Tim Longo departs 343 IndustriesExecutive producer Mary Olson takes over as creative lead on Halo InfiniteRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterFriday 16th August 2019Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this article343 IndustriesMicrosoft343 Industries creative director Tim Longo has departed the company, around one year before the launch of the studio’s current major project, Halo Infinite.Kotaku reports that Longo was moved to a new role a few weeks ago before he left entirely this week. Longo had been with 343 Industries as a creative director since May of 2013, having previously worked on Halo 5: Guardians. Prior to that, he held director roles at Crystal Dynamics and LucasArts.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games Executive producer Mary Olson will be heading up Halo Infinite’s Campaign team as lead prducer, while studio head Chris Lee will remain in overall creative control of the project, according to a statement from Microsoft.”We have a word-class team building Halo Infinite and the overwhelming positive response by fans has us energized, more than ever, to create the best Halo game to date, alongside Project Scarlett in holiday 2020,” concludes the statement. “These changes have no impact to the release date for Halo Infinite.”If you have jobs news to share or a new hire you want to shout about, please contact us on [email protected] employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesApple questions credibility of Xbox testimonyiPhone maker asserts that Microsoft did not produce evidence to back Lori Wright’s claims of unprofitable consolesBy James Batchelor 2 days agoEpic pushed for subscription-free multiplayer on Xbox ahead of Apple battleCEO Tim Sweeney told Xbox boss Phil Spencer that “certain plans for August” would create an “extraordinary opportunity”By James Batchelor 7 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.