Lead Game Designer
Jaakko is the lead game designer at Mindfield Games. He has been working in various roles in games industry since 2002. His latest job as a game and narrative designer of a first-person exploration game P.O.L.L.E.N has given him a deep understanding of the first wave of consumer level virtual reality games and devices. Prior to this he got another master's degree on game design from Aalto University, while working as a freelance designer in various companies and projects - including teaching game design in a couple of schools in Finland. He has worked on various different platforms and game genres, from board games to casual TV-mobile games and massively multiplayer browser-based hardcore strategy game.
Mindfield Games is a Helsinki based company, currently working on their first game: a first-person exploration game P.O.L.L.E.N. The company consists of about fifteen games industry veterans and young stellars, sharing a passion for quality. They build their games as "virtual reality first", but are also making the games available for more conventional devices. Their first game, P.O.L.L.E.N is due to be published in 20th of April 2016.