Giorgos is a Game Designer/Unity Developer currently based in Helsinki.
He's been part of the project since the game's inception in 2014. When
he’s not working on his day job, he’s working on the game as Project
Manager, Game Designer, Level Designer, Programmer, and scriptwriter.
In his free time, he likes to watch movies and have strong opinions about
them, going to the gym, and listening to podcasts.
As a 90s kid, he’s programmed to like 2d platform games with Super Mario
World and Donkey Kong Country being his favorites and he thinks that "My
Name's Guybrush Threepwood, And I Want To Be A Pirate!" is the best one-liner
origin story that has ever existed.
Roope Sorvo is an animation student currently based in Turku. He’s been
on board Hank’s Voyage since 2015, and has during that period worked on
character design, key art, animation, cutscene art, scriptwriting and
story editing. Most of the bad jokes are his.
In his free time he enjoys drawing, writing, D&D, and obsessing over
music, and occasionally does freelance illustration and graphic design
His favourite games include Psychonauts, Rock Band, and Return of the
Olli Simanainen is a game design graduate based in Hyvinkää. He joined
Hank’s Voyage team in 2019 as an environment artist. He’s been mostly in
charge of creating the environment assets and pitching in for UI
elements and VFX.
He enjoys drawing the colorful and painterly environments for Hank’s Voyage
and working in a small team as it enables participating in many facets of
the project. In his free time, he reads, plays tabletop games, and paints
miniatures. And drinks coffee. A lot of coffee.
Favorite games include Battle Brothers, Paradox Grand strategies, and
the ones played with a bunch of friends.
Julia is a Graphic/Video Designer currently based in Helsinki. She
joined Hank’s Voyage in early 2019 and has been working on UI/ UX design
The main reason why she enjoys working on the project is her love for 2D
platform games, adventures, Jazz, and a team that is great to work with.
It’s almost too convenient that we can offer all of these things.
She loves traveling, hiking, creating animations, watching cartoons, and
eating pizza. She spends most of her free time with her family and friends
and/or watching Netflix.
Tiitus Ylipää is a versatile music professional. In his day job he sings
in operas and teaches singing and on the side he composes and sound
designs. He also makes electronic music as the moniker ”Cal Bento”. He
got on board Hank's Voyage in 2019 and has composed the music and done
the sound design.
When he is not working he likes to skateboard, do yoga and read books. His
music taste ranges from orchestral music through Japanese imperial court
music to avant-garde electronic music. He fantasizes about having a yard
where to cultivate plants when he has the guts to move out of the city. One