Three teams of professionals in different domains and a large number of their supporters came together to launch an AAA-level RPG game based on blockchain and crypto philosophy.
SIDUS is the result of one of the biggest collaborations in the NFT space. Dozens of professionals from different domains and a large number of their supporters came together to launch the first ever WEBGL, AAA-level, Play-to-Earn, NFT RPG game using the latest technologies.
The SIDUS NFT HEROES team features a large number of highly skilled blockchain developers with years of experience in building DeFi and NFT products. Many SIDUS team members come from the game development industry and are skilled in applying cutting-edge technologies and multimedia solutions. The SIDUS team hasn’t just created an amazing Play-to-Earn blockchain journey offering many opportunities and adventures, they’ve created a whole DeFi ecosystem with farming pools, staking, a marketplace, in-game launchpad, booster and more.
Graduating from the University of Melbourne, Dan has vast experience in multiple industries, including FinTech, banking, property development, blockchain and crypto. His extensive portfolio features outstanding work with international investors and projects around the world. Dan has co-founded one of the biggest blockchain software and game development companies and consulted over 500 projects, many of which have now reached the Top 200 on CoinMarketCap.
Andrey has worked in design since 1999 and has over 15 years of business experience. He is a co-founder of the PlayDisplay interactive design studio, which has completed over 300 projects. PlayDisplay's portfolio includes clients such as BMW, Renault, Singapore Changi Airport, Coca-Cola, Schlumberger, Roskosmos, Rostec, MiG, Sukhoi, Gazprom, Rosatom, the Governments of Moscow and Kazakhstan.
Co-Founder, Creative Director
Graduating from the Moscow Academy of Architecture, Tokyo Shibaura institute of technologies and the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music, Dmitry has extensive knowledge and experience in a variety of domains. Dmitry got into computer graphics and visual development in 2007. Over the course of his career, he has received 10+ international architectural awards and 15+ prizes in computer graphics competitions. Dmitry is included in the list of Top 100 digital artists, according to the National Russian Museum.
Co-Founder, Art Director
Roman is a game producer with over 18 years of experience. He contributed to the release of more than 10 gaming products, 4 of which exceeded the 10m user mark and one that has attracted over 25m players. Roman is the winner of 12 video game awards, including 2 from Intel "Best Art Design" and "Best Sound Design" for the project "Karma: Incarnation 1".
Co-Founder, Game Producer
Working since 2013 in the industry, Djenan completes the full cycle of project development and implementation of digital, mobile and PC applications. He's engaged in web application architecture and pipeline automation.
Krish is the Managing Partner at Gosai Law, an Australian based cryptocurrency and commercial law firm. Recognised as a leading cryptocurrency lawyer in Australia, Krish is a 2022 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Finalist for financial services law. With a specialty in end to end corporate/commercial and financial services regulatory matters, Krish advises some of the largest cryptocurrency businesses globally including 3 of the top 80 businesses by market cap.
Australian Legal Advisor
Azam has been in blockchain space since 2017, and has worked with many blockchain-enabled technologies in strategy, financing, business development, and advisory. She has an enthusiasm in space exploration and studied at NASA Ames Research Centre in California. She is a regular guest writer and commentator for online media publication outlet such as Huffington Post and STEM magazine. She reported for CNN world report as a journalist between 2008 to 2009.
Chief of External Affairs
Graduating from Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and State University of New York with honors, Olga has a strong background in international law and sustainable development. She has been the UN expert on economic and financial issues in New York. Olga is a lawyer with a 10-year legal experience in cooperation with WIPO, UN, UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNCITRAL, European Olympic Committees, startup accelerators and tech incubators.
Founder of PRO-BRAND agency. She worked with Procter & Gamble, PwC, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, International Olympic Committee. Cooperation and work with more than 40 premium brands, incl. Gucci, Puma, Dolce & Gabbana, Escada, Hugo Boss, Christina Aguilera, Maserati, TSUM, Bulgari, etc. Co-founder of the first Tesla car sales center in Russia
Chief Business Development Officer
Antony has over 6 years of experience in strategic management. In 2017, he got into crypto and since then, has helped over 30 projects to build a development strategy and achieve their goals. Antony holds a Master of Business Administration from The University of Auckland.
Chief of Investor and Guild relations
Graduated from the London Institute of Marketing (CIM), MBA in Economics and Information Technology, Olga has a proven track record of over 20 years managing marketing, sales and consulting services in big international FMCG companies as Coca-Cola, Nestle and Red Bull. Since 2017, she has been involved in crypto. Olga has substantial experience in marketing and business management of blockchain-related and FinTech projects.
Chief Operating Officer
Antony is an expert in building strong relations with venture funds and investors. Throughout his career, he has helped crypto projects raise 30+ million dollars. Antony has built up a network of over 500 venture capitals and key opinion leaders. He's also involved in the development and implementation of token economics and market strategy.
Chief Relations Officer
Artem is a highly experienced professional in the gaming industry. He joined the SIDUS HEROES team with a wealth of GameDev knowledge. In the past, Artem was involved with the origins of the first VR/AR/GameDev Master Program in Russia. He has released 40 projects overall, featuring VR/AR/CV/ML solutions and over 10 projects using voice synthesis and recognition functions.
Associate Game Producer
20 years experience creating 3D content for game projects. Over 40 released projects. Expert in 3D modeling, optimization and evaluation of game content. Produced games for PC / Xbox 360 / PS3 / PSP / iOS / Android / Nintendo Switch / XR.
