Newgrounds is run by a small but dedicated team headquartered in Glenside, Pa.
Assembled by friend and founder Tom Fulp, their diverse backgrounds come together to created the site you see before you. Read on if you are curious to see what makes these people tick.
Tom Fulp - Founder & Guy in Charge
Tom is the founder and King of the Newgrounds Kingdom. He created Newgrounds in 1995 as a hobby during high school and made all the original features such as Club a Seal, Assassin, Telebubby Fun Land and Pico.
Over the years, Newgrounds evolved into something much bigger than Tom's personal showcase. Feel free to contact Tom with general comments about the site - they're always appreciated! Additionally, Tom is very handsome.
- Tom is a co-founder of the Behemoth, responsible for the award-winning Castle Crashers.
- Tom has appeared on G4's Attack of the Show and CNN Headline News to talk about stuff on NG.
- Tom runs 3-5 miles a day to deal with anxiety issues.
Wade Fulp - Site Support
Wade was brought on board in 2000 to help his brother Tom with growing administrative responsibilities.
Contact Wade if you are having problems with your account, site submissions, or wish to report other problems with your Newgrounds experience. Always include your NG username and as much information as possible to help Wade quickly and effectively remedy the situation.
- Wade collects and shaves with old-fashioned straight-razors, and has a rather large collection of knives and flashlights.
- Wade has an affinity for photography. Oh, snap!
- Wade loves Skyrim" and "Assassins Creed 3"
Josh Tuttle - Senior Programmer
A longtime NG fan and contributor, Josh was officially lifted in 2008 (only metaphorically, since he still lives in Colorado) from the NG community to undertake a wide variety of snazzy and helpful developer features... and maybe undertake a few bottles of Scotch, as well!
PsychoGoldfish has taken the lead on building developer-oriented features on NG, most notably the Newgrounds API.
He still tries to pimp out new games, but his love affair with Molson often prevents him from doing so.
- PG is originally from Canada but doesn't care for maple syrup.
- PG thinks Europe's "The Final Countdown" is the greatest song ever written.
- PsychoGoldfish drinks like one.
James Holloway - Senior Programmer
Jim joined the team in 2002, after having been NG's #1 UK fan since day one. Following the Internet crash, Jim picked up where our original programmer Ross left off, first coding the Audio Portal and then optimizing the site's other features for continued growth.
Based out of the UK, Jim works closely with Rob and Josh to program all of NG's database and dynamic features and breathe life into all the nonsensical ideas users and staff members have for the site.
- Jim made the music on the front page of Cat Dynamics (www.newgrounds.com/cat)
- Jim takes harder beatings on XBL than anyone... but will never give up. EVER.
Jeff Bandelin - Artist
Jeff graduated from Kutztown University in 2000 with a degree in Communication Design, basically relegating him to jack-of-all-trade status. After winning NG's Opie & Anthony cartoon contest, Jeff joined Newgrounds in 2006 and now primarily works as a staff artist and animator.
After redesigning the NG tank logo, Jeff developed an animated series based on the world in which the tank and its driver exist. Tankmen was the result, and while Jeff gets plenty of mail pleading with him to stop animating dick jokes, he'll never stop. Ever.
You can see Jeff Bandelin's artwork splashed around most of the site, and he is most known for the popular Tank Men series and parody movies, often teaming up with Tom Fulp to crank them out.
- Jeff hates paying rent, dried seaweed and 11 year olds.
- Jeff doesn't like Final Fantasy games.
- Jeff believes that he will probably die in a WAWA.
Brendon - Senior Systems Administrator
Brendon originally worked with PsychoGoldfish to develop the multiplayer server for Mini-Putt Online
. Now he's on the team full-time as a sysadmin / dev ops guy! He works tirelessly to keep the site up and running smoothly, and if there is any free time left he uses it to work with PsychoGoldfish on developing a new multi-player platform for NG.
Luis Castanon - Lead Designer
Member since 4/23/00
Luis was hired in 2010 to dip his little toes into a million different creative projects. From animations and collabs to finding new and interesting ways to rally the Newgrounds community behind anything creative. He's also designing some of the newer features on the site like mobile.
- Luis likes to wander the earth, occasionally while sober.
- Luis has been to over a hundred different airports.
- Luis is not actually Mexican despite having a sombrero on his desk.
In addition to the staff, many fans have helped contribute a great deal to the site over the years - in areas such as games, movies, music and literature. All of your help has been greatly appreciated!
We prefer to be contacted using the above links, but if you absolutely have to reach us in an official capacity you may do so at the following address:
323 W Glenside Ave
Glenside, PA 19038