Company: Bloom Digital
CEO: Miriam Verburg
A boutique game company that creates narrative driven games featuring authentic characters in the midst of pivotal moments and life-changing stories.Our latest independent release is LongStory Game is a dating sim/role-play game focused on helping players build healthy relationships through immersive and inventive choice-driven storytelling.
Miriam is a seasoned game designer and interactive producer with over 10 years experience in Montreal and Toronto working with non-profits, cultural organizations and broadcasters. Her work in the non-profit sector, particularly that with young people and communities with specialized needs, has given her a nuanced understanding of the realities of user experience and design for healthy outcomes.She has led hands-on workshops in a variety of technology areas, and her practical, stepped approach to teaching complex subject matters helps students achieve goals and master new skills with confidence.She is a member of the women’s gaming collective DMG-TO, Interactive Ontario, and a faculty member at Centennial College in the Interactive Digital Media and Children’s Entertainment post-graduate programs.