Brian “ske7ch” Jarrard
Brian “ske7ch” Jarrard got his first taste of Halo with a pre-release build on the original Xbox and was instantly hooked, parlaying a love for the game and universe into what’s now been a 15+ year career within the franchise. Initially hired as Bungie’s Community Manager back in 2003, ske7ch has had the privilege of working on Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo: Reach while nurturing and supporting a growing global player community. Ske7ch returned to the Halo franchise and joined the team at 343 Industries in 2016 and has been actively involved in Halo 5 sustain, Halo Wars 2, Halo: The Master Chief Collection update and release on PC, and most recently, Halo Infinite. Through the years and so many incredible game experiences one thing remains constant – an unwavering dedication to the Halo community. Jarrard and team work to advocate for the wishes and needs of Halo players, grow and foster an inclusive and positive global community, provide a safe and positive in-game experience, and celebrate the hard work of colleagues across the studio. When he’s not working on or playing Halo, ske7ch enjoys videogames of all types on all platforms, traveling, eating pizza, spending time with family, the outdoors, and yes, eating more pizza.