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Almudena Soria Sancho

Lead Animator - Naughty Dog

Lead Animator Almudena Soria has worked on several of Naughty Dog’s critically acclaimed titles, including The Last of Us, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, and, most recently, 2020’s The Last of Us Part II.

Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, Almudena graduated with a 5-year degree in Sports Science from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Soon, she realized, that her passion was video games. Although her parents were hesitant, she decided to take a job at an educative video game company. Thereafter, she relocated to the UK to pursue a specialized career in animation, working on games like Enslaved: Odyssey to the World and Devil May Cry (DMC).

As a game developer, one of her main objectives is to tell stories and craft characters through gameplay and interactive animation by combining her artistic and technical knowledge.