Matthew Johnson is a Principal 3D Artist at Firebrand Games in Merritt Island, Florida. He graduated with a BFA from The International Academy of Design where he trained in computer animation, before going on to study animation at Animation Mentor. Matthew has been in game development for the last seven years, working on more than a dozen AAA racing games, such as Nascar, Hot Wheels, and the Need for Speed series. He has helped publish titles on almost every platform, including PC, Wii-U, iOS, Android and Steam. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, and when he finds time, his love for photography.
James A. Henley is an experienced game developer who has worked on several major titles and franchises, including Mass Effect, Star Wars, and Skylanders, over the past decade. He originally entered the industry via the Neverwinter Nights modding community, where he was able to indulge in his desires to craft content, tell stories, and write code all at the same time. He turned that love into a job opportunity at BioWare, where he spent three years under the Edmonton studio and five more under the Austin studio in a variety of design roles before briefly working for Activision. Presently, James is working as an independent developer on [TITLE REDACTED] and actively live streaming to share his love of games and game design in an interactive fashion. He may or may not be also be a mad scientist. Analysis proved inconclusive.