About

Bfoot Studios was founded in 1989. We develop fun and intelligent interactive content with a simple goal in mind: Entertain, enlighten, and engage. For almost twenty years we’ve employed this philosophy to provide creative services, strategies and digital solutions for companies across many industries. Our award-winning interactive content and games have solved a wide range of marketing challenges for our clients over the years, and we hope we’ve delighted and captivated our audiences along the way.

We offer these services:

    • Game Design & Development
    • Web Development
    • Website Management
    • Project Management
    • WordPress Development
    • Flash Development
    • User Experience Design
    • Information Architecture
    • Video Editing
    • Motion Graphics
    • Infographics
    • Illustration

About the Founder

John Lione has 20 years experience in all phases of interactive content development from strategic conceptualization to creative direction to execution. He carries a unique balance of creative expertise, technological skills, and marketing experience resulting in numerous award-winning online games and interactive campaigns. Through his career, John has gained indispensable experience working for advertising agencies, design studios and a digital marketing firm. He is equally comfortable in the roles of team manager, creative consultant, collaborator, and hands-on developer.

Whether creating a multi-platform marketing campaign, an artificial intelligence system for Texas Hold’em bots, or complex board game mechanics, John applies a unique combination of creative and technical skills to each project. He gets a thrill out of innovation and loves the challenge of each new job.

Associates

Bfoot Studios is a consolidation of many talented folks. The following is a list our partners and collaborators who have been integral, if not invaluable, members of the our virtual team. These amazing colleagues have helped us become who we are.

Daykamp Creative

Nicole Anguish

Pod Design

Steve Curran

Lizzie Curran

Frank Ladd

Debbie Fries

Steve Washington

Ambient Design

A.K. Stratton

Kim Stratton

e-tractions

Paul Griffin

Debbie Troxel

Dennis Francis

Andrew Wagner

Andy Schatz

Awards

2014 Hatch Award
BRONZE Winner, Innovation Award: “Simpsons Superheroes”
Clients: Connelly Partners, Burger King
Role: Concept Development, Game Design, Game Development

2010 Hatch Award
SILVER Award, Non-Traditional Media: “The First 48 Investigation Game”
Clients: Pod Digital Design, A&E Television
Role: Concept Development, Game Design, Graphic Design, Game Development

2009 Hatch Award
GOLD Winner, Best Integrated Campaign: “Expedition Africa”
Clients: Pod Digital Design, The History Channel
Role: Concept Development, Game Design, Graphic Design, Game Development

2009 Communication Arts
Site Of the Week: “Expedition Africa”
Clients: Pod Digital Design, The History Channel
Role: Concept Development, Game Design, Graphic Design, Flash Development

2009 MITX Award
Best Entertainment Site: “Expedition Africa”
Best Engagement: “Expedition Africa”
Clients: Pod Digital Design, The History Channel
Role: Concept Development, Game Design, Graphic Design, Flash Development

2007 Internet Advertising Competition
Best Pharmaceuticals Interactive Application: “Sheep Catapult”
Client: Sepracor
Role: Concept Development, Creative Direction

2005 Horizon Interactive Award
Consumer Information Website: “Fact or Fiction”
Client: Sepracor
Role: Concept Development, Creative Direction, Flash Development

2004 MITX Award
Best Non-profit and Best Concept: “Oreo Campaign”
Client: TrueMajority
Role: Concept Development, Creative Direction, Flash Development

2003 Internet Advertising Competition
Best Computer Software Integrated Advertising Campaign: “Product First Microsite”
Client: PTC
Role: Graphic Design, Flash Development

2002 MIMC Award for Technology Marketing
Best Technology Product Campaign: “Shell Aviation Game”
Client: Shell Aviation
Role: Concept Development, Flash Development