Kip Bunyea was a game tester for LucasArts from January 2001 to December 2005. He was credited as a lead game tester for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords. He also tested Star Wars: Starfighter, Star Wars: Jedi Starfighter, Star Wars: Empire at War, and Star Wars: Battlefront II. He joined SEGA of America in 2007 and was the Project Lead on a number of titles released by that company. He was educated at the College of Marin.