Team

Franken Game Jam is organized by a team of passionate volunteers from across Franconia. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

Carina Nusser – Graphic Design

Carina is the incredible artist behind our beautiful logos and other designs! 

She loves to work on all kinds of projects, favourably in Design & Computer Science.

Currently, Carina is in her last semester of Computer Game Studies at the University of Bayreuth.

Beside her studies she also works freelance, even co-founding the Startup “Burning Bonsai UG” back in 2017. 

(www.burning-bonsai.com)



Isabella Bigus – Social Media

Isabella is our Head of Social Media! 

Together with Linus she’s responsible for #JamFranken’s Social Media Content as well as Community Management. 

Currently studying theatre and media at the University of Bayreuth, Isabella is not only involved with theatrical, but also film and gaming related projects. She especially enjoys working in creative writing, narrative design, directing, project management and of course social media management.❤️✍️

Instagram & Twitter: @onealicee

Linus Gärtig – Social Media

Linus Gärtig is another wonderful Social Media Manager of our team! 

You can find him mostly on Twitter – be it on our account @jamfranken or on his private account!

Linus is a self-taught freelance artist, as well as independent game-developer. 

He’s currently studying Media Studies at the University of Bayreuth where he also works as a Scientific Assistant in organizing and managing games industry related talks.

Instagram & Twitter: @linusgaertig

Paul Redetzky – Project Management

Paul is the mind behind Franken Game Jam!

He’s not only responsible for creating and initiating the Franken Game Jam, but is also its head of project management, sponsoring and location management. 

Paul has always had a passion for game development, developing his first flash game prototypes even back in 2007. 

Currently, he’s a masters student at the University of Bayreuth in Computer Game Studies.

Twitter: @PaulRdy

Sebastian Pfaller – Organizer

Sebastian is a culture and media scholar who has composed an unholy amount of soundtracks for point & click adventure games over the years. 

Nowadays he’s not only a crucial member of our wonderful Orga-Team but also responsible for the development of the ongoing project “Haus des Spiels” in Nuremberg – a cultural center for games and play!

Twitter: @egalotron

Simon Weis – Organizer

Simon is mostly involved with the general organization of the Franken Game Jam – you can also find him at our beautiful location “Haus des Spiels”!

As a major Game Jam enthusiast Simon brings a profound knowledge of Game Jams to our team. Over the years he has joined over 100 Game Jams, starting with his first Game Jam back in 2009! 

Since receiving his PhD in physics Simon works as a software engineer.

Twitter: @Laguna_999

Tanja Miehm – Streaming

Tanja is part of our amazing Orga-Team and coordinates the live-streaming for Franken Game Jam. She is also involved with our location in Nuremberg.

She successfully caught up on her A-levels this year and is going to study art history & Japanology! Tanja is especially known for lovely pixel art! You can easily spot her fabulous pixel designs at Game Jams!

Twitter: @xXBloodyOrange

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