Tim Willits Announces Departure from id Software

Tim Willits, Studio Director at id Software, has announced his resignation from the company after working there for the past 24 years. Willits was responsible for level design on major id franchises such as DOOM and Quake. More recently, Willits served as the studio's director, overseeing the company's major projects.

Tim Willits Announces Departure from id Software

Longtime id Software employee Tim Willits has announced that he will be leaving the company. The studio director posted on Twitter earlier today publicizing his resignation; the tweet can be seen below:

Willits joined id Software in 1995 as a result of creating custom levels for DOOM that were uploaded over the internet. His expertise in level design was continued with titles such as Strife, Quake, Quake II, Quake III Arena, and Doom 3. Willits was eventually promoted to studio director, overseeing major franchises like Rage and DOOM. His long list of work makes him one of the most notable game designers in the video game industry.

As for the current work at id Software, Willits has ensured fans that development is in “good hands” and “will not affect any planned releases”. DOOM Eternal, the latest entry in the first-person shooter franchise, is scheduled to release on November 22, 2019.

Willits has stated that he will announce his future plans after the conclusion of QuakeCon, which wraps up on July 28.

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