Adrian Carmack

Developer Biography

Adrian Carmack is an artist and one of the founders of id Software, Inc., along with John Carmack (no relation) and John Romero. Although he was fascinated with the art in early video games, and wanted to work with fine art, he initially never intended to work in the games industry.

During his education, however, he applied for an internship at Softdisk's Gamer's Edge division at the age of 21, where one of his first contributions was the sketches and art for Slordax: The Unknown Enemy.

On 1st February 1991, he left the company along with Carmack and Romero to found id Software.

Contributed by Sciere (330422) on Apr 28, 2006.