David Gaider lives in Edmonton, Alberta, and is a Senior Writer at BioWare's Edmonton studio, where he has worked since 1999. He is currently the Lead Writer on Dragon Age: Originsand Dragon Age: 2, and is responsible for story and setting design. Prior to that, he worked on such titles as Baldur's Gate 2, Baldur's Gate 2: Throne of Bhaal, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and Neverwinter Nights (as well as its expansions).
Dragon Age: Origins
He is responsible for writing Zevran, Alistair, Cailan, Morrigan, Shale, and a large part of Duncan. David also created the Dalish and Human Noble Origin, and the Nature of the Beast and Redcliffe quest lines.