimura - Production - (GameBank Inc.)
  41. 1998 - Alan Schneuwly - Graphic Design - (Digipen University)

Nintendo Technology Development Inc.

  1. 2009 - Joel Hopkins - Software Engineer - (Microvision Inc.)
  2. 2009 - Tat Iwamoto - Software Engineer - (Sony Computer Entertainment America)
  3. 2008 - David Warman - Software Engineer - (Warman Consulting Inc.)
  4. 2007 - Dante Treglia - Software Engineer - (Midway Games Inc.)
  5. 1999 - Eugene Kwon - Software Engineer - (Motorola Inc.)
  6. 1999 - Carl Mueller - Software Engineer - (University of North Carolina)
  7. 1996 - Howard Chen - Technology Manager - (Silicon Graphics)
  8. 1999 - Martin Hollis - Computer Programmer - (Rare Ltd.)

1-Up Studio Inc.

  1. 2013 - Gen Kadoi - Graphic Designer - (Brownie Brown Ltd.)
  2. 2013 - Kouki Sasaki - Graphic Designer - (Brownie Brown Ltd.)
  3. 2013 - Shinichi Kameoka - Manager - (Brownie Brown Ltd.)

Retro Studios Inc.

  1. 2013 - Tim Reed - Environment Artist - (Junction Point)
  2. 2013 - Rick Blankenship - Animation- (Junction Point)
  3. 2013 - Rebecca Flannery - Technical Art- (Junction Point)
  4. 2013 - Ethan Smith - Level Design - (Junction Point)
  5. 2013 - Patrick Krefting - Level Design - (Junction Point)
  6. 2013 - Brandon Strong - Level Design - (Junction Point)
  7. 2013 - Jim Richmond - Computer Programmer - (Intific)
  8. 2013 - Nicholas Shaw - Production - (Hydra Games Studio)
  9. 2012 - Peter Nielsen - Production - (Nintendo of America Inc.)
  10. 2012 - Tony Bernadin - Computer Programmer - (CDV Software)
  11. 2012 - Kenneth Kozan - Environment Artist - (Junction Point)
  12. 2012 - Gregory Kopina - Environment Artist - (Vigil Games)
  13. 2012 - Robert Kovach - Technical Artist - (Junction Point)
  14. 2012 - Crystel Land - Character Artist - (Vigil Games)
  15. 2012 - Andrew Orlando - Computer Programmer - (Bioware)
  16. 2012 - Brad Taylor - Environment Artist - (Palinopsia Studio)
  17. 2012 - Allison Theus - Character Artist - (Vigil Games)
  18. 2011 - Nestor Hernandez - Level Designer - (Red Fly Studio)
  19. 2011 - Eric Kozlowsky - Graphic Artist - (Square-Enix America / Naughty Dog)
  20. 2011 - Sylvia Rowland - Environment Artist (Backflip Studios)
  21. 2011 - Kyle Ruegg - Animator (Gameloft)
  22. 2011 - Paul Schwanz - Level Designer - (Red Fly Studio)
  23. 2009 - Chris Torres - Animator - (Critical Mass Interactive)
  24. 2005 - Jay Fuller - Level Designer - (Touchdown Entertainment)
  25. 2005 - Vince Joly - Graphic Designer - (Namco Hometek)
  26. 2005 - Andy Schwalenberg - Level Designer - (Edge of Reality)
  27. 2005 - Bill Vandervoort - Level Designer - (Monolith Productions)
  28. 2005 - Aaron Walker - Computer Programmer - (EA - Tiburon)
  29. 2003 - Michael Kelbaugh - Management - (Nintendo of America Inc.)
  30. 1999 - Mark Pacini - Game Designer - (Acclaim Studios)

Monster Games Inc.

  1. 2011 - Ryan Glovka - Animator - (SONY Pictures Imageworks)
  2. 2007 - Scott Haag - Computer Programmer - (Incredible Technologies Inc.)
  3. 2007 - Walter Boswell - Game Designer - (Agriliance Corp.)
  4. 2006 - Michael Roska - Computer Programmer - (Activision Inc.)
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