Donald Mustard Steps Down as Epic Games’ Chief Creative Officer
Video game developer Epic Games has announced that Donald Mustard, Epic’s Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of the company, will be stepping down from his role. Mustard has been with Epic Games since its founding in 1991, alongside Tim Sweeney.
Mustard said that he plans to move from his current role to become Executive Director of Epic Games, a role that has not been previously announced and is said to be focusing on “bigger picture” projects. Mustard will retain his role as a member of the Board of Directors for Epic Games.
In a statement, founder and CEO Tim Sweeney thanked Mustard for his many years of contribution to Epic Games.
“Donald has been a driving force of creative innovation at Epic, and his contributions have helped Epic become the premier game development and digital entertainment company that it is today. We thank him for all of his contributions over the years and wish him the best in this new venture.”
Mustard also expressed his gratitude for his time at Epic Games, citing the opportunities and experiences it has given him.
“It has been my best years not only professionally, but also personally, as Epic’s culture and the people here have enriched my heart and soul. I’m looking forward to the new challenges ahead and the experiences and opportunities this new journey will bring.”
As Epic Games continues to grow and change, Mustard has been a large part of the company’s history and success. His innovative ideas and leadership will be missed, but his legacy at Epic Games will live on.