Daniel Menard is an Associate Designer at Raven Software. He started his game career at Raven in 2010 as a QA Tester. He began working as a designer during the summer of 2011 as a Design Intern, which lead to his position as an Associate Designer in February 2012. Prior to joining Raven, he graduated from Clark University with a bachelors in English and Computer Science.
His inspiration for game design comes from games like Chrono Trigger, Skies of Arcadia, Older Final Fantasy games (like Tactics), the Starcraft series, the Uncharted series, and the Mass Effect series. Besides his interest in games, he reads American Literature and Science Fiction, writes stories, and experiments with cooking his food.