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Hello! I'm Deepanjali Sarna.

I go by the pronouns she/her

Gamer-turned-game designer, I wield pixels and magic, crafting worlds inspired by experiences and fueled by cat cuddles. A storytelling bookworm with an art-loving heart, I explore the uncharted realms of food, culture, and adventure. From joystick to designing thrilling quests of creativity.

Reach out to me:

Associate Game Designer at Zynga. (Games: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Slots and Black Diamond Casino)

Studio Lead - zPride, Zynga's LGBTQ2SIA+ ERG. Community Manager at Women in Games India (WIGIN).

Ambassador at Women in Games. Site Organiser, Global Game Jam Bangalore.

​I have been a part of the Theme Committee for Global Game Jam for 2 consecutive years - 2023 and 2024. Been a part of the Game'n'Train Mixer Program 2021 organized by Goethe Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan and Stiftung Digitale Spiele Kultur.

Worked at a service-based startup called WhiteBud Studios on their Technical Art services and their In-House Products.
Interned at GSN Games (Now Scopely) on their blockbuster title "Bingo Bash" as a Technical Artist.

Been a speaker at the Unite India Student Ambassador Summit for 2 consecutive years - 2018 and 2019, Girlscript India Summit 2020, Techign Summit 2021, and Outscal Design talk. Also been a speaker and critic at West Virginia University for Interactive Media students. Panelist at Hyper Games Conference and India Game Developer Conference 2022. Mentor for GirlsGame2 2023 conducted by Zynga and to help young school girls build their first game concept.

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