Two Naughty Dog Designers Join Call of Duty Developer Infinity Ward

August 3, 2014Written by Zarmena Khan


Two designers from Naughty Dog have joined the Call of Duty studio Infinity Ward, it has been confirmed. Taylor Kurosaki and Jacob Minkoff both have Uncharted games in their portfolio. 

Kurosaki, a Narrative Design Lead, was with Naughty Dog for 12 years and worked on cinematics for the Uncharted series. He also worked on Jak 3 and Jak X. Minkoff, who was a Lead Game Designer at Naughty Dog, is now going to be working as a Design Director for Infinity Ward. He worked on the infamous train and convoy sequences in Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

“Very psyched to share that I’ve joined the phenomenal team at @InfinityWard as the studio’s narrative director,” Kurosaki tweeted

Earlier this year, a number of Naughty Dog employees left the studio including Uncharted 4 Creative Director Amy Hennig, Game Director Justin Richmond, and The Last of Us Art Director Nate Wells

We hope all is well over there!

[Source: IGN]