WHO WE ARE

About Us

Our Mission

Friendship Garden Game Developers is a volunteer-run, registered 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advocating for inclusivity in video games and empowering game makers often underrepresented in games. We work to remove financial barriers for developers to receive players, press, and publicity that are often systemically denied, connect developers to opportunities and resources to advance their craft, and cultivate a loving, supportive community of developers and players that eschew the toxic ideas often associated with gamer culture.

We aim to demonstrate that an inclusive, supportive, and gentle community of players and developers is not only a possibility, but the best way for gaming to thrive.

OUR BOARD

The Gardeners

Executive Director 

Honey P. Rosenbloom

(They/Them)

Operations Director

Anita He

(She/Her)

Community Manager

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Treasurer

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Additional Board Members

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Chong

(He/Him)

Mooncake

(He/Him)

Old Friend 

Charles Hans Huang

(He/Him)

Old Friend 

Danee Conley

(She/Her)

Get Involved

Friendship Garden is yearning to grow, but we need help to have this organization blossom so that we can empower more developers whose voices often go unheard in the games industry. Please note that we are a volunteer-run organization and cannot offer traditional monetary compensation for these roles at this time.

Flower Ranger

Community Manager

❀ 5-6 hours a week commitment 

❀ Remote 

❀ Executive Board position 

You are someone who enjoys crafting Tweets to share information, encourage, promote, and announce, someone who finds satisfaction in interacting with a growing community of game devs and players online, and someone who knows their way around the Mighty Algorithms that be. Your role would be managing our Twitter account and taking part in discord moderation to ensure that our messages of care, healing, and inclusion are felt and heard through our online presence. 

You might be promoting one of our developer’s works, announcing a scholarship, sharing an opportunity, or sending an emoji to a friend. 

You will also be sitting on our executive board to help guide Friendship Garden Game Developers to grow in ways that benefit our community and those they serve.

Money Bunny

Finance Coordinator

❀ 4-5 hours a week commitment 

❀ Remote 

❀ Executive Board position 

You find joy in tracking expenses, setting budgets, and seeking opportunities for funds and find excitement in seeing the numbers and crunchy bits behind the organizing.

You will also be sitting on our executive board to help guide Friendship Garden Game Developers to grow into the sustainable organization it hopes to become.

(x2) Rays of Sunshine

General Executive

❀ 4-5 hours a week commitment 

❀ Remote 

❀ Executive Board position 

You care about the games industry becoming a place where anyone can make games, no one burns out, and players of all backgrounds can find a story that speaks to them, and you are interested in helping organize events, prepare logistics, find sponsorships, and the other odds and ends involved in making the organization continue. 

You will also be sitting on our executive board to help guide Friendship Garden Game Developers to grow into the inclusive, sustainable, and kind organization it hopes to be.

Volunteers

You care about the work Friendship Garden Game Developers is involved in and want to lend your hands to make the work lighter. You will be volunteering for event preparation and organizing. Regardless of the activity, you are interested in being part of a movement building towards an inclusive, just, representative, and sustainable future for the games industry.

We are always looking for volunteers to help out with events. If you are interested in future opportunities add yourself to the gardeners list! 

Website design @ Anita He

Graphics/Art @ Janiel Lo

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Our Friends

Past Collaborations