Ken Sugimori is a games writer, director, artist and designer. Sugimori has been working with Game Freak, GAME FREAK inc., Nintendo and DeNA Co., Ltd.. Sugimori's first published game was Mendel Palace released in 1989. Then, Ken Sugimori went on to work on Smart Ball as the writer. Afterwards, Ken Sugimori worked on Pokémon FireRed, LeafGreen developed by Game Freak in 2004. Most lately, Ken Sugimori worked on Pokémon Masters.