Todd Howard is an American video game designer, producer, and director best known for his work with Bethesda Game Studios.
Howard started his career at Bethesda Softworks in 1994. Aside from two of the earliest games he worked on, Howard’s career revolves around two franchises: Fallout and The Elder Scrolls. Since 1996 title The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall, he was involved in every mainline entry in the series. He directed 2011 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim which became the best-selling game in the franchise and one of the best-received RPGs of its generation. Other games he directed include are Fallout 3, Fallout 4 and Fallout 76.
In popular culture
Aside from game development, Todd Howard is known for his frequent interviews where he describes upcoming and already released games or talks about the industry and his own experience in it. Being one of the main speakers of Bethesda, he became associated with the company itself and an object of both praise and criticism for the games he represented.