Karim Ettouni, co-founder and art director of Media Molecule, will leave the team in early 2023.

Media Molecule has announced the departure of co-founder and art director Karim Ettouni. The creators of LittleBigPlanet, Tearaway and Dreams have announced that he will leave the team in early 2023.

On January 17th, Media Molecule will host the last community broadcast featuring Etuni.

Euthony co-founded Media Molecule in 2006 along with creative director Mark Healy and technical directors Alex Evans and Dave Smith, who had previously worked together at Lionhead.

Evans left Media Molecule in 2020 shortly after the release of Dreams to take a break from game development and pursue new opportunities.