Heather Stancliffe
Heather Stancliffe With Droid

Heather standing next to a Dalek from Doctor Who

Occupation Founder, Programmer
First Game Four Play
Last Game Tiny Castle
Joined 2004
Left 2010

Heather Stancliffe is one of the two founders of Nitrome. Stancliffe left Nitrome in 2010 to pursue a different career.[1]


Heather Stancliffe founded Nitrome along with Mat Annal. She worked at Nitrome for 6 years, from 2004 to 2010. She then started up the site Lyngo Games, where she intended to make games as her job. However, for unknown reasons, Lyngo Games was supposedly abandoned for two years. It was in 2012 that Stancliffe made Lyngo Game' second game: Gnome Invasion.

Work at Nitrome

During her work at Nitrome, she posted posts in the News and Fans category of the Nitrome Blog.


Stancliffe appears as a passenger in the game Skywire 2.



  1. Linkedin profile - Current: Freelance Game Developer at Lyngo Games