Benjamin Jaekle is a game developer combining technical know-how and artistic verve with leadership and production experience to make unique experiences.
He works with a passionate and courageous team of craftspeople at Avalanche Studios as Narrative Designer. His major contributions have been to the Just Cause franchise of open-world, sandbox action games.
In addition to making games, he talks to people who want to make games about how to make games. Ben has given talks as a representative of Avalanche and in collaboration with Playcrafting.
Prior to joining Avalanche Studios, Ben worked as a retail manager while earning a degree in Game Design from Full Sail University. He also has a degree in English, and has contributed pieces on games and writing to several websites, most recently Gamasutra.