Former Naughty Dog art director Nate Wells has joined Crystal Dynamics in the same role, tweeting the news to the world this morning.
We’re thrilled to welcome Nate Wells @PrettyLarceny to the CrystalD family as our newest Art Director/Tree Aficionado!— Crystal Dynamics (@CrystalDynamics) December 1, 2014
Wells spent 13 years at Irrational Games but in August 2012 joined Naughty Dog. There he worked on post-apocalyptic award-winner The Last Of Us, before leaving in April this year to join Unfinished Swan studio Giant Sparrow.
We've contacted Crystal Dynamics for more on its new hire, but it's a safe bet that he'll be lending his expertise to the studio's Tomb Raider franchise.