Aron Nieminen


Mojang Developer



Aron Nieminen is an employee of Mojang AB who was responsible for the development of Minecraft until 13 December 2012. He still continues to work on the game as a developer.

Game Development

Aron began working with the Minecraft Developer Team since conception, and was the Lead Developer till late 2012, after which Johan Bernhardsson took over. He continues to work as a developer, however, he now mainly focuses on one of Mojang's other video game, Scrolls.

He was also responsible for the development of Minecraft Raspberry Pi Edition.


  • Notch directly referred to Aron as a "very bright" person.
  • Aron is the only MCPE developer without a Twitter account.
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