Amy Jo Kim
Creative Director, ShufflebrainAmy Jo "AJ" Kim is an internationally known designer of networked games and gaming communities. Her clients include Electronic Arts, eBay, Limelife, Digital Chocolate, MTV, Square/Enix, and Yahoo!
She's the author of Community Building on the Web, a design handbook for networked communities that's available in seven languages (English, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese) and has become required reading in game design studios and university classes.
Kim holds a Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience from the University of Washington, and a B.S. in Experimental Psych from UC San Diego. She teaches game design at USC, and lives near Half Moon Bay with her husband and son.