Rick Stemm

Design Manager/Narrative Director, PikPok

Rick Stemm is a Wellington-based game writer, game designer, and playwright originally from Madison, WI and San Antonio, TX. He is currently design manager at PikPok where he works hand in hand with the Chief Design Officer in overseeing the game design division – mentoring and supporting designers, leading learning initiatives, setting departmental strategy, and helping create and deliver on vision for games. Rick also works as Narrative Director, building, guiding, and overseeing the narrative design team in their game writing, narrative systems, theming, and creative visioning for all of PikPok games. Rick keeps a foot in the indie art scene, as a playwright represented by Playmarket, fight choreographer, and transmedia artist doing weird art.

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