The whole ethos behind what I do is that because I had this struggle to find my feet initially, in the industry, I wanted to make that easier for other people. So that's what I do.
- Stuart De Ville
Stuart De Ville is a Director of indie studio ZVEN and co-founder of
Game Dev London. He also mentors on how to create a motivating, creative and educating workplace.
A passionate, motivated, and confident leader who builds community with their cheerful disposition and relentless determination.
20+ Year Career In Creative Media
He has illustrated for a book, that has been published and is in the ICA in London, designed and built sets for theatre and events, created motion graphics and idents, digital marketing videos, and branding for companies like MasterCard and The O2 Music Awards. He has designed editorial layouts for magazines, taught art workshops, been creative art director and story boarded for a video production company, and collaborated in fine art projects reaching Berlin, Paris and London.
Game Designer, Developer and 3D Artist
For the last 10 years he has been fully immersed in the Apps and Game Development industry, having modelled and animated characters, created environments, and designed games from concept to production, while managing a team working on a title for console. He also co-founded GameDev.London a community support entity for aspiring games developers, and regularly discusses game dev on the GDL podcast.
Stuart on The Extrology Podcast
The multi-faceted business of game development has seen an ever-growing presence in the spotlight in recent years, especially in lieu of an increasing range of free, open source development tools. At a time where blockbuster studios claim the lion’s share of the industry’s worth - upwards of $77bn for mobile gaming alone!
Sharing his experience as a creative leader in game design, fine art, book illustration, graffiti art and Founder of Game Dev London, Stuart explains how he directs a varied creative team to achieve a vision, the low barriers to entry for budding game developers, and boldly taking the first steps to working for yourself.
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From Final Fantasy VII, to Mass Effect to Skyrim, role-playing games offer some of the most enriching and immersive gameplay and stories in all of gaming. Inel Tomlinson discusses the greatest RPGS ever with the Co-founder of Game Dev London, Stuart DeVille, Twitch Ambassador Chocolate Kieran and comedian Aurie Styla.
Stuart regularly speaks at events and hosts the Game Dev London Podcast