Nick grew up in the Netherlands where he started programming demos and small games at the age of 12 on the Commodore 64. He started a professional career in games in 1998 at a company called Digital Infinity. This company soon merged with two other companies to form a company called Lost Boys Games (which has since been renamed to Guerrilla Games). After about four years he moved to Relic Entertainment in Vancouver, Canada. His credits include Knights (PS2, unreleased, Lead Programmer), Homeworld 2(PC, Programmer), Dawn of War (PC, Programmer), The Outfit (360, Senior Programmer), Dawn of War - Dark Crusade (PC, Lead Programmer), N+ (XBLA, Programmer), Scrap Metal (XBLA, Programmer).