Ben Jelter is an illustrator and game designer living in San Francisco. Ben also instructs classes on figure drawing, character design and comics online at the Academy of Art University.

    He has received multiple recognitions and awards from the Society of Illustrators, the Academy of Art, and CMYK.

    Stefan Schmitt is a game designer and programmer living in Mountain View, CA. He started out in the industry as a Games Tester, then moved on to being a Games Translator followed by a position as a Localization Engineer for a major game studio working on triple A titles for the PC.

    Stefan finally decided that it was time to create a game of his own, so he started working on an indie title.

    Ben and Stefan met at a Game Dev meetup in San Francisco. They’ve both been working on what would be Sidius Nova for quite some time now, designing and creating the game together.