After doing academical research and teaching for the french government in AI and finance, Julien chose to fulfill his long time passion for video games. He joined Ankama in 2006 as a research engineer and quickly became a technical director on the Wakfu MMORPG. In 2012, he moved to Montreal and opened Ankama Studio Canada, which he managed for 3 years, alongside his job of technical director on the Abraca party game (Steam/PS4/X1). He also served as a technical consultant on other projects like Krosmaga and Dofus MMORPG.
In 2016, he founded Warp Dome to share his expertise with other game studios while working on his own games.
Julien Derveeuw holds a PhD in Computer Science from Lille 1 University.