Born 1978, Johannes started at a young age to creatively expressing himself through drawing doodles and thinking up imaginary worlds. After working as a visual artist he soon found his true passion in designing games. He spent more than 8 years in the AAA-Industry and worked on "SpecOps: The Line" or Dead Island 2. Eventually he decided to leave the mainstream business to work on smaller, more personal games. In 2014 he co-founded the independent games studio Maschinen-Mensch where he is currently finishing the debut-title “Curious Expedition”.