Adam Creighton received his BS in English (Technical Communication) and qualified for multiple minors (Instructional Technology, Industrial Technology, and Liberal Arts and Sciences) from Utah State University.
He began in the technology industry, serving as a software development and organizational leader at start-up companies and large corporations, where he was responsible for business development and managing large-budget local and worldwide software programs and engineering teams.
Joining middleware company Emergent Game Technologies
(makers of the Gamebryo
engine) in 2007, Adam served as a Senior Technical Product Manager, working with dozens of gaming developers and publishers to understand their tools pipeline and technology needs.
In 2009, Adam joined Junction Point
(founded by Warren Spector
, and acquired by Disney Interactive Studios
). As a producer for the multi-award-winning Disney Epic Mickey
, he was responsible for shepherding the Gameplay, AI, Animation, visual effects, and Internal Tools teams.
In 2011, Adam joined veteran-founded Panic Button
as co-owner and Director of Development, responsible for Production Management, Business Development, Market Positioning, and Strategic Partnerships. He is the producer for all development and services projects for the company. Adam was the producer for a wholly owned, internally developed mode for Kinect Star Wars
In addition to making games, Adam is a professional voice and on-camera actor, appearing in such television shows as NBC drama Friday Night Lights
and the award-winning independent film Bunny & Clydo