Our Team

  • Our Team

Meet the Team

Jessica M. Jacuinde

Artist / Graphic Designer / Video Editor

Jessica is an artist and designer who provides a variety of visual assets to whim indie. She has worked on the video game trailers for “ANTics” and “Selatria: Advent of the Dakk’rian Empire”; she is also the artist for “The Dastardly Dairy Debacle” who worked on Concept Art, Character Designs, Backgrounds, Animations, and UI assets. Currently, she is working on animation projects and designs posts for our social media accounts and helps monitor them. Her creative hobbies include streaming on Twitch, cosplaying at conventions, and creating YouTube videos.

Favorite Games: Adventure Quest 3D, Harvest Moon series, Final Fantasy series, Beat Saber, indie horror games.

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Jonathan Dishaw

Systems Developer

Jon originally signed on as a tester, in the days before whim indie had its name. After telling Grover all the ways his game was bad, Jon switched majors and learned programming to help work on Selatria. When he’s not doing that, Jon works as an advocate and liaison for Las Vegas-area streamers and developers, or simply works on his tabletop RPG campaigns.

Favorite Games: Final Fantasy (except VII and XV), Super Mario World, Borderlands, Armored Core, Pokémon (still protesting Dexit), Super Mario RPG, 7 Days to Die, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Ashley “Shadoe” Trammell

Sound Engineer

Shadoe is the sound engineer for whim indie. They graduated from CSUSB with a BA in Music Performance and Music Technology. They aspire to be a professional bassoonist, and have worked with several small, local orchestras.

Favorite Games: Kingdom Hearts, Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy XV, Magic the Gathering

Favorite Composers: Rachmaninof, Ravel, John Williams, Mendelssohn, Vivaldi

Christopher Nuño

Music Composer and Arrangement

Chris is a lover of anything that makes a sound whether it be accompanying the piano or banging a shoe over someone’s head and recording it. Chris has provided sound editing for Avatar: Legend Of Korra, live keyboard demos for sample libraries at the NAAM Show, sound design for John Carpenter’s AR Comics, & composed music for many mobile games. These are just some of his favorite achievements, and he looks forward to creating more memories to interact with you.

Favorite Games/Inspirations: Gears Of War Franchise, Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island, Legend Of Legaia 1 & 2, Super Smash Bros Franchise, Perfect Dark, 007 Goldeneye, Mario Kart Franchise, Dying Light, Twisted Metal 2, The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time, Donkey Kong Country 1 & 2, WWF Wrestlemania, WWF No Mercy, Star Wars Battlefront, King Of Fighters 99 – 2003, Blaz Blue Series, Starfox 64, DDR, Sea Of Thieves, Starcraft

Deborah Groves

Lead Artist

Deb is currently one of the lead artists at Whim Indie.  She joined the team back in 2014 when she was still attending CSUSB, and still works with them after graduating with her Bachelor’s of Arts in Studio Arts. She is also a freelance artist who has worked with Gaia Online, Oni Press, and Nix Hydra, and even runs her own online store. She has always loved video games and is happy to help create and develop games for a living.  She hopes to continue her artistic endeavors and hopes to create something original to share with the world one day.

Favorite Games/ Inspirations: The Last Guardian, The Ace Attorney series, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Hustle Cat, Ib, The Arcana

Lucia (Eun Hyeung) Lee

Marketing Team

Lucia  first joined the studio in 2019 and now helps oversee various marketing tasks. She also contributes to graphic design and art assets as needed, and is aiming to eventually lead the art for a future game.

Currently, she is focusing on developing more skills relating to programming and animation for web development and games, such as 3D animation with Maya.

In her spare time, she enjoys baking and cooking for her friends and family, playing the piano, and eating as many delicious things as possible.

Favorite Games: Ghost Trick, Ace Attorney, Transistor, Wolf Among Us, Life is Strange, Fire Emblem, Danganronpa







Active Team Members

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Andrew Sanchez
Swan Drawn
Leigh-anna Griswould
Gerren Willis

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