Behind the Scenes at Buzztime with: Kevin Lyon
At Buzztime, we have a wide array of interesting, fun and passionate employees that all play a significant role in perfecting our product and keeping our customers happy! We’d love to give you the chance to take a peak behind the scenes at who exactly these amazing people are.
Kevin Lyon is the Lead Artist here at Buzztime, which ultimately means that he is in charge of all of the graphics that you see on our network. He started out at Buzztime 14 years ago as an intern and has obviously been a great asset to the company as he has moved up in the ranks. While Kevin enjoys guiding the visual language of Buzztime, his favorite part of his job is being amazed by the talent and work that the other artists do. Together, the art department works well to attract the eyes of potential customers by using fun and exciting graphics. However, when Kevin takes a break from “lovingly hovering over the artists telling them to move that graphic over one pixel to the left,” he can be found traveling the world in search of delicious food.
What is your favorite Buzztime game to play?
“I have several like Badge Hunter and Playback, but some of my all-time favorites are no longer on air.”
What do you think makes for a great atmosphere at a bar & restaurant?
“I like a place that has a good casual vibe. Very welcoming, and there’s no pressure to turn over tables.”
What attracted you to the hospitality industry?
“I wanted to make games. I love brainstorming about game ideas and getting a chance to create something completely new, that I would play, is a nice challenge.”
What is your favorite go-to drink?
What celebrity, living or dead, would you most like to have a drink with?
“Sharing a pint with Mark Twain at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese in London would be a great evening indeed.”
If you had a bar, what would you name it?
“The Last Stand.”
If you had a super power, what would it be?
“Teleportation so I could bypass all the hassles of airports and long flights.”
What’s one cool thing about Buzztime you wish people knew?
“How cool the people who work here are. We may still be working to improve our business, but at least we have some nice people to work with while we figure it out!”
If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 things would you want with you?
“A snorkel, sun block and a smoothie stand!”
Tune in each week to catch the next behind the scenes segment of our Buzztime team.