About Us

The story behind

Chaos Theory Games

Advocates for Change

We believe to create impactful games, we must first be the catalysts for social and cultural change.

Every team member brings a wealth of experience, a unique voice, and a set of heartfelt values. Together we work towards one vision:

Our vision is to improve quality of life and inspire a more sustainable future through the magic of play.
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An image M&M characters for M&Ms Take Home the Fun Mobile AR App, a Game Development by Sydney based studio Chaos Theory Games

In The Beginning

Best-friends since the age of 9, and founding Chaos Theory at the age of 12, James, Will, and Nico have always dreamed of building a games together.

The vision has always been to create games that make the world a better place, and their 12 year old selves are thrilled to still be making it happen.

A Story of Success

Over the past 9 years, Chaos Theory has grown into a studio full of dreamers who strive for the very best. Our games have won awards in VFX and environmental conservation.

Our passion and commitment to quality has positioned us at the heart of the games for change movement in Australia.
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Chaos Theory's awards badge for winning Best Serious Game in 2019 at the Australian Game Developers Awards (AGDAs)
Chaos Theory's awards badge for their nomination for Best Serious Game in 2020 at the Australian Game Developers Awards (AGDAs)
Chaos Theory's awards badge for making Clutch.co's list of Top 100 B2B Companies in 2020
Chaos Theory's awards badge for their Finalist nomination at the Game Connection America Indie Development Awards Finalist 2020
Chaos Theory's awards badge for winning Silver in the VR Experience category at the Australian Effects and Animation Festival 2019 (AEAF)

We are

Our People

Built on a love for the craft, our talented team of digital creatives bring their passion for games to every project. Based in Sydney, Australia, our office is always open to those interested in how games can help shape the world.
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James Lockrey

Managing Director

James is an interactivity specialist, and he oversees and organises Chaos Theory's daily operations. You can expect to see his signature at the bottom of all of your emails.

James has a broad range of technical experience, from web and graphic design to game and app development. His role bridges the gap between Chaos Theory's clients and highly-skilled development team to deliver amazing projects and apply the best people effectively.

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Will Bagley

Technical Director

Will is an innovator that feels comfortable solving any technical problem. He makes sure that one extra feature request won’t be a problem.

Will is passionate about the evolution of interactive technology, and channels that passion into the creation of cutting-edge and award-winning VR / AR / mobile experiences for Chaos Theory's clients.

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Nico King

Executive Creative Director

Nico’s catchphrase is “wouldn’t it be cool if…”, because he’s always armed with another great idea to make every project special.

Nico takes charge of the creative vision and direction at Chaos Theory, and has spent his entire professional life creating games and interactive experiences. He becomes fixated by client's problems and the challenge to create something compelling, regardless of the medium.

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Jessy Robinson

Software Developer

Jessy is a software development generalist who’s responsible for building the majority of your project. She takes designs, art assets and JIRA tickets, and turns them into fantastically functional products.

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Ryan Penning

Producer

Ryan has a strong foundation in game design and an integral part of the game development community. Ryan’s is often the reason your game has that cool little quirk that would normally be out of scope, but he found a way to fit it in.

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Jennyfer Ong

Lead Artist

Jen is the creative mind behind all our most stunning games. Her experience with concept development and art production are what put her in charge of our most challenging projects.

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Gabriella Wilson

Junior Developer

Gabriella is an up-and-coming developer at Chaos Theory and is the most polite person you will ever meet. Her love for animals and strong community spirit have enhanced Chaos Theory's games and charitable efforts alike!

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Clarisse Tamayao

Marketing Specialist

Clarisse's silver tongue and eagle eye have helped shape the Chaos Theory brand and identity. She will be the one replying to your comments on our next social media post.

This is our

Vision

To improve quality of life and inspire a more sustainable future through the magic of play.

These are our

Values

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Agency

Own your work.
Make impactful decisions.

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Candour

Speak openly and honestly.
Give respect when others do so.

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Growth

Always develop your skills and knowledge.

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Impact

Focus on being effective rather than working hard.

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Innovation

Challenge assumptions and suggest a better approach.

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Passion

Be tenacious and optimistic.
Care for every endeavour.

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Quality

Commit to quality from day one. Do the best with your resources.

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Sustainability

Respect your team.
Be conscious of the environment.

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Enjoy The Chaos

Enjoy the work you do and embrace the chaos!

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