Careers - Mars’ Story
 Making It Happen
Mars’ Story
Making It Happen
Always interested in gaming, Mars made the decision to leave college and become a self-taught game designer. He worked on creating online game modifications on a contract basis, honing his skills until he was recruited to a full-time design position with Self Aware Games, which was acquired by Big Fish in 2012 before spinning up LiftOff Labs.
Careers - What Mars Does
 Director, Liftoff Labs
What Mars Does
Director, Liftoff Labs
Mars oversees the virtual reality sector of Big Fish Games—Liftoff Labs. His aim each day is to push the boundaries of the industry, which he does by exploring the farthest corners of the virtual frontier with his team and brainstorming effective ways to incorporate the innovative technologies that they find into ground-breaking game creation for the company.
 
 
“Virtual reality is a wide-open frontier, and it’s very exciting to be part of the future of gaming.”
 
“Virtual reality is a wide-open frontier, and it’s very exciting to be part of the future of gaming.”
 
 
“I love Oakland—it’s full of friendly, diverse people and amazing businesses.”
 
“I love Oakland—it’s full of friendly, diverse people and amazing businesses.”