Timeline

Began Contract Work under Dr. Harteveld

May 15, 2016

I initially proposed and began work on a game called Embrace using Dr. Harteveld’s in-house game engine MadScience. We applied for and received a grant to continue work on the game post graduation. The game helps expose post-cancer survivors to the various scenarios most in their demographic will usually face and provides a means to foster a deeper empathy and understanding in those close to them.

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MFA Interdisciplinary Arts

May 13, 2016

Proposed Embrace Project

January 11, 2016

I approached Dr. Harteveld for an independent study to make a game that taught its player gradually and naturally better coping mechanisms. Under his guidance we approached a doctorate interested in serious games from the Massachusetts General Hospital and came up with the idea for a serious game targeting cancer survivors. Playing the game would help survivors internalize and mentally prepare for the hurdles they will likely face, and help…

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eBee @ Smithsonian Indie Arcade

January 1, 2016

eBee quilt game is shown at the Smithsonian Indie Arcade

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eBee @ SIGGRAPH Studio

August 1, 2015

A prototype of the eBee quilt game is workshopped at SIGGRAPH studio

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CandyCrusher @ Boston FIG

August 1, 2015

CandyCrusher@ Come Out and Play

July 1, 2015

CandyCrusher @ IndieCade EAST

February 1, 2015

Began Attending Northeastern University

August 1, 2014

Began GRA @ Paidia Studios

August 1, 2014

Began a Graduate Research Assistantship under Dr. Celia Pearce at her lab Paidia Studios as part of a full scholarship at Northeastern University. Was originally the sole member and then came to be the unofficial manager of the group as more members came in.

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Transferred from GaTech to NEU

May 1, 2014

To continue working on my thesis under my advisor Dr. Celia Pearce, I ask to transfer to the university she has been hired by. I leave Georgia Tech’s DM program and receive a full scholarship to attend Northeastern University instead.

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Started MS @ Georgia Tech

August 1, 2013

Began working @ Primal Screens

January 1, 2013

Was initially a paid intern and rose to become a regularly paid developer.

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Local Global Game Jam 2nd place

January 1, 2013

I participated in the global game jam with a couple of friends.

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BS Computational Media

December 7, 2012

Therapist Screened @the Cannes

May 1, 2012

The short film is screened at a short films section of the renowned film festival netting me a trip to Naples, France.

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Therapist is National Campus Movie Fest Finalist

January 1, 2012

The animated portions of the short film were done by me within the confines of a week.

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Freelance Motion Graphics

August 1, 2010

I began doing commission work during my undergrad years and continued freelance work up until I began graduate school. Using a mix of after effects and flash I made very short animated segments for clients like Georgia Tech and Ideas United. Some of the work I made was used in work for Panasonic, Innovolt and Emory Campus Bubble.

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Began Work @ the GaTech EGG

August 1, 2010

As an undergrad I worked under Dr. Celia Pearce amongst some very brilliant colleagues at the Emergent Game Lab at Georgia Tech. I played the parts of designer, programmer and concept artist for the MMO Mermaids. I worked on concepts for plants, helped bring builds together, prototyped a day-night system and did prototypes/design work on a building system. Post graduation I continued work at the lab as an unpaid volunteer.

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Began Attending Georgia Tech

August 1, 2008

Started attending for a BS in Computational Media.

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