Todd Howard

Todd Howard

Game Director & Producer

Bethesda Softworks

Todd Howard is a designer, director, and producer at Bethesda Game Studios. He joined Bethesda in 1994 and has created some of the industry’s most successful games by pioneering open world gameplay. Most recently he was Game Director and Executive Producer of Fallout 3, the 2008 winner of E3’s Best of Show, and Game of the Year from The Associated Press, Yahoo, Gamespy, OXM, PC Gamer, and more. Prior to that he lead the creation of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, the 2006 Game of the Year winner from the VGAs, G4, Computer Gaming World, AIAS, and more.

His other major credits include Project Leader and Designer of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (2002), Producer and Designer of The Terminator: Future Shock (1995) and SkyNET (1996), and Project Leader and Designer of The Elder Scrolls Adventures: Redguard (1998). Todd is a frequent speaker at industry events and his games have been featured in everything from Newsweek, CNN, USA Today, and The Today Show, to magazine covers worldwide. He is a graduate of the College of William and Mary.