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Jay Christopher Esparza

Also Known As

  • Jay Esparza

Game Credits


NBA 2K6 (2005)   (Art Team: Art Special Thanks)
ESPN NFL Football (2003)   (Artists)
NBA 2K3 (2002)   (Additional Art Help)
NFL 2K3 (2002)   (Artist)
Police Quest: SWAT 2 (1998)   (Graphics / Artwork)
Virtual Pool 64 (1998)   (Artists)
Fallout (1997)   (Additional Art By)
Blood & Magic (1996)   (Mac Artitis)


NBA 2K16 (2015)   (Special Thanks)
NBA 2K6 (2005)   (Thanks)
ESPN NBA 2K5 (2004)   (Art Special Thanks)

Developer Biography

J. Christopher Esparza Started in the gaming industry with Tachyon Studios (Oakhurst, CA). There he worked on Blood & Magic (1996), Fallout (Interplay 1997), and two unpublished titles. In 1997 he joined Sierra On-Line (Oakhurst, CA), where he worked on Lighthouse (1998), Collier's Encyclopedia (1998), SWAT 2 (1998), and J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth. In 1999 Jay transferred to Berkeley Systems (Berkeley, CA), to art direct on Orcs: Revenge of the Ancient. The title was never published. He worked on Rock & Roll Trivia for PC. J. was promoted to Art Manager in 1999 but soon left the company (April 2000). J. spent two years as a Senior Art Director for Chiodo Arts and Themed Creations (Oakland, CA), a design studio specializing in Halloween consumer products and themed design.

J. is currently working for Visual Concepts Entertainment (Take Two Interactive) in San Rafael. He has worked on NFL2K3, NBA2K3, NFL2K4, ESPN NFL Football and ESPN NBA Basketball (PS2, XBox), College Hoops 2K5, 2K6 (PS2, Xbox) and College Hoops for Xbox360. He is currently the User Interface Dessign Lead for all 2K Sports titles.

Last updated: Mar 16, 2006

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