Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
October 30, 2014
arrowPress Releases
October 30, 2014
PR Newswire
View All





If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Arey, Rafei Announce Big Red Button Entertainment
Arey, Rafei Announce Big Red Button Entertainment
February 15, 2008 | By Simon Carless

February 15, 2008 | By Simon Carless
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Console/PC



In an announcement sent to Gamasutra, former Naughty Dog art director Bob Rafei and creative director E. Daniel Arey have revealed Big Red Button Entertainment, a new developer that intends "to become the United Artists of games."

The company, currently in its early stages, is sporting an official website describing its objectives as "to create original character based intellectual properties for cross platform and cross media development."

The background of the two founders is notable - Rafei was the first employee at Naughty Dog and led visual development for Jak & Daxter, as well as shaping the look of Crash Bandicoot and most recently co-art directing Uncharted: Drake's Fortune.

Arey, who left Naughty Dog less recently and has provided high-level design input into games for some time, also worked in depth on series including Gex, Crash Bandicoot, Jak & Daxter and Uncharted.

The firm has not yet announced which projects it is working on - though it's currently recruiting for an executive programmer before it ramps up further.


Related Jobs

CCP
CCP — Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
[10.30.14]

Senior Backend Programmer
Guerrilla Games
Guerrilla Games — Amsterdam, Netherlands
[10.30.14]

Animation System Programmer
Nexon America, Inc.
Nexon America, Inc. — El Segundo, California, United States
[10.29.14]

Localization Coordinator
Petroglyph Games
Petroglyph Games — Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
[10.29.14]

Producer










Comments



none
 
Comment: