The Chinese Room Appoints Ed Daly as Studio Director

We are pleased to announce today that Ed Daly has been appointed as Studio Director of The Chinese Room.

Ed has twenty years’ experience in running studios, and is returning to games after a spell working on the use of interactive technology in theme parks for clients including Merlin, Disney and LEGOLAND. Joining co-founder and Creative Director Dan Pinchbeck, together they will build a team to develop the innovative, original IP The Chinese Room is known for.

Dan Pinchbeck, Creative Director of The Chinese Room said:

"I'm really pleased that Ed is going to be joining The Chinese Room. He brings a wealth of experience in steering studios through the complexities of development and growth, and that's going to be hugely important as we evolve the studio. Having him on board as we continue building the team and settle into production of our new project is critical to our ambitions for The Chinese Room - it's going to be a hugely exciting few years!"

Ed Daly, Studio Director of The Chinese Room said:

“When I heard about the astonishing games Dan is going to make, together with the support and ambition of Sumo, it was clear that this was something I really wanted to be part of. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be building a team to create new The Chinese Room games.”

Paul Porter, Managing Director of Sumo Digital added:

“I’m delighted to welcome Ed to work alongside Dan in the creation of this exciting new chapter for The Chinese Room.”  

The Chinese Room is hiring, information on open positions can be found on our careers portal:
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