We are introducing the members of the judging panel of Global Game Jam, the world’s largest video game development event!

Andrej Kovačević

Andrej’s interest in video games extends to different areas, which makes him active in various fields – as a columnist in Reboot, an artistic consultant for video games at HAVC, and a lecturer at many related programs. Given his enthusiasm for video games, he gladly uses every opportunity to participate in events that build a better ecosystem for domestic video game production.

Goran Kovač

Although he is a lawyer by profession, Goran decided to change his career in 2018 and then started working at “Dream Agency” as a mobile developer. During the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, he developed the game Grim Quest, an old-school RPG, which in 2020 became a mini viral hit in the niche of text retro RPGs on the Google Play Store, with more than a million downloads. Success on the Android platform followed the launch of the company Monomyth. He is currently working on new games from the Grim series, and I am developing them for Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows.

Marko Krznarić

He studied at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, where he finished a Master’s Program in Computing – Data Science. He worked as a Full Stack Developer, and after graduating, he started his career as a Data Scientist in A1 Croatia through the “A1 Start Program” internship program, which offers numerous opportunities for training within six months through various internal education and projects. Some of the technologies he uses in his work are Python, SQL, Pandas, NumPy, scikit-learn, Azure, PowerBI, OpenShift, and FastAI.

Nikola Stolnik

Nikola has a spirit of the true Zagreb persona. He has been a gamer from a young age and a lifelong lover of technology, and everything related to gaming. A former Googler and Marketing director at Nanobit, today he leads the award-winning esports company Good Game Global, which is best known for B2B and student esports tournaments and leagues.

Siniša Bahun

Siniša Bahun is a screenwriter, playwright, and game writer. He is a professional writer for various creative industries, including TV production, animation, comic books, and video games. So far, his work has been published by Digital, 505 Games, UNESCO,and  Hanza Media. He is the most active of our video game writers, and his last two games are Red Solstice 2 and Aquatico.