Professional Contributors to Hero Factory

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The LEGO Hero Factory design team in January 2012. Clockwise from upper left: Matt Betteker, Jeffrey Alan Davies, Brian Nielsen, Simon Lucas, Christoph Röttjer, Esben Fløe, Jes Vestergaard, Karsten Juel Bunch, Cerim Manovi, Andre Sang-Tae Stenbryggen

LEGO hires many individuals to contribute to all aspects of the Hero Factory line. This lists those individuals who do not have their own article.

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Matt Betteker

Matt Betteker is a junior concept designer for LEGO Hero Factory. He began his work at The LEGO Group in January 2011. He appeared in a video on the Hero Factory website demonstrating the mid-2011 range of sets.

Karsten Bunch

Karsten Juel Bunch is a LEGO designer and the creative lead of the LEGO City theme. He also worked as a creative director for constraction themes including LEGO Hero Factory and LEGO Super Heroes.

Carlos D'Anda

Carlos D'Anda, the former artist for the BIONICLE comics from 2001-2003, has recently drawn the covers for the Hero Factory comics.

Jeffrey Davies

Jeffrey Alan Davies is a LEGO Hero Factory set designer, previously a BIONICLE set designer.

Christian Faber

Christian Faber is an art director for the advertising agency Advance in Copenhagen, Denmark, who works with LEGO on the Hero Factory theme. He helped write the Hero Factory story bible and is listed as a conceptual art director in the credits of Hero Factory: Rise of the Rookies.

David Carr

David Carr is a former employee of the advertising agency Advance and a former member of the Hero Factory story team. He worked on writing, concept development, product development, and brand and campaign management for the theme's 2010 and 2011 story years and wrote the episode outline for "Ordeal of Fire". Additionally, he wrote the Hero Factory FM podcast and was the voice talent for Professor Nathaniel Zib in Hero Factory FM, the HeroPad Challenge Animations, the Hero Recon Team Promo Animation, and Explaining the Character and Creature Building System.

Esben Fløe

Esben Fløe is a professional graphic designer and Hero Factory set designer who designed set 2283 Witch Doctor. He was previously the designer of several BIONICLE sets.

Asger Johansen

Asger Johansen is a concept developer and creative writer for the ad agency Advance. He has done concept work for a number of LEGO play themes and promotions, including BIONICLE and Hero Factory. He wrote the Hero Factory story bible together with Christian Faber and Mads Peitersen.

Shari Last

Shari Last is a freelance writer who wrote the LEGO Hero Factory young readers books Heroes in Action and Meet the Heroes.

Paul Lee

Paul Lee is an illustrator for comics in LEGO Club Magazine and on the LEGO website, including Jungle Of Danger! and various comics for other LEGO themes.

Simon Lucas

Simon Lucas is a senior designer for LEGO Hero Factory. He appeared in a video on the Hero Factory website describing and showing the Hero Factory sets of mid-2011.

Cerim Manovi

Cerim Manovi is a senior designer for LEGO Hero Factory and one of the inventors of the new building system introduced in early 2011. He appeared in the three-part video series Explaining the Character and Creature Building System.

Brian Nielsen

Brian Nielsen is a Hero Factory designer. His work for the LEGO Group began with a five-month work placement in 2008, and he was hired as a designer for the company in January 2011. His first three Hero Factory designs to hit store shelves were 6202 Rocka, 6293 Furno, and 6222 Core Hunter.

Erland Nielsen

Erland Refling Nielsen is a parts designer for LEGO, often working in the action figure department, including designing parts for BIONICLE and Hero Factory. One of his designs is the helmet for William Furno's 3.0 form. In online communities, he is known as Front.

Jesse Peyronel

Jesse Peyronel is a television and film writer who currently writes the story for the Hero Factory television episodes. He started writing the Hero Factory television episodes in mid 2011 when Savage Planet: Part 1 was in development. He has since continued to write the episodes throughout 2011 and into 2012. Peyronel also wrote the story for Comic 7: Savage Planet 2.

Mads Peitersen

Mads Peitersen is a concept artist who developed the Hero Factory story bible together with Christian Faber and Asger Johansen.

Christoffer Raundahl

Now a set designer for Hero Factory, Christoffer Raundahl has been with LEGO designing BIONICLE figures for nearly a decade. He was one of three designers interviewed in the three-part video series Explaining the Character and Creature Building System.

Christoph Röttjer

Christoph Röttjer is a Hero Factory set designer who contributed to the new building system introduced in early 2011. He appeared in the three-part video series Explaining the Character and Creature Building System, demonstrating the advantages of these models. He was also creative lead for the seven LEGO Legends of Chima constraction sets scheduled for release in 2014, based on the same building system.

Andre Stenbryggen

Andre Sang-Tae Stenbryggen is a set designer on the LEGO Hero Factory design team. LEGO themes he worked on previously include BIONICLE and Rock Raiders.

Jes Vestergaard

Jes Vestergaard is a Hero Factory set designer and former BIONICLE set designer. He helped create the first wave of Hero Factory sets. For their powers, he and the other designers drew inspiration from LEGO and BIONICLE fan sites. 7164 Preston Stormer is one of Vestergaard's favorite Hero sets.

Sean Wang

Sean Wang is an artist who has illustrated various content for LEGO Club Jr. magazine, including Stuck On A Problem!

Simon John Wilson

Simon John Wilson is a senior designer for LEGO Hero Factory. He appeared in a video on the Hero Factory website showcasing the building potential of the mid-2011 range of sets.

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