Today, Nifty Games announced that William Schmitt is joining the company. The industry veteran will join as General Manager for a yet-to-be-announced officially licensed sports product. In February, Nifty Games announced that it’s partnering with the NBA and NBPA to bring licensed basketball games to mobile. Furthermore, we think that Mr. Schmitt will work on these new projects.
William Schmitt has over 26 years of experience
Mr. Schmitt is one of the well-known and highly respected figures in the video games industry. He had roles at AAA publishers and developers such as Electronic Arts, Activision, THQ and Disney Interactive. Before joining Nifty Games, Mr. Schmitt was an Executive Producer at Scopely Inc. He worked there on the popular WWE Champions game that is available on iOS and Android platforms.
Jon Middleton and Pete Wanat, founders of Nifty Games said the following about the news:
We’re thrilled to have William join our talented team. William’s success and experience of having worked with top licensed IPs including WWE, UFC and Marvel Avengers will be a key asset as Nifty Games looks to radically transform the mobile sports games landscape.”
William Schmitt also commented on his appointment and said:
The opportunity to deliver authentic head-to-head sports action for mobile devices has never been better. Nifty’s forthcoming NBA basketball game is just the beginning. I look forward to leading the charge at Nifty Games, as we look to deliver the next generation of sports games for fans globally.
About Nifty Games
The mobile game developer and publisher focuses on quick session, head-to-head sports games for mobile devices. As we stated above, the San Francisco-based company is a partner of the NBA & NBPA. We will hear more about them and about their future games soon. at the end, from all of us at Mobidictum, congratulations to William Schmitt on joining the company.