3D Team Lead
Maxim Vavaev has a background in microprocessor engineering for military usage. For the past 7 years, Maxim has been working in FX design for films. He has taken part in the production of large-scale international projects, which include Disney films. Maxim is a CG generalist, Houdini adept and he founded the largest international collective of modern artists, called NFT256.
Lead FX Artist / Founder NFT256
Valentin has been working as a graphic designer since 2009. He has an education background in art and extensive experience working with top branding agencies. Valentin believes that visual language and emotional attachment to a brand is just as important as the product itself.
Chief Brand Designer
Andre is in charge of all the design processes in the company. Upon gaining two degrees in Economics and Internet Marketing, Andre started working in brand graphics for companies all over the world and dedicated 5 years of his life to this. In 2021, Andre discovered the crypto space and began researching the new opportunities it presented. Andre is closely associated with the world's largest collaboration of NFT artists — 256.ART.
Graphic Design Manager
Working in software development since 2012, Nick has contributed to the development of multiple casual games, e-commerce projects, retail and banking products. He has experience with Herocraft and Alawar. In 2017, Nick got into crypto and is now developing crypto and blockchain ecosystem projects.
Chief Blockchain Technology Officer
Michael has over 12 years of experience in the IT industry, working with blockchain and related technologies. He has managed the development of several blockchain products, developed crypto exchange architecture, market-making tools, a multi-blockchain payment gateway, crypto wallet and NFT marketplace.
Chief Blockchain Architect
Max is a Software Engineer with over 20 years of experience in the FinTech industry. Over 2 decades, he has been involved with banking software development from different angles. At this point in his career, Max is specializing in decentralized payment systems and Ethereum smart contract design and development.
Lead Blockchain Architect
Michail is an experienced 3D and 2D graphics plugin developer. He's released over 20 plugins for Maya, 3dsmax, After Effects, Houdini, plus other various tools and created over 40 utilities working with graphics for Android and iOS.
Backend game Dev Team Lead
Daniil has over 6 years of experience in web development. His working stack includes Angular, Anime.js, Babylon.js, Three.js, REACT, C ++, PHP, Node.js, Vue.js, Velocity.js, Gsap, Atom, Backbone.js and a huge number of other frameworks and libraries.
Frontend game Dev Team Lead
Matvei has over 12 years of experience in web development. He's proficient in WebGL technology and has created associated algorithms for the movement of bots in WebGL using shader animation. He's also the author of the universal wave function algorithm on WebGL and algorithms for dynamic optimization and distribution of graphic resources between GPU/CPU, universal utilities for dynamic streaming of 3D objects from the backend.
Frontend game Dev Team Lead
Ilya has been working in the computer graphics industry for over 15 years. He started as a CG generalist, then gained deep knowledge of computer graphics principles and the CG content production processes. Ilya gained much experience while developing international interactive exhibitions, where he participated as a technical animator. He has also worked as a pipeline Technical Director for animation studios, where he was engaged in content production automation and R&D.
Lead Technical Artist
Daria has a background in Oriental studies with a focus on China. She worked in the FinTech domain at Chengdu Tianfu Software Park, China for over 2 years. For the last 2 years, Daria has held the position of Head of Support and assistant to the CTO at a blockchain software development company.
Chief of Support
A true indie developer. At an early age, Nikita understood that one can not just play games but develop them as well. Nikita is the winner of the My.Games hackathon and it was then that he realized that balance and economics are what he actually wanted to devote his professional career to.
A master of weapons and combat mechanics with over 5 years experience in game development. In his career, Andrei has participated in the development of indie games and large MMO projects with an average of 6,000 users online. In his spare time, Andrei participates in game jams.
Sovka has been working in the multimedia industry since 2010, where he was engaged in VR. He used to write codes and connect all kinds of hardware and sensors to game engines: Leap Motion, Kinect, LiDAR and industrial manipulators. Sovka also developed custom render engines for non-trivial projects. He has written many open source plugins and scripts for Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects.
Alexandra is an experienced Relations and Communications manager. With a background in World Economy and International Affairs, she worked for the Artificial Intelligence Laboratories Association in Russia (AILA) and Brainy Solutions in Australia. Alexandra got into crypto in 2021, specializing in managing Exclusive NFT Auctions at NFT STARS.
Talgat is an experienced Communications manager. With a background as a corporate & private sales manager , he worked for the different DeFi and FinTech project remote . Talgat got into crypto in 2020, specializing in sales and support.
Simon is an experienced professional in the development of external relations. He has been working in the B2B sphere since 2015 and got into crypto in 2020. Since then he has helped 5 different projects grow. Holds a Bachelor degree in Economy from the University of California. He has a Bachelors degree in Finance as well as a Masters degree in Finance from from the University of Maryland Global Campus.
Graduate of the Moscow Oriental University — Japaneseologist and Australianologist. Fluent in English and Japanese, Ronian has vast experience in translation work since 2014 and in interviewing IT gaming specialists (THQ Nordic/Purple Lamp/tinyBuild/Hungry Couch/madguy90).Ronian started doing community management work in 2012 and turned professional in 2017. He has worked closely with tinyBuild.
A gamer with 30 years experience and author of 20 novels in the brand-new genre called LitRPG/Gamelit, where games are combined with books. This author's novels are published in Russia, the USA, Germany and the Czech Republic, finding readers all over the world.