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Caryl D. Shaw

Also Known As

  • Caryl Shaw

Game Credits

Production

Spore (2008)   (Lead Producer, Pollination, Sporepedia & Web)
Spore Creature Creator (2008)   (Lead Producer, Pollination & Web)
The Sims 2 (2004)   (Web Lead)
 

Design

Spore (2008)   (Design, Pollination, Sporepedia & Web)
Spore Creature Creator (2008)   (Design, Pollination & Web)
 

Quality Assurance

SimCity 4: Rush Hour (2003)   (Play Testers)
 

Technology

SimCity 4: Rush Hour (2003)   (Website Production)
The Sims: Makin' Magic (2003)   (Website Producers)
The Sims: Superstar (2003)   (Website Team)
 

Thanks

Spore Creatures (2008)   (EA Special Thanks)
The Urbz: Sims in the City (2004)   (Special Thanks)
 


Developer Biography

Caryl Shaw is currently the Founder of Tower of Robots, a consulting company in San Francisco, California, providing production and project management services to game and app developers.

Prior to ToR, Caryl was an Executive Producer at KIXEYE and ngmoco:) where she was responsible for building and managing iPhone and iPad applications as fun and profitable games and services. Earlier in her video games career, Caryl was a Senior Producer at EA/Maxis and worked on The Sims, SimCity and Spore franchises as the Lead Online Producer. And way back in the first dot-com boom, she worked at a variety of internet start-ups managing online communities and content websites starting back in '95. She even worked for a company that made Enterprise Business Software at one point, but what's the fun in that?

She's spoken internationally about a range of topics including: Running a Live Mobile Game, Lessons Learned Making a Social Game for Facebook and Putting User-Generated Content to Work in Video Games.

Her favorite spirit is Breaking and Entering Bourbon.

Last updated: Jan 23, 2014