OurTeam_page

Mattia Romeo

Partner & Game Designer

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Mattia Romeo is a game designer and programmer based in New York City. Prior to founding Gigantic Mechanic with Greg Trefry, Mattia was a Senior Game Designer at Gamelab. As well as more traditional forms of games, Mattia also designs and develops big games – large-scale games played in real-world spaces – and worked on some of the seminal examples of the genre, including Pac-Manhattan and Conqwest. Prior to entering the game industry Mattia was a film editor and worked on a variety of independent films including HamletThe Kid Stays in The Picture, and Sundance winners Secretary and Personal Velocity.


Gregory Trefry

Partner & Game Designer

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Greg Trefry has designed everything from 100-person live-action simulations for museums to documentary video games to giant dodgeball battles. He co-founded the game studio Gigantic Mechanic to explore new ways to bring fun and engaging experiences to the world around us through real-world, physical and social play. He serves as director of Come Out & Play, an annual festival of street games in New York City. Greg teaches at New York University and recently wrote the book, Casual Game Design: Designing Play for the Gamer in All of Us.