Isaac Yan
Team

Isaac Yan

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our team members, Isaac Yan!

• Role: Sound Designer
• Age: 18
• Favorite Disney Princess: Snow White
• Dog or Cat: Both
• Favorite Game: The elder scrolls series and Minecraft
• Passions: Eating, gaming, learning about other places
• What do you do for Illum?: I produce soundtracks and audios.
• Why Illum?: To help out and provide something to offer to the game.

Ray Kawamura
11/22/2020

Emily Xu
Team

Emily Xu

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our team members, Emily Xu!

• Role: Artist
• Age: 19
• Favorite Disney Princess: Mulan
• Dog or Cat: Both
• Favorite Game: Animal Crossing
• Passions: Drawing, doing history research, online chatting
• What do you do for Illum?: I'm an illustrator for Illum
• Why Illum?: Illum has been a place to jumpstart my experience in working with a formal team and establishing great connections. It's really nice starting out in a place full of familiar faces!

Ray Kawamura
11/4/2020

Yuxuan Liu
Team

Yuxuan Liu

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our team members, Yuxuan Liu!

• Role: Programmer
• Age: 22
• Favorite Disney Princess: I only really know Mulan well.
• Dog or Cat: I fluctuate. I like friendly cats.
• Favorite Game: Osu!
• Passions: Writing, rhythm games, badminton.
• What do you do for Illum?: I am one of the programmers.
• Why Illum?: To me, Illum seems to be in the early stages of development. I happened to have connections to some of the people working here and I feel like I CAN insert myself into the development of the world if I had the ideas.

Ray Kawamura
10/26/2020

Tetsu Ri
Team

Tetsu Ri

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our team members, Tetsu Ri!

• Role: Communications Director
• Age: 23
• Favorite Disney Princess: Princess Belle
• Dog or Cat: Yes
• Favorite Game: Not a big gamer but you can’t beat a night of good friends and board games.
• Passions: I’m interested in too many things but they all revolve around learning and creating.
• What do you do for Illum?: I manage communications and help the business team.
• Why Illum?: To witness and collaborate with distinct individuals in the development of something greater than the sum of its parts.

Ray Kawamura
9/7/2019

Nathan Chen
Team

Nathan Chen

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our team members, Nathan Chen!!!

• Role: Business Secretary
• Age: 20
• Favorite Disney Princess: Mulan
• Dog or Cat: Cat
• Favorite Game: Uno
• Passions: Food, Sleep, and more food
• What do you do for Illum?: I work on the business team, helping develop Illum’s plan for future growth and expansion as well as devising tactics to compete against other gaming companies.
• Why Illum?: I enjoy working with the team and getting to work on my skills as a businessman.

Ray Kawamura
8/23/2019

Ava Pomilla
Team

Ava Pomilla

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our team members, Ava Pomilla!

• Role: Graphics Artist
• Age: 18
• Favorite Disney Princess: Princess Tiana
• Dog or Cat: Cat
• Favorite Game: The Legend of Zelda
• Passions: Art, Adventuring, Expanding my perspective
• What do you do for Illum?: I am part of the graphics team. More specifically I’m a vector artist for Illum.
• Why Illum?: I align with Illum’s goals and admire the genuine dedication each team member has to create thought-provoking games. It’s rare to find a cooperative group of people that all strive to put in their best work.

Ray Kawamura
8/30/2019

Daniella Ivanova
Team

Daniella Ivanova

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our team members, Daniella Ivanova!

• Role: Graphics Artist
• Age: 17
• Favorite Disney Princess: Rapunzel
• Dog or Cat: Cat
• Favorite Game: Resistance Boardgame
• Passions: Art, music, sports
• What do you do for Illum?: Contribute to visual appeal of games by drawing the world characters live in.
• Why Illum?: I want to be a part of the team that works together towards one big goal. I think people who are dedicated like that are really cool, and being a part of that makes me motivated.

Ray Kawamura
8/16/2019

Aaron Brown
Team

Aaron Brown

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our team members, Aaron Brown!

• Role: Programmer
• Age: 26
• Favorite Disney Princess: Mulan
• Dog or Cat: Dog
• Favorite Game: Fallout New Vegas
• Passions: Video Games, Coding, Anime
• What do you do for Illum?: I use coding to program certain elements in our game.
• Why Illum?: I’ve always wanted to work on a video game for the longest time because I really love them and this seemed like a great opportunity when Joe told me about it. Also I already know some people in the group. That helps me out because I’m kind of a shy person typically.

Ray Kawamura
8/10/2019

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Development

Dev Log

During our development phase of production projected to start in early September, we will release a dev log entry each month to inform you on our progress. We hope that you’ll join and support us on our exciting journey!

Consider following us on social media to stay up to date on our progress.

Joseph Yuen
8/14/2019

David Li
Team

David Li

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our Team Leaders, David Li!

• Role: Sound Design Team Lead
• Age: 18
• Favorite Disney Princess: Rapunzel
• Dog or Cat: Dog
• Favorite Game: Breath of the Wild
• Passions: Music, Math, Ping Pong
• What do you do for Illum?: I incorporate my musical knowledge to create soundtracks and sound effects in games.
• Why Illum?: I get to apply my musical knowledge in a different context while being able to work with a variety of talented people.

Ray Kawamura
8/3/2019

Kyle Savell
Team

Kyle Savell

• Role: Programming and Art Team Lead
• Age: 22
• Favorite Disney Princess: Mulan
• Dog or Cat: Cat
• Favorite Game: Cave Story
• Passions: Storytelling, Art, Programming
• What do you do for Illum?: I lead the programming and art departments for Illum and make sure it is on track.
• Why Illum?: I get to work on my passions and the group is equally as passionate about what we are doing.

Ray Kawamura
7/26/2019

Ray Kawamura
Team

Ray Kawamura

Hi Illum fans! This week, we’ll be highlighting one of our Team Leaders, Ray Kawamura!

• Role: Business Lead
• Age: 20
• Favorite Disney Princess: Mulan
• Dog or Cat: Dog
• Favorite Game: Fortnite
• Passions: Sports, Gaming, Eating
• What do you do for Illum?: I market and conduct other business related inquires for Illum.
• Why Illum?: Joseph gave me an opportunity to learn a lot whilst also creating bonds and connections with a whole variety of people.

Ray Kawamura
7/19/2019

Joseph Yuen
Team

Joseph Yuen

This week, we’ll be highlighting our founder, Joseph Yuen!

• Role: Founder
• Age: 20
• Favorite Disney Princess: Rapunzel
• Dog or Cat: Dog
• Favorite Game: Fallout 3
• Passions: Coding, Music, People
• What do you do for Illum?: I make sure our projects are aligned with the vision of Illum and finished on time.
• Why Illum?: I get to work with amazing people to produce amazing content.

Ray Kawamura
7/12/2019

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Team

Meet the Team

Over the next few months we will be releasing highlights on each of our valued team members, so you can get to know us.

You can find these highlights here and on all of our social media platforms. See you there!

Joseph Yuen
7/10/2019

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