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 17 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". He's the creator of the "Cyber Russia" project.
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.
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
Business Development Manager
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 External Affairs
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
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.
Angelika is an experienced Design leader. For the past 5 years, she has been fully focused on the development of visual concepts and managing design teams working on products for the FinTech and blockchain markets.
Chief of Design
Stasta is the Lead Designer with over 10 years of experience in the digital sphere. She contributed to the development of the brand and visual identity of the game that took first place at the Unreal Engine Jam.
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
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
Maxim is a Game Designer and a passionate gamer himself. He is also an ESport tournament organizer and has hosted events with 166 teams on board. He is an ex-pro Fortnite player and creator of the Russian-speaking Fortnite community that has 80k members. Being in the industry for over 15 years, Maxim brings first-hand experience and knowledge to SIDUS development.
Evgeniy is a big fan of games and the whole gaming industry. In the past, Evgeniy has worked as a musician, a potter, a motion designer, a content maker and was the creator of one of the largest Fortnite fan communities in the RU-speaking segment of the internet. He has also worked as a video editor, YouTube blogger, streamer, 3D artist and level artist. He is now a devoted game designer in the SIDUS HEROES metaverse.
Environment Concept 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
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
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.
Lead WEB Technologist
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.
Python Dev. 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.
Lead HTML/CSS/JS Ultimater
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
Ekaterina has over 10 years of experience in 3D animation. She has participated in the production of more than 10 cartoon TV projects, 100+ advertising and gaming projects as a rigger and animation editor. Ekaterina is skilled at web animation, WebGL and WebGPU development.
Lead CG Generalist
Alexander has over 15 years of experience in computer graphics and motion design. He's also a big part of the professional community and is known for organizing art and audio-visual professional events.
Lead VFX Artist
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.
Valeriya is an experienced Communications Manager. With a background in Translation and Interpretation, she has worked for an international forum organized by the State Duma and at various international conferences, accompanying foreign delegates. Valeriya started working in the crypto space in 2021 and has since worked as a Relations and Communication Manager on two DeFi projects.
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
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.
An expert team creating cutting-edge interactive entertainment solutions