Margaret Pickering

Margaret Pickering

Co-Founder and COO


Margaret followed up graphic design training with 14 years in the web industry, in design, development and client management. She has co-founded three start-ups:

– Oryx Technologies – a web design company;
– Stickmen Media – A video game development company; and
– MTech Games.

Margaret has strong organizational and project management skills. She established the production team at Desolate Spectre Studios and project managed the production and release of their first game Zombeeze, and later Zombeeze VR. She is project managing the pitch, music and teaser trailers for a very large 3D game ‘The Toymaker’.

She was the studio producer for Stickmen Studios until its sale to Cerebral Fix in 2013. She then co-founded Stickmen Media with Brooklyn Waters making the studio’s animation skills available as a service to small to medium sized enterprises.

Margaret’s team leadership has allowed her to establish an impressive development team, nominated for two awards in 2015.

In her spare time Margaret is a coach and mentor in several high performance areas including musicianship and competitive dressage. She leads a rock band and writes songs.