George Kalmpourtzis

Principal / Founder


George Kalmpourtzis is an award-winning Experience and Games designer and educator. Finding himself between the fields of education, game studies and user experience, he has been founder, director and board member of several European design studios. He has designed and produced numerous games for computers, consoles, virtual and augmented reality and he is constantly on a journey to discover new opportunities to play! George has been working as a consultant for corporations and non-government institutions around the world, identifying play as a key aspect of human expression and communication. George also holds bachelor’s degrees both in education and engineering, a master’s degree in information systems and a PhD in design pedagogy.


PhD - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Participatory Game Design Pedagogy
MSc - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Advanced Information Systems
BSc - University of Western Macedonia
Early Childhood Education
BEng - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Electrical and Computer Engineering