Dinga Bakaba

Arkane Lyon

Currently Director of Arkane Lyon, one of the most vibrant and innovative game development studios in the world, Dinga Bakaba started his career more than 15 years ago as a QA specialist before turning to game design. Upon joining Arkane in 2012, he started working in the acclaimed Dishonored as a game designer and associate producer, only to rise through the ranks and become a lead designer in the follow-up game Dishonored 2. The Dishonored series has been universally acclaimed as one of the best franchises of the last decade, with more than 8 million copies sold and a Metacritic score of 91% and 88% respectively. He was a game director and co-creative director of Deathloop (more than 5 million copies sold and a Metacritic score of 88%) before finally becoming Studio Director in 2021.