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5BY5 Interactive

5BY5 Interactive (owned by Gala Games) is a dynamic media brand composed of industry leading AAA game developers. Based in Austin, TX  we have over a 100+ years of combined experience creating and shipping high action immersive games for PC and consoles. We believe that our proven ability to deliver superior game experiences will serve us well as we undertake new projects in developing markets. The future for gamers has never been brighter!

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Founders

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Studio Head
Phil Wattenbarger

20 years in the industry working as a Design Director/Lead on 15+ AAA titles

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Studio Design Director
Mike Clopper

20 years in the industry working as a Design Director/Lead on 15+ AAA titles

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Studio Technical Art Director
Bryan Moss

22 years in the industry working as a Technical Art Director/Lead on 20+ AAA titles

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Studio Art Director
Ryan Mansfield

Studio IP Technical Art Director
Ian Watts

Studio Animation Director
Dan Rubel

23 years in the industry working as an Art Director/Lead on 25+ AAA titles

13 years in the industry working as a Senior Technical Artist/Lead on 8+ AAA and independent titles

23 years in the industry working as an Animation Director/Lead on 25+ AAA titles

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