Jacob Minkoff is Design Director at Infinity Ward in Los Angeles, California, USA.
He graduated with a BFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York where he trained in film and visual effects.
Jacob was one of the three founding members of Blue Omega Entertainment and worked there as Lead Designer on the multiplatform Unreal Engine game Damnation for 5 years until the company’s dissolution in 2009. Following his departure from Blue Omega, Jacob joined Naughty Dog where he designed and developed the acclaimed Train and Convoy levels (among others) for the hit game Uncharted 2: Among Thieves. He was the Lead Designer on the critically acclaimed games Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, The Last of Us, and The Last of Us: Left Behind.
In June 2014, he joined Infinity Ward, creators of the blockbuster Call of Duty franchise, as Design Director.