Gary Winnick (game developer)

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Gary Winnick
Nationality American
Occupation Game designer, artist, animator

Gary Winnick is an American computer game designer, writer, artist, and animator. He is most well known for being the co-designer of Maniac Mansion, alongside Ron Gilbert.[1]


Gary Winnick began his career at LucasArts as the only artist and animator at the then-newly formed Lucasfilm Games Division in 1984.[2] He worked as an artist and animator on the early games by Lucasfilm Games, before he became co-designer of the 1987 adventure game, Maniac Mansion.[3] He continued working on art and animation at LucasArts, and became the art department supervisor on Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure in 1989. In 1992, he was the designer, artist, and animator on Defenders of Dynatron City.[4] Before leaving LucasArts in 1993, he contributed dialog and story to the sequel to Maniac Mansion, Day of the Tentacle.

After LucasArts, he joined Spectrum Holobyte as an art director.



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