Fumito Ueda

Fumito Ueda

Dir. of Product Development

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan

Outside the Shadows

Fumito Ueda is the Director of the Sony Computer Entertainment Japan's Product Development Department.� He graduated from Osaka University of Arts, where he studied oil painting.� After graduating, Ueda taught himself computer graphics and joined the development studio Warp as a CG Animator in 1995.�

After working as an Animator for "Enemy Zero," Ueda joined Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. in 1997.� He assumed the main development roles of Director, Lead Game Designer and Art Designer in 2001 for "ICO,� winner of three 2002 GDC Awards and the AIAS�s 2002 Game of the Year Award.� Most recently he has worked on "Shadow of the Colossus."