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Chimera Entertainment increases its Game Design forces with Sebastian Bombera

Former Lead Game Designer at Ubisoft Blue Byte starts as new Head of Game Design

(PresseBox) (Munich, ) Chimera Entertainment continues its quest for key hires to reinforce the team for their upcoming projects. Earlier this month, game design veteran Sebastian Bombera joined Chimera as their new Head of Game Design. Coming from Ubisoft Blue Byte, he brings more than 13 years of experience to the studio.

Sebastian started his career in the games industry by joining Related Designs in 2004 to work on the ANNO franchise. As designer on ANNO 1701 and 1404, he managed complex systems and interface mechanics that influenced following ANNO titles. Working in leading game design positions on ANNO 2070 and ANNO 2205, he developed new concepts and defining features for the series. Between 2012 and 2013, he was Lead Game Designer of the browser game Might and Magic Heroes Online, where he managed a mid-sized team on its mission to craft a high-quality f2p title with a long lifecycle.

“I’m happy to join Chimera and install my experience as a node for their designers and bond the team ties even more,” comments Sebastian. “We’re on the same page, sharing the sense for quality of games that players can enjoy for years. I’m keen to support their increased team and to keep the creative processes efficient.”

“Having Sebastian on board now is a key hire for us as our projects are growing substantially in terms of scope and production value. With his strong profile and his experience in leading and mentoring creatives he will fortify Chimera’s structure and help us to coach and develop our talents on the team,” comments Christian Kluckner, Managing & Operations Director at Chimera Entertainment. “Everybody here is delighted to have him on board and work with him on the company’s next chapter.”

Chimera Entertainment GmbH

Chimera Entertainment is an experienced independent development studio with a focus on mobile and PC games. "Angry Birds Epic", released in June 2014, is Chimera Entertainment's biggest international success to date with more than 100 million downloads worldwide. "Angry Birds Evolution", Chimera's latest production launched in June 2017 and won the German Developer Award as ""Best Mobile Game"" in November 2017.

Founded in 2006, Chimera now employs more than 60 people in the heart of Munich and is the largest team within the developer network of production house remote control productions. The studio has developed more than 20 games across five platforms, including "Angry Birds Evolution", "Angry Birds Epic", "Sacred Legends", John Woo's Bloodstroke", "Demolition Dash", the RPG word-puzzle game "Word Wonders: The Tower of Babel", winner of the German Computer Games Awards 2013 (Best Mobile Game) and the massively multiplayer online strategy game "Warstory - Europe in Flames". More info about Chimera Entertainment can be found at: http://www.chimera-entertainment.de