Tanya X. Short has captained Kitfox Games through the creation of Boyfriend Dungeon, Moon Hunters, and the Shrouded Isle. Previously, she acted as a senior designer on The Secret World and Age of Conan. She got her start in the games industry in 2003 by calling pay phones for the Halo 2 ARG ilovebees. In her spare time, she is the co-founder of Pixelles (a feminist non-profit) and co-editor of procedural generation textbooks. She believes in the power of kindness.

Tanya Short sessions


Better Creative Leadership
Monday, November 12th

Description: Creative direction is even harder as an indie. You’re a small team, pushing the frontier of games, on a smaller budget. How do you keep your team not only on-target but motivated? How do you evaluate your own effectiveness as a creative director? Everyone has their own style and strengths — let’s find yours! […]