The Berlin-based developer (Idle Miner Tycoon) appoints Yudo (Ex-Wargaming) to spearhead its new games initiative
Berlin, 21 February 2022 | Mobile games studio Kolibri Games has appointed Dzmitry Yudo as Product Director for new games. He will be reporting to Guillaume Verlinden, Kolibri Games’ Managing Director. Yudo will lead the company’s new game initiative which is set to explore the latest trends and mechanics within the idle games category in order to significantly expand Kolibri Games’ product portfolio. All aspects of this initiative, from exploration to production, will be led by Yudo and his team composed of game designers, programmers and artists.
With over ten years of experience in free-to-play online games, Yudo has led several titles from concept phase to release and live operations over the course of his career. His notable tenures include serving as Creative Director at Wargaming (responsible for World of Tanks Blitz), and most recently Game Director for publisher and developer Wildlife Studios where he worked on titles such as Tennis Clash and War Machines.
Guillaume Verlinden, Managing Director of Kolibri Games, says:
“Dzmitry is our most recent high profile hire and a key building block for our multiproduct strategy: I am confident his experience, his drive and his expertise will be invaluable as we look to be on the cutting edge of the evolution of idle games, offering our players exciting releases they’ll enjoy for years to come.”
Dzmitry Yudo adds:
“This is an exciting opportunity, as Kolibri Games is taking the leap to commit serious effort into exploring and creating new games – and I am grateful to be given the chance to help direct and guide this effort. The company’s growth mindset, their value-driven company culture and the great leadership team headed by Guillaume make me confident that together we’ll be able to deliver great new idle games over the course of the next years. ”