Naughty Dog’s Art Director, Nate Wells, Leaves Company


Nate Wells, art director at world-renown development studio Naughty Dog, has left the company to join Giant Sparrow the company behind The Unfinished Swan.

Wells who first joined the company in 2012 confirmed his departure via his official Twitter account:

Hmmm….seem to be some threads here. Yes, I joined the wild, wacky, and ultimately brilliant folks at #GiantSparrow on April 3rd.

This is just the latest departure Naughty Dog has seen in recent months. Industry veteran and creative director, Amy Hennig, left the studio to work in February/March to go work at Visceral Games on their upcoming Star Wars project. She was followed shortly after by, Justin Richmond, the creative director on the upcoming Uncharted for PS4.

It will be interesting to see how Naughty Dog recovers from this high profile departures and if they affect the development of Uncharted PS4 at all. The game however