クリボー

A young and expanding virtual team of talented game developers


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Meet the Team

The team currently consists of young, talented individuals from around the world. Because this is a virtual team, one can be based anywhere around the world!

Julian Rice
Founder
Lead Programmer

Julian is a partner and programming instructor at SuperCoding, and is developing many projects outside of his coursework at UCLA. He is currently studying Linguistics, Computer Science, Japanese, and Entrepreneurship, and makes music when he isn't overloaded. He is an avid fan of Mario and JRPGs such as the Shin Megami Tensei, Fire Emblem, and Etrian Odyssey series, and has wanted to make games since the age of 10.

Emily Keohane
Character Artist

Emily is an experienced 2D character designer with extensive Photoshop and animation experience. She teaches digital design and loves boardgames and playing guitar. Emily's favorite comics include Tank Girl and Orc Stain; she especially loves playing the Fallout, Borderlands, and Mario Kart series.

William Lajousky
Character Artist

William is an artist with a love for science fiction; his focus lies on streamlined designs and anatomical art. William graduated with a Studio Art major from CSU Long Beach and is extremely knowledgeable in mythology and history. His favorite games range from Duke Nukem to the Total Warhammer series.

Rachel Riedel
Character Artist

Rachel is a motivated concept artist with numerous different skillsets. She is currently a senior at CSU Fullerton double majoring in Illustration and Entertainment Arts/Animation. Rachel loves story-driven games and particularly loves Bravely Default, Persona 5, and Life is Strange. She also has a passion for Dungeons & Dragons.

Jonas Müller
Environment Artist

Jonas is a skilled artist who enjoys designing environments, characters, and props. He is currently a third year undergraduate at Designakademie Rostock in Germany majoring in Game Design, and boasts fluency in both English and German. His favorite games include the Soulsborne series and Hollow Knight.

Brian LaGuardia
Lead Composer

Brian is a seasoned composer, arranger, and percussionist that graduated from the Thorton School of Music four years ago. He is writing an arrangement for the Colorado Symphony, and has a passion for indie games like Hellblade, Braid, and Portal. Brian also loves Super Smash Brothers, and has been hooked on Ultimate these last few months.

Mikkel Cloud
Composer

Mikkel Cloud is a duo of superb musicians with a great love for composition and video games. Jaren and Whittney both graduated from Cal State Long Beach and have extensive experience working with numerous instruments and genres, teaching, and marketing. The engaged duo are big on RPGs and indie titles like Chrono Trigger, Bloodborne, and Demon Souls.

Robert Mullis
Composer

Robert is an energetic composer that recently graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Philosophy. He has been writing music since 15, and has been in love with video game scoring after hearing the FF VII soundtrack. Robert also does have a love for horror and the Silent Hill series, and is currently engrossed with everything about Persona 5.

Daniel Varivoda
Business Developer

Daniel is a math genius that has experience with web development, database management, data entry, and accounting. He studies Economics and Cognitive Science at UCLA and is currently the man in charge of the business side of Rice Games. He enjoys playing Overwatch and party games, and has been playing Fortnite and 2K19 lately.

Charlie Tang
Marketing Analyst

Charlie is a bilingual (Mandarin & English) specialist in data analysis and customer insights. He is currently majoring in Political Science and minoring in Entrepreneurship at UCLA. Charlie loves games with deep stories, intriguing mysteries, and rich backgrounds, and is working in close proximity with Julian to design an eye-popping project.

Priam Chaganlal
Operations Manager

Priam is a Pre-Med UCLA student with an aptitude for mental math and the sciences. His proficiency with Microsoft Excel, excellent communication skills, and experience working with manufacturers in Yiwu, China, help save time and establish important connections with numerous third party companies. Priam indulges in sports video games (2k, Madden, Fifa) on the weekends, loves playing stimulating games, and is a big fan of Shark Tank.

Banri Miyazawa
Localization Manager

Banri is an East Asian languages specialist who is fluent in English, Japanese, and Mandarin, and is a third year UCLA student studying Sociology. He feels that the connection between people and language is crucial, and works on translations to further understand and appreciate the underlying nuances between Eastern and Western languages. Banri enjoys action-packed games like Knives Out, the Smash series, and Mario Kart.

Shigehito Menjo
Advisor

Shigehito Menjo is a experienced professor at UCLA with 10 years of college level teaching experience, ranging from Japanese, ESL, and applied linguistics. He obtained his M.A in Japanese Linguistics and Pedagogy (2008) and has recently obtained a PhD in English/Applied Linguistics at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Menjo is enthusiastic to work as an advisor with a video game company that is looking to teach people Japanese through a video game. During his free time, Menjo rides his motorcycle, listens to hard rock and heavy metal (Iron Maiden, Megadeath, Judas Priest, etc.), and reads biographical, historical, and second language acquisition books and articles.

We can only expand - wait and see what Rice Games has to offer in 2019.