Games2win ropes in Angelo Lobo as Creative Director
Prior to this, Angelo was Director of Game Design at Zynga India
Games2win India Pvt Ltd has announced the appointment of Angelo Lobo as Creative Director.
Lobo is a veteran in the gaming sector and was Director of Game Design at Zynga India. At Zynga, he ran the design vertical, overseeing games like Draw Something, Empires and Allies, FarmVille, FarmVille 2 and FarmVille: Country Escape. These games have collective installs of over 1.5 billion.
Prior to Zynga, Angelo worked at Games2win as Lead Game Designer. He is also a mentor for Google’s Indie Games Accelerator, one of the few Gaming Professionals from India to enjoy this privilege.
On his appointment, Alok Kejriwal, CEO and Co-founder of Games2win, said: “It’s awesome to have Angelo come back to Games2win! We extensively worked together in the early stages of Games2win’s development and he was instrumental in producing our game libraries, hiring creative teams, and establishing our production processes. In his new position at Games2win, I expect Angelo to lead our Replay Game Fund initiative that helps gaming entrepreneurs and developers create, publish and monetise their games with our help in terms of funding, guidance, knowledge sharing and publishing. Angelo has mentored scores of game designers and enthusiasts, and many know him well. He will be the ideal mentor and Creative Head for all new-age gaming entrepreneurs from India.”
Lobo said, “It’s very exciting to be a part of the Replay Game Fund. Over the past 18 years, I’ve gained deep insights into game design and production, thanks to the amazing people I got to work with. Now, thanks to Alok and Games2win, I will be able to share that knowledge with the next generation of gaming entrepreneurs. The best thing about Games2win is that they have the resources and drive of a large company, but they are as agile and quick as a start-up. They know how to get things done. I’m confident that any gaming studio that chooses to work with Games2win’s Replay Game Fund will be able to super accelerate their growth, knowledge and revenue.”
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