Jones created major game series Lemmings and the Grand Theft Auto video game (which later spawned many successful sequels). Jones founded the computer game company Realtime Worlds in 2002 where he worked as a creative director of the company. His most recent work was creating the Crackdown franchise for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles, and the open-ended massively multiplayer online game, APB: All Points Bulletin.
David Jones" career started with indie game Menace which he released in 1988.The game sold 15,000 copies and Jones went on to make a second game, Blood Money.
With his company DMA Design, Jones created Lemmings, resulting in awards including winning European Game of the Year twice. DMA Design went on to create Grand Theft Automobile
In 2012 Jones revealed that much of the controversy surrounding Grand Theft Auto was engineered by their publicist. In 2002 Jones founded Realtime Worlds who developed Crackdown and APB: All Points Bulletin.
Jones was the keynote speaker for the World Cyber Games in 2004 where he said that he considered mainstream multiplatform gaming to be the next big thing, and for the 2009 Develop Conference in Brighton.
In 2012 David Jones started work on ChronoBlade, a Facebook action-RPG game, with Stieg Hedlund as part of San Francisco-based development team nWay. He is currently employed at Cloudgine, a studio he co-founded, and is working on Crackdown 3 for Xbox One.
Co-founder One Young World organization.