Nintendo of America’s Kirk Scott is leaving after five years as their third-party developer and publisher relations manager.
Kirk Scott, the third-party developer and publisher relations manager for Nintendo of America, is moving on. He values the time he spent at Nintendo, saying it “brought incredible joy” while he was employed by the US arm of the Japanese giant.
Scott isn’t clear as to what he plans on doing in the future, his current status on LinkedIn labels him as “Indie at TBD” at the time of writing. He calls himself “tired” as a reason for leaving. This has been brewing in his mind since February.
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— Kirk Scott (@Kirk_Scott) June 3, 2020
What he does share is his goal is to open doors and be more inclusive in the cutthroat world of indie game development. That’s his passion.
“Opening doors for minorities, being inclusive, and enabling success for everyone in the indie space will be a priority for me. It brings me joy. I can’t wait to continue this work with all of you. I can’t wait to continue this work with you. We have an opportunity to make things better for others and educate while making great games. Stay tuned.”
Kirk Scott was brought on after over a year at Amazon as a senior producer. He worked for Nintendo of America for a solid five years.
What do you think? Are you excited to see what his future holds?