The Witcher 3 director leaves CD Projekt Purple after office bullying investigation
Konrad Tomaszkiewicz, who served as director of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and as second director and head of manufacturing on Cyberpunk 2077, has left CD Projekt Purple. Bloomberg stories that Tomaszkiewicz was the topic of a prolonged inside investigation primarily based on accusations of bullying. Whereas a fee fashioned for the investigation discovered him not responsible, Tomaszkiewicz nonetheless selected to resign from his job.
Tomaszkiewicz wrote in an e-mail to CD Projekt Purple’s employees that regardless of being cleared, “lots of people are feeling concern, stress, or discomfort when working with me.” He left with an apology “for all of the unhealthy blood” he triggered, and mentioned he deliberate to work to vary his conduct.
The Witcher 3 director was a long-time CD Projekt Purple worker, with credit stretching again to story design on 2007’s The Witcher, the studio’s first sport. He served as lead quest designer on The Witcher 2 earlier than taking up the director function for The Witcher 3 and its expansions Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine. On Cyberpunk 2077, he first held the title of design director, earlier than finally transferring into the place of vp of sport growth at CD Projekt Purple.
Tomaszkiewicz’s resignation comes a month after Cyberpunk 2077’s lead gameplay designer Andrzej Zawadzki left the corporate.