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 all our beautiful logos and other designs! She loves to work on all kinds of projects, favorably in Design & Computer Science. Currently, Carina is in her last semester of Computer Game Studies at the University of Bayreuth. Besides her studies she also works freelance, even co-funding the Startup “Burning Bonsai UG” back in 2017. (www.burning-bonsai.com)
Isabella Bigus – Social Media
Isabella is the Head of Social Media for #JamFranken. Together with Linus she is not only responsible for #JamFranken’s Social Media Content but also for Community Management. Currently studying theatre and media at the University of Bayreuth, @onealicee 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 in Social Media.
Instagram & Twitter: @onealicee
Linus Gärtig – Social Media
Linus 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 @linusgaertig! Linus is a self-taught freelance artist, as well as an independent game developer. He is 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 brain behind #JamFranken! 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.
Sebastian Pfaller – Organizer
Sebastian is a culture and media scholar that has composed an unholy amount of freaky soundtracks for point & click adventures over the years. Nowadays he’s not only an Orga-Team member of our #JamFranken but also responsible for the development of the ongoing project “Haus des Spiels” in Nuremberg: And a Franconia-wide Game Jam is just the sort of event that gets things rolling!
Simon Weis – Organizer
Simon is mostly involved with the general organization of #JamFranken – you can also find him at our beautiful location in Nuremberg! As a major Game Jam enthusiast, Simon brings a profound knowledge of Game James 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 Ph.D. in physics Simon works as a software engineer at Elektrobit in Erlangen.
Tanja Miehm – Organizer
Tanja is part of our amazing Orga-Team but is mostly involved with our location in Nuremberg. She successfully caught up on her A-levels this year and is going to study art history & Japanology! But @xXBloodyOrange is especially known for lovely pixel art!You can easily spot her fabulous pixel designs at Game Jams!