USC Games MFA candidate

Founder of Dovecloud Games and creative director at Minivan Arts — formerly with Merciv, Embodied Labs, the EmIT Group, CoLearnLab, and Apple

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Current Project

Game Director

Smile Medicine

Developed by Dovecloud Games

 
 

Recent Projects

Creative Director

Both Timbers

Developed by Minivan Arts

Consulting Designer

Kinesthesia

Developed by Prasad Interactive

Lead Producer

Upbeat

Developed by Merciv

Game Designer

Nonna

Developed with Mariana Mota Cacique

Game Designer

Fam Club

Developed by Minivan Arts

Interaction Designer

ELASTICS

Developed by the EmIT Group

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Game Designer

Dreamwalker

Developed with Iris Chen

Game Designer

A Case of the Mondays

Developed with Sherry Yi

Consulting Producer

Relative Robots

Developed by Linda Cai

 

Previous Work

Serpentine
Blown Glass
2014

Vesselier
Blown Glass
2013

Lavatories
Salt Photography
2011

Death of a Childhood
Digital Photography
2010

Kentucky Humane Society
Commercial Photography
2012-2013

The Impacto Project
Documentary Photography
2011

IHNFA
Film Photography
2010

 

Background

Experience

Embodied Labs
Head of Kit Production
May 2018 to September 2018
Los Angeles, CA

CoLearnLab
User Researcher
August 2016 to July 2017
Champaign, IL

Apple
Business Consultant
August 2010 to June 2013
Louisville, KY

Coursework

Creative
• Design for Interactive Media
• Experiments in Interactivity I/II
• Game Development for Designers

Leadership
• Advanced Scrum Development I/II
• Business and Management of Games
• Directing for Games and Interactive Media

Specialization
• Interactive Design and Production I/II
• Producing Interactive Projects
• Producing VR Experiences

Education

University of Southern California
MFA in Interactive Media
Video Game Production
2017 to 2020

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
EdM in Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Game Design
2015 to 2017

University of Louisville
BS in Middle and Secondary Education
3D Art and Mathematics
2008 to 2015

Honors

University of Southern California
• Richard Sohn Scholarship
• Pierre and Mary Cossette Scholarship
• George Lucas Scholarship

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
• Graduate Teaching Assistantship
• Graduate Research Assistantship
• Max Beberman Fellowship

University of Louisville
• Florence Strickler Scholarship
• Amelia Schulman Scholarship
• Richard and Constance Lewis Scholarship

 

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