4J Studios, is a well known company based in Scotland that develops video games. Founded in the year 2005, this company has its headquarters in Dundee and East Linton. Having worked with some of the major video game publishers in the world like Mojang, ZeniMax Media and Microsoft Studios, 4J is a name to reckon with in the global video game arena. Most of the employees in 4J Studios were earlier part of VIS Entertainment, which is now defunct.
4J Studios was founded by Paddy Burns and Chris Van Der Kuyl in 2005. Chris was the owner of the company VIS Entertainment, which was involved in producing some of the best applications and software for the computer industry. With his expertise and technical knowledge, he took the organization to new heights. Burns, after completing his degree in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh worked as a software developer for some time. Later he joined VIS Entertainment and played a vital role in growing the organization. He worked as Technical Director, Studio Manager and Head of Software. However, his impeccable performance helped him in being appointed the Director of Development. When VIS Entertainment went defunct, Chris and Paddy joined hands and came up with the idea of 4J Studios. Presently, Chris is the Chairman of the organization and Paddy Burns is the Chief Technical Officer.