Every Codename Entertainment staff member is passionate about making games, gaming, and pretty much all game related activities. We're always looking for more exceptional people to add to our crew, so check out the Careers page to see what positions we're hiring for now.
Eric Jordan
CEO
Eric is a life long gamer who is thrilled to be the CEO of CNE. Previously, he co-founded PureEdge Solutions (acquired by IBM in 2005), was an Executive-In-Residence at UVic and then the President of the Premier's Technology Council.

Eric has served on many boards and is currently serving with the boards of DigiBC, and IGDA Victoria. Additionally, he chairs the Video Game Industry Round Table with VIATEC.
Currently Playing: Dungeons & Dragons
David Whittaker
Co-Founder
David finished his M.Sc. in Computer Science in 2009 where he focused on real-time hardware accelerated graphics, educational games, and game programming for teaching computer science.

At Codename, David wears many hats including Game Designer, Project Manager, Frontend/Backend Game Programmer, Server/Database Admin, Systems Designer, and Business Manager.
Currently Playing: Beat Saber!
Justin Stocks
Co-Founder
Justin finished his B.Sc in Computer Science in 2009 where he focused on Software Eng- -ineering and AI. Justin has a background in game program- -ming, web programming, and database systems. Justin has a passion for game design.

At Codename, Justin wears many hats including Game Designer, Project Manager, Backend Game Programmer, Systems Designer, and Community Support.
Currently Playing: Final Fantasy VII Remake
Dave Dexter
Operations Manager
Dexter graduated with an MA in philosophy in 2013 and an MBA in 2019 and his career has spanned account and project management, finance and consulting. But long before any of that, he was a dewy-eyed young person who played games way too much if you asked anyone but him. One day, Dexter snuck into the CNE offices and, in exchange for his first name, they let him stay to manage the business-y things like finance, accounting, HR, logistics and facilities. It was a good trade.
Currently Playing: World of Warcraft
Peter Minter
Primary Developer
The first developer to join Codename in 2009, Peter has worked on the server systems of almost every project we have ever done. He's now working on secret things.

Fun fact, his parents named him after their dog.
Currently Playing: Red Dead Redemption 2
Mark Bavis
Primary Developer
When Mark joined Codename in 2010 as a Co-op student, he had a lead role in the flash development of Bush Whacker. He has since been lead flash developer on Mystic Guardians, on Bush Whacker 2 and on Shards of Titan. Now he's the main mobile developer for Crusaders of the Lost Idols, and a developer on Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms.
Currently Playing: Doom Eternal
Nick Pettyjohn
Developer
Nick joined Codename as a Co-op student. We liked him so much that we never let him leave. He was the main developer on Crusaders of the Lost Idols, but now focuses full-time on Bush Whacker 2.
Currently Playing: No Man's Sky
Kevin Dahl
Developer
Kevin works tirelessly to keep the web versions of Crusaders of the Lost Idols working. He joined Codename as a Co-op student, and couldn't stay away.
Currently Playing: Final Fantasy XIV
Jacob Smith
Developer
At a young age, Jacob became lost in worlds like Kanto and Hyrule. Much later in life, Jacob joined Codename as a co-op student, creating content for Shards of Titan. After absorbing a bit more comp-sci lingo, he re-joined the team and currently implements tech for Idle Champions' updates. In his spare time, Jacob invests himself in music. His favourite game series are Earthbound and Shin Megami Tensei.
Currently Playing: Final Fantasy VII Remake
Chris Dupuis
Live Services Manager
Chris has a long history in board game design, working on such games as Heroscape, Risk Legacy, Betrayal at Baldur's Gate, and other Dungeons & Dragons games. He is a former Wizard of the Coast who fled to Canada to live out his dreams of eating poutine every day. After a few days, he decided that was a bad plan, but the team at Codename Entertainment is pretty cool so he's going to stay awhile.
Currently Playing: Final Fantasy VII Remake
Chris Rudram
Game Data Analyst
Chris was discovered while he was reading out his childhood diary at a taping of the podcast 'Grown Ups Read Things They Wrote As Kids'. What sort of 8 year old documents all the food his family ate on vacation? One who grows up to be a Data Analyst. He analyzes pages of numbers and data to help Codename make their games more awesome. Outside of the company, he writes murder mystery games and produces improv shows. He owns a lot of board games.
Currently Playing: Gloomhaven
Adam Kosh
Art Director
Adam's excellent illustrations and animations are seen throughout all of our games. Adam is also responsible for UI layout and design.
Currently Playing: Dungeons & Dragons
Alexis Theroux
Senior Artist
Alexis's excellent illustrations and animations are seen throughout Egg Breaker 2, Egg Breaker Adventures, Mystic Guardians, Bush Whacker 2, Shards of Titan, Crusaders of the Lost Idols, Tap Tap Movie, and Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms.
Currently Playing: Dungeons & Dragons
Katherine Crane
Artist
Katherine finished college (for now) with a diploma in Visual Arts and a certificate in Comics and Graphic Novels. With her love of games and digital art, she infiltrated Codename to add art to Egg Breaker Adventures, and Crusaders of the Lost Idols, and now contributes to Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms.
Currently Playing: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Michelle Papadopoulos
Artist
Michelle has been working as an Artist/Animator in games for quite a while now and joined Codename in 2017. She's also a Fantasy Illustrator by night (www.michellepapadopoulos.com). Michelle is currently working on a bunch of D&D monsters for Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms.
Currently Playing: The Witcher 3
Georgia Hewitt
Artist
Georgia has been a part of the team since May 2017. She is now the lead artist on Bush Whacker 2, but always helps out with other games when needed. Ever since she was young (and introduced to video games) it has been one of her dreams to work on the art for them!
Currently Playing: Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled!
Erika Kramer
Community Manager
While a B. Math in Statistics may seem like an odd place to start, her love of video games and writing pushed Erika in the direction of Community Manager. She's looking forward to seeing you on the forums, in the chat and across social media, no matter which game you're playing. Her kong name is alyniana.
Currently Playing: Idle Champions
Shawn Wall
Customer Service
Starting with a rented Sega Genesis from Blockbuster, Shawn grew up with a passion for video games. He has worked a variety of jobs through the years but everything changed with a fateful encounter with Eric in an airport on the way to GenCon. Now Shawn is the main member of the Customer Support team and is frantically replying to your ticket right now.
Currently Playing: Persona 5 Royal
Clive Gorman
Marketing Director
Clive has been working the video games industry for over 18 years. He began his career as a writer and games editor before transitioning into PR working with some of the biggest tech, games studios and brands in the business. Clive eventually moved into marketing and product at Electronic Arts and Disney Interactive Studios as well as numerous games and tech start-ups. He heads-up our marketing team.
Currently Playing: Bad North: Jotun Edition
Dylan Wilks
Creative Marketing
According to his parents, Dylan has been playing too many video games since they mistakenly gave him a Nintendo Entertainment System in 1986. Since then his careers have spanned everything from professional photography to videography, founding nonprofits, doing a variety of PR and communications-related freelancing, and working on things like food/music festivals and TEDx events.
Currently Playing: Destiny 2
Margaret McNeill
Marketing Associate
Following the Codename theme of unusual origins, Margaret completed her BA in Philosophy & Classical Studies, followed by an MA in Ancient Philosophy. An underlying theme has always been the love of a good story, especially with a mythic monster or two, and so she found herself right at home at Codename, writing as the third Musketeer in the Marketing Department.
Currently Playing: Dungeons and Dragons
We also employ co-op students from local universities. You can find the Co-op hall of fame here, and more information about applying to join us as a co-op student can be found on the Careers page.