November 3, 2022 3 min read


Jagdhar Joins Wizard Games as Director of Game Studio

Wizard Games, an iGaming developer that pairs time-tested recipes with innovative ideas, has added the knowledgeable Simon Jagdhar to its team. As a member of the NeoGames-owned studio, the new appointee will help the company meet its ambitious growth objectives.

Jagdhar Has Experience in Game Development

Jagdhar will serve as Wizard Games’ director of game studio – a position he is well-suited for, considering his prior experiences at other iGaming companies. Before joining Wizard Games, the new hire served as the head of game design at Pragmatic Play. Previously, he had an almost ten-year-long tenure at NetEnt, where he most recently served as senior game product owner of slots.

Thanks to his experience with the iGaming sector, Jagdhar will be able to quickly adapt to Wizard Games. He will leverage his knowledge of game development to help the studio on its quest to roll out games that are both innovative and engaging.

As a director of game studio at the company, Jagdhar will be responsible for overseeing the entire production process. His task will be to make sure that the company’s products are tailored to the needs of contemporary gaming audiences. In addition, he will work hard to develop, enhance and scale up the company’s game production pipeline. Last but not the least, the new director will make ensure that Wizard Games’ titles are of sufficient quality to continue cementing the company as an industry leader.

Wizard Games has big plans to scale its existing business. The company currently operates in over 20 markets across Europe, the United States, Canada and LATAM.

The New Hire Is Excited to Start

Joey Hurtado, Wizard Games’ managing director, welcomed Jagdhar to the team. He said that the entire studio’s team Is happy to have the new hire on board and is looking forward to seeing him at work.

With his know-how of the industry, he [Jagdhar] will play an instrumental part in further expanding our portfolio of titles that slot fans love to play.

Joey Hurtado, MD, Wizard Games

Hurtado added that Wizard Games has big hopes for the future and that the new appointment highlights the company’s efforts to become a top supplier.

Jagdhar spoke about his new position, praising Wizard Games for its rapid growth in popularity. He noted that the studio became a leading force in iGaming in no time, which is why he is thrilled to join the company and support its expansion.

I look forward to working with the team to further bolster our position and evolve our product offering with innovative and unique titles.

Simon Jagdhar, director of game studio, Wizard Games

In September, Wizard Games released Towers of Olympus, a Greek mythology-inspired slot.


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