Former Maxis senior producer Caryl Shaw has joined Callaway Digital Arts, which specializes in publishing interactive book apps based on children's licenses for tablets and mobile.
Founded in 2010 and based in New York City, Callaway Digital Arts has released a number of interactive children's books attached to licenses such as Sesame Street, Thomas and Friends, and Angelina Ballerina.
Shaw previously spent more than seven years at Electronic Arts' Maxis subsidiary working on games like Spore, The Sims,
and The Sims 2
. Most recently, she was an executive producer at mobile developer and DeNA subsidiary Ngmoco.
At Callaway Digital Arts' San Francisco office, she will work as executive producer, overseeing conceptual, design, and live update efforts for its children's and lifestyle apps.