Developers

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From a SOE forum post (Updated here):

There are six main sections of EverQuest: Production, Systems, Code, Content, Quality Assurance, and Art. There is also Customer Service.

With the 2015 sale of SOE (now Daybreak Game Company), changes have been made. This may not be accurate any more.

Production[edit]

  • Holly "Windstalker" Longdale aka Vahlar, Executive Producer, EQ & EQ2. Daybreak forum name "Windstalker".

Systems[edit]

  • Jonathan "Prathun" Caraker, Lead Designer of EverQuest - Lead Designer.
  • Ed "Aristo" Hardin, Senior Game Designer, EQ. Aristo does spells (also runs the patches).
  • Chris "Dzarn" Black - Raids, zones, basepop, etc. Assigned to AAs in 2015.

Code[edit]

  • Jennifer "JChan" Chan - Technical Director and Lead Programmer of EverQuest.
  • Jered "Jgray" Gray - Think he's a coder... Did a lot of the housing stuff. (Yes coder)
  • Chris "Bembaru" Hoover aka Choover - Spell effects and combat.
  • Ben "Rtugok" Burnett - Jerk that turns me chain illusions me into a Vah Shir and changes my surname to Aggrometer.
  • Adam "Hludwolf" Schmidt

Content[edit]

  • Alan "Absor" VanCouvering - Assistant Lead Designer... Concentrates on the basepop/quest/mission/raid/story side of EverQuest. Raids. He knows the systems, just not as well as the ones assigned to those.
  • Chris "Dzarn" Black - Raids, zones, basepop, etc.
  • Julie "Ellyra" Burness - Assistant Lead Designer. Did some raids, zones, basepop, etc... also seems to be helping out with some systems recently? (Spells/AA)
  • Adam "Ngreth Thergn" Bell - Lead Designer
  • Norm "Normando" Freeman - Misc quests
  • Jonathan "Prathun" Caraker - Content

Quality Assurance[edit]

  • Calivess - Quality assurance, and former apprentice Dev... Most recently has been helping with the Zek things that are out of balance.
  • More (names not revealed).

Art[edit]

  • Allen "Lebounde" Bond
  • Kevin Lydy, Lead Artist, EQ.
  • 5 Environmental artists, and one Character artist.

Customer Service[edit]

Unknown[edit]

  • Crieger - Listed on SOE EQ forum as "Developer". Seems to specialize in bug fixing.
  • Arcturion - Listed as "Developer". Only posted in the Test Update Notes and Bug Roundup forum section in 2016

Community Relations[edit]

Also known as PR

  • Roxanne "Roxxlyy" Sabo - Community Coordinator at Daybreak Game Company.
  • Ry "Roshen" Schueller - Brand Manager at Daybreak Game Company.
  • Ted "Mepps" Stone - Community Manager

Laid off / Retired / Moved to other games[edit]

  • Josh "Augur" Augustine - Does some quests. Moved to EQ Next. Rejoined EQ to help with The Broken Mirror.
  • Jason "Chandrok" Leo is on itemization. Laid off.
  • Doug "Elidroth" Cronkhite - Daybreak forum name "Elidroth Renato". Left to join Northrop Grumman as a pilot.
  • David "Elegist" Stewart - Did some raids, basepop, quests, etc. Laid off.
  • Julie "Ellyra" Burness - Assistant Lead Designer. Laid off.
  • Justin "Jansan" Deeb - Does tradeskills. Used to be a systems dev, and possibly still is. Laid off.
  • Justin "Jhansen" Hansen - visual effects, combat, etc. Status unknown.
  • Harvey "Rahtiz" Burgess - Used to be an EverQuest dev, but is now an associate/assistant producer. Status unknown.
  • Zieri - Customer Service, and she is an Apprentice. Laid off.
  • Terry "Fairan" Michaels - Lead Programmer
  • Steven "Sklug" Klug - Lead Programmer
  • Travis "Rashere" McGeathy - Lead Designer
  • Ryan "Rytan" Barker - Lead Designer
  • Jason "Maddoc" Mash - Assistant Lead Designer
  • John "Kendrick" Capozzi - Designer
  • Camille "Zajeer" Abdnor - Designer (Itemization)
  • Keith "Merloc" Turkowski - Designer (Itemization)
  • Kevin "Oshran" Carter - Designer (Alternate Advancement Systems, Group Content)
  • David "Nodyin" Ford - Designer (Alternate Advancement Systems)
  • John "Raramor" Boomershine - Designer (Content)
  • Sam "Daemaas" Parra - Designer (Content)
  • Chris “Raghnell” Lena - Producer (2005 - 2006), Project Manager for 2 years prior to becoming Producer
  • Clint "Jourdian" Worley - Producer (2006 - 2009)
  • Thom "Phathom" Terrazas - Producer (2009 - 2015)
  • Gordon "Abashi" Wrinn - Producer, Internet Relations Manager (1999 - 2000)
  • Alan "Brenlo Bixiebopper" Crosby - Senior Director of Global Community Relations, Community Relations Manager (2003 - 2005)
  • Christina "Kytherea" Delzer - Community Relations Manager (2005 - 2007)
  • Lydia "Zatozia" Pope - Community Relations Manager (2007 -)
  • Tiffany "Amnerys" Spence - Community Relations Manager
  • Christie "Kiara" Renzetti - Community Relations Manager (2010 -)
  • Aimee "Ashlanne" Rekoske - Community Relations Manager
  • Eric "Piestro" Cleaver - Community Relations Manager (2011 -)
  • Robyn "Naylie DelANews" Vallee - Community Relations Manager (2012 -)
  • Colette "Dexella" Murphy - Community Relations Manager
  • Tony "RadarX" Jones - Community Relations Manager ( - 2017)
  • David "Smokejumper" Georgeson - Director of Development