In addition to all the different artists we hire and showcase week to week, Oh Joy Sex Toy is run by a small team!
Creative Director & Editor, He/Him
Matthew’s a white, cis, bi-pan-boy, who’s been working on Oh Joy Sex Toy ever since the beginning! He runs most of the business, takes point on all the editorial and guest artist recruitment, and is there when anything needs doing. Currently, he’s working on turning the site from the ‘Erika and Matthew Show’ into something more diverse and community-focused. He likes shiny bright shoes, enjoys cats, and has a funny accent.
Editor Consultant, He/Him
Ziggy is a queer, trans, white and Anishinaabe editor with omg when did I get this old years of experience helping people communicate. He works in academic nonfiction and betas smutty fanfic for fun. Ziggy loves libraries, vegan ice cream, gaming, and his bat-eared dog.
Semi-Permanent Contributor, They/Them,
Jey Pawlik is a nonbinary comic artist whose goal is to make queer comics for anyone to enjoy! They have been working in comics since 2013, with their work being a part of the erotic comic’s site Filthy Figments, and in sexy comic anthologies such as SCORE! and Nectar. Their specialty is autobio and character-focused short stories, and when not drawing porn for work they also draw porn for fun. Jey’s porn of choice: comics about queer people who are 30+
Semi-Permanent Contributor, He/Him
Hien Pham (pronounced like Ian with an H) is a queer digital artist specializing in gentle and optimistic comics. His work revolves around respite, caring and loving, and being loved and cared for. Hien’s emotional and introspective interactive fictions are multi-award nominated, and his debut graphic novel, It Will Be Hard, won an Australian Game Developer Award in 2018.
Transcription Developer, She/Her, He/Him, They/Them
Dennie is a genderqueer bub who is invested in cultivating accessible spaces for people across this worldwide web and is continually learning from disability justice movements and leaders. Dennie likes to watch cartoons and video game speedruns while eating blocks of uncooked ramen with the little seasoning packet. Forever loved and tormented by their cat.
Social Media Director
An old pro with a mysterious past! SMD keeps the social media accounts updated with the latest comics and news.
Co-Creator & Original Cartoonist (Retired-ish), She/Her
Erika drew the majority of the comics for OJST from 2013-2021 (All those pink ones!) but has stepped away to work on her graphic novel. While she’s not here running and working on the site currently, her heart and soul are still a major part of the site, and she contributes the occasional comic from time to time. She likes embroidering and gardening.
Position yet to be filled (email Matthew!)
Looking for another voice to add to the editorial team. Someone who can help provide another perspective on difficult pitches, ideas, and feedback. Ideally with comics/visual experience.