Geoff Blair

Full Stack Game & Web Developer

Colorado Springs, CO

With over two decades of experience developing full-stack, web-based games & applications, Geoff is a natural leader and committed to creating clean, extensible code. He is an expert in web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and Node.js.




Lead Game Developer, 2016 - Present

Lead development of the Plato game platform, including back-end game servers, game libraries, and individual games.

Lost Decade Games

Co-founder, 2012 - Present

Pioneer of HTML5/JavaScript game tech. Designed and developed multiple games ranging from cross-platform mobile web games to full-fledged desktop games on Steam, most notably A Wizard's Lizard and A Wizard's Lizard: Soul Thief.

Developed a feature-rich, 2D game engine from scratch using JavaScript and HTML5 Canvas.

Handled business related tasks including marketing, sales, and business development.

Game Closure

Senior Game Developer, 2011 - 2012

Designed and developed cross-platform mobile games using custom tools based in HTML5/JavaScript. Rapidly prototyped game concepts, tested in various markets, and improved games based upon user data.


Senior Front End Engineer, 2010-2011

Developed a custom front end framework using PHP and JavaScript which improved site performance drastically. Responsible for technology decisions and deployment.

Yahoo! Games

Senior Front End Engineer, 2007-2010

Front end team lead for multiple games sites which served millions of users per day. Designed and developed modern front end framework to unify disparate sites.

FarHeap Solutions

Senior Software Engineer, 2006-2007

Developed custom browser-based warehouse order fulfillment service which included tracking packages using handheld devices. Led development of cross-platform web-based UI.

Data Strategies

Senior Software Engineer, 2000-2006

Designed and developed major features in company's medical billing product including: Transaction ledger for tracking charges, payments, and refunds; reporting; general user interface.

Reverse engineered competing product data formats and converted data into company's system allowing sales to provide an easy transition path to new customers.