We’re thrilled to announce a brand new Magpie is becoming a member of the crew at Magpie Video games HQ right here in Albuquerque, NM.
Sarah “Sam” Saltiel is a author, artist, and recreation designer who just lately graduated from the College of Chicago. Her artwork focuses on gender, psychological sickness, queerness, and the best way these spheres work together with one another. She’s been designing video games for a number of years now, working freelance on initiatives comparable to Pelgrane Press’s Bestiary for The King in Yellow.
Sam interned for us final summer season, helping with administrative duties and receiving mentorship on artistic initiatives. She has continued working with us ever since to develop her ashcan, Passing—a recreation about form shifting aliens within the 1950’s attempting to go as human. Passing delves into the erasure and intersections of otherness. We’ve cherished collaborating along with her over the previous yr, so we’re thrilled to say that she has just lately adopted a brand new function: Director of Advertising and marketing and Gross sales!
Right here at Magpie Video games, Sam might be serving to us out with conventions, distribution, advertising and marketing methods, and all the opposite issues that put books within the arms of our clients. We’re grateful to have her on board and are excited to welcome her to the workplace.
Sam has hit the bottom working and we’re already working along with her to advertise our numerous artistic endeavors. She says, “I strongly consider within the impression RPGs can have as an immersive and collaborative artwork kind. I’m so excited to have the ability to be a part of Magpie Video games and to have the flexibility to assist us succeed with the kind of video games that we’re making.”
Within the coming years, we anticipate that Sam’s function will grow to be more and more essential to us as an organization. “As Magpie Video games has grown over the previous few years, we’ve been increasing our attain to new conventions, new gross sales channels, and new distributors,” Mark Diaz Truman, co-founder and CEO of Magpie Video games. “We’re thrilled so as to add Sam to the crew, and actually excited to have somebody right here at Magpie Video games completely devoted to this type of gross sales and advertising and marketing work.”