Ashley Zeldin Builds Worlds and Communities.
A game developer and event organizer (and still occasional sportswriter), Ashley coordinates efforts to reunify and reenergize the Los Angeles game development community. She has spoken about her failures at conferences on three continents, and was featured in the documentary GameLoading: Rise of the Indies.
Though Ashley started on her path into game production and programming in 2011, she only became a "real" video game developer in 2016 when a game she worked on was shut down (rest in pixels, Outcast Odyssey). Despite the volatility of careers in games, Ashley teaches video game design workshops for kids, and hopes the industry will value quality of life by the time they enter the workforce.
Before she made games, Ashley was a sportswriter, general assignment reporter, copy-editor, "public relations professional" and public-access t.v. production assistant. She earned her BA in Print Journalism from the University of Southern California and her Master of Media Practice from the University of Sydney.
In her free time, Ashley enjoys exploring the outdoors, whether it's kayaking through the Everglades and Sydney Harbour or hiking Haleakalā and Koko Crater. Ashley's passion for her five-time Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins is rivaled only by her fondness for food.
Please find her resume on the Experience page.
Contact Ashley via email at ashley [dot] zeldin [at] gmail [dot] com.