Joris de Man

Joris Maarten de Man, known as Joris de Man, (born 30 June 1972) is a Dutch composer and sound designer, well known for his work on the video games Killzone and Horizon Zero Dawn.[1][2]

Joris de Man
Joris de Man at Game Music Connect in 2013
Joris Maarten de Man

(1972-06-30) 30 June 1972 (age 49)

His first work involving video games was chip music written for Atari computers under the moniker "Scavenger."[3] He was also employed as a freelance composer writing for CD-i games in The Netherlands from 1991-92.[4] He spent three years working in London for the Bitmap Brothers on sound design and music composition. In 1999, he returned to the Netherlands and found work with Guerrilla Games.[5]

He has also written music for various film and television projects.[6] He also led the composition of the soundtrack for Horizon Zero Dawn, along with The Flight and Niels van der Leest.[7] De Man has composed a new soundtrack for the Vainglory new 5v5 game mode. De Man is set to compose the score alongside The Flight, Niels van der Leest and Oleksa Lozowchuk in the upcoming game Horizon Forbidden West.[8]