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Ashraf Ismail

Ashraf Ismail

Ashraf Ismail is a Creative Director known for his work on Assassin's Creed: Origins[1] in 2017 and has previously held the same position for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.[2]

In May 2020, he had joined the development team for Assassin's Creed: Valhalla as its Creative Director,[3] but amid allegations of multiple counts of infidelity and sexual misconduct in late June 2020,[4][5] Ashraf stepped down from his position, citing personal issues impacting his family.[6]





  1. Assassin's Creed Origins: Welcome to Ancient Egypt
  2. IGN: The Dawn of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
  3. Naik, Kshiteej (19 May, 2020). Assassin's Creed Valhalla Creative Director Talks about Changes in Progression, Mission Structure. IGN. Retrieved on May 23, 2020.
  4. Lee, Julia (24 June, 2020). Assassin’s Creed Valhalla creative director steps down, accused of sexual misconduct with fans. Retrieved on June 24, 2020.
  5. Kim, Matt (24 June, 2020). Assassin's Creed: Valhalla Director Steps Down After Impropriety Allegations. IGN. Retrieved on June 24, 2020.
  6. Twitter Ashraf Ismail (@AshrafAIsmail) on Twitter "I am stepping down from my beloved project to properly deal with the personal issues in my life. The lives of my family and my own are shattered. I am deeply sorry to everyone hurt in this." (screenshot)

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