About

Whitepot Studios is a kick-ass game development, software, and creative media studio – made up of experienced creative and digital experts in Belfast.

Founded in 2016, Whitepot Studios has been making Belfast proud – be it through creating games for our own IP portfolio, or through bespoke client work offering game development, software development, and creative media services.

We are proud to be housed within Northern Ireland’s first creative industry specific co-working space, The Pixel Mill. Above all, we are surrounded by and work with a wide range of lovely, talented people.


Working With You

Do you need developers for a project, or an extra pair of hands?
You can check out our services page to see how we can help.


Core Team

Adam Whiteside

Design & Development

Co-Founder
Adam is our lead game designer. He has previous start-up experience, including taking part in Invest NI’s Propel Programme and winning the Ireland Funds Business Plan Competition. Adam also led the team to win Northern Ireland Game Of The Year 2017 with our debut release, Tubocity.

Vicky Potts

Business, Production, Dev

Co-Founder
Vicky, like Adam, also has previous start-up experience. Although she is now leading business development and production, she is from a software engineering and Computer Science background. In 2018, she was named MCV Women In Games Rising Star of The Year and is ILM Management & Leadership Certified.

Matt McDyre

Art & Animation

Matt is our incredibly talented artist and animator, and has previously worked on TIGA Award winning titles. In addition to this, he has received Royal Television Society accolades for his work on animation shorts, and showcased his animation work at events such as the Dingle International Animation Festival.


Awards And Accolades

Winner

  • MCV Women In Games Awards: Rising Star 2018 
  • Royal Television Society NI Awards: Animation Short 2018 
  • NI Game Awards: Game Of The Year 2017 (Tubocity) 
  • Global Game Jam Belfast: Selected Highlight 2017

Finalist

  • NI Game Awards: Rising Star 2017, Community Award 2017, Studio Of The Year 2017 & 2018, and Most Anticipated 2019 (Murder At Malone Manor)
  • PGC GamesCom & PGC London: Big Indie PC Pitch

Participant

  • NI Screen: Assembler Programme 2017/2018
  • NI Screen Assembler Showcase: BAFTA HQ London 2018

Testimonials

Don’t just take our word for it! You can check out the testimonials on our services page.


Community Discord

The Whitepot Studios Community Discord Server has an awesome moderator team of talented and enthusiastic individuals. This team has helped us tremendously in ensuring our server is a friendly, active, and welcoming place. Not only that, but they have also been busy sorting fun and fiddly behind-the-scenes things, like setting up bots and webhooks.

Sketch

Caolan

DirectiveDev

HulkaMatt

Our Discord Server

Our verified Discord server has over 400 members and counting! With daily themes like #MusicMonday and #ShowcaseSaturday, you’ll fit right in to our welcoming community.

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