Jeffrey Yohalem

Jeffrey Yohalem
Born 1982/1983
United States
Alma mater Yale University
Occupation Writer, director
Years active 2006–present

Jeffrey Yohalem (born 1982/1983)[1] is a director and writer. After graduating cum laude from Yale University with a degree in English literature, he joined the Ubisoft Montreal studio, working on the games Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 and Assassin's Creed II, before writing Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Far Cry 3 and Child of Light.[2][3] His most recent published project is Assassin's Creed Syndicate, released in October 2015.

In the past, he filmed and directed the documentary Human Eaters,[4] and was an intern at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.[2]

Jeffrey has won a Writers Guild of America Award for his work as lead writer of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood.[5] He was also nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award[6] and a BAFTA Games Award for his work on Assassin's Creed II.[7] He has been nominated for a BAFTA Games Award for the story of Far Cry 3.


  1. Kelber, Micah (May 18, 2011). "From 'Chip 'n Dale' to 'Assassin's Creed'". The Jewish Daily Forward. Retrieved March 15, 2013.
  2. 1 2 "'Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood' Writer Explains Story's Secret Meaning". December 12, 2010. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. "Q&A: Smaller is better for Child of Light writer Jeffrey Yohalem".
  4. "Jeffrey Yohalem". Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  5. "'Inception,' 'Social Network' Win Top WGA Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. February 5, 2011. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  6. "2010 WGA Videogame Writing Nominees Announced". Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  7. "BAFTA Awards – 2010". Retrieved 2013-10-15.

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