Markus Tessmann is Technical Artist for an unannounced mobile title at InnoGames. He has over twenty years of experience in computer art and animation, having previously worked at EA, Disney Interactive, Flaregames and Intelliscape Interactive. He founded the graphics company Rock Farm, and has also worked as an instructor at The Art Institute of Vancouver. Some notable projects Tessmann has been a part of include: the movie GI Joe: Valour vs. Venom and The Muppet’s Wizard of OZ, and games The Need for Speed and Disney/Pixar: Cars 2.
With a revenue of 130 million Euros, InnoGames is one of the world's leading developers and providers of online games. The company based in Hamburg and Düsseldorf currently employs more than 400 professionals from 30 nations. InnoGames has over 150 million registered players and has scored major successes with games such as Tribal Wars, Forge of Empires and Elvenar. In 2016, the Swedish entertainment company Modern Times Group acquired a minority share of InnoGames.