Mobile Gaming Leader TFG Taps Adam Murguia as Studio Art Director

Former ‘League of Legends’ Studio Art Director to Build World Class
Creative Team and Iconic Original IP

the mobile gaming company that creates fun and accessible experiences
for millions of people, today announced Adam Murguia as its new Studio
Art Director. Adam is well known as the creative leader behind the
iconic ‘League of Legends’ franchise at Riot Games and will begin his
tenure at TFG in the company’s São Paulo, Brazil office. Later this year
he will return to San Francisco to lead the company’s recently opened
North American office overseeing TFG’s art team, and developing iconic
original IP for the company.

“We are thrilled to have Adam join our growing team,” said Victor
Lazarte, CEO of TFG. “His impressive track record of creative leadership
and team building makes him a terrific asset to our growing team, our
San Francisco office, and to help guide the future direction of the

Before joining TFG, Murguia spent seven years at Riot Games building the
creative team from twenty artists to more than three hundred
internationally. Under his leadership as Studio Art Director, he helped
evolve ‘League of Legends’ into the iconic game it is today. Prior to
Riot Games, Adam served as Senior Art Director at Electronic Arts where
he lead the art direction for ‘Sims 3 and 4.’

“I’m excited to be on this new adventure with TFG,” said Murguia. “While
I am relatively new to the mobile space, I’m looking forward to bringing
my creative background and expertise to a large and growing market. My
goal is to work with TFG to build a team of the very best game
developers on the planet in the Bay Area. Together we’ll create
unforgettable worlds and characters on par with the greatest
entertainment of our time. I know how difficult this is and it’s not a
commitment I make lightly. But it’s also going to be a lot of fun.”

Murguia joins a growing and talented creative team, which includes other
notable hires:

  • Josh Singh, Art Director: Josh has a long history working with
    some of the best developers in games. At Blizzard he was part of Team
    Titan which later became Overwatch. He then joined Riot Games where he
    was fundamental to elevating the team’s game development knowledge,
    and re-imagining the character style for League of Legends.
  • Kenny Carvalho, Art Recruiter: Kenny has a deep passion for art
    recruiting and elevating the game art community. At Blizzard he
    recruited artists for all of the game and cinematic teams, attracting
    some of the industries best talent. At Riot Games, Kenny helped
    assemble a world class team capable of growing and elevating League of

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About TFG:

TFG is a leading mobile gaming company that is a pioneer in free-to-play
games. Founded in 2011, TFG has a decade of experience developing top
mobile games.

Today, TFG is among the top 20 largest app publishers and is one of the
fastest growing mobile gaming companies in the world with a portfolio of
some of the most popular games in the app store and over a billion
downloads worldwide. The company has a track record of developing
best-in-category games, including Sniper 3D, which reached 10 million
downloads in its first month, and Colorfy, which has more than 90
million users around the world.

TFG’s mission is to bring fun to billions of players and works towards
this every day with its team of passionate individuals who build games
to impact this generation. The company has offices in Dublin, Ireland;
São Paulo, Brazil; and San Francisco, California.


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