Faculty

CHRISTOPHER CURRA

– Gaming Program Coordinator
– Lead Faculty
– Richland College Gaming

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Classes Taught

  • GAME 1303 Intro to Game Design
  • GAME 2332 Project Development 1
  • GAME 2334 Project Development
JOSH CARTER

– Level Design Faculty
– Richland College Gaming

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Classes Taught

  •  GAME 1304 Level Design 1
  •  GAME 2304 Level Design 2

ELIOTT LILY

– Concept Art Faculty
– Richland College Gaming
– Freelance Concept Artist

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Big Bad World of Concept Art for Video Games
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Classes Taught

  • GAME 1370 Concept Art 1
  • GAME 2370 Concept Art 2

 

DIA HADLY

– 3D Animation Faculty
– Richland College Gaming
– Senior Animator for Gearbox Software

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Classes Taught

  • ARTV 1341 Animation 1
  • ARTV 2352 Animation 2

 

CHAD BRIGGS

– Storyboard Faculty
– Richland College Gaming
– Founder – Executive Creative Director at Element X

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Classes Taught

  • GAME 1302 Interactive Story boarding and Design

 

DAN DAO

– Multimeadia Program Coordinator
– Lead Faculty
– Richland College Gaming

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Classes Taught

Using C++ and Unreal Engine 4

  • GAME 2342 Game Development Using C++
  • GAME 2347 Advanced Game Programming
  • GAME 1443/1459 Game Simulation Programming 1&2
  • COSC 1436/1437 Programming Fundamentals 1&2 

VAN “JAY” LAUGHLIN

-Programming Faculty
-Richland College Gaming

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Classes Taught

Using C++ and Unity

  • GAME 1443 Game/Simulation Program 1
  • GAME 2321 Object Oriented Programming
  • GAME 1459 Game/Simulation Program 2

 

ASHLEY LYONS

-VFX Faculty
-Richland College Gaming
-VFX Artist at Gearbox Software

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Kevin O’Gorman

-Richland College Gaming
-Designer at KOG’s Spin Games

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Mark Leon

-Richland College Gaming
-Freelance 3d Artist

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Brett Briley(Past)

-Richland College Gaming
-Lead Character Artist, Concept Artist, and Freelance Character Artist

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Brian Mckee(Past)

-Richland College Gaming
-Mocap TD at Gearbox Software

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BRUCE VAN HORN(Past)

– Programming Faculty
– Richland College Gaming
– Senior Developer at Visual Storage Intelligence

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Classes Taught

Using C++ and Unity

  • GAME 1443/1459 Game/Simulation Program 1&2

 

MATTHIAS BRZESOWSKY(Past)

-Programming Faculty
-Richland College Gaming
-Senior Software Developer
-Technical Lead at Texas Instruments

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Classes Taught

Using Object C

  • GAME 1373 Objective C Fundamentals

 

 

RYAN BOWDEN(Past)

-Visual Effect Faculty
-Richland College Gaming
-FX Artist at Weta Digital

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Classes Taught

  • GAME 1372/2372 Visual Effects Video Games 1&2         

 

DAVID BUDD(Past)

-Motion Capture Faculty
-Richland College Gaming

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Classes Taught

  • GAME 1371 Motion Capture
SCOTT SIMMONS(Past)

-3D Animation Faculty
-Richland College Gaming
-Freelance Animation Director/Producer

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Classes Taught

  • ARTV 1341 Animation 1  
  • ARTV 2355 Character Rigging & Animation

SCOTT MARCH(Past)

-Portfolio Faculty & Advisory Committee Chair
-Richland College Gaming
-Lead VR Designer/ UI UX Engineer
Samsung Electronics:  Samsung
-President and Creative Director at SpiderMonk
 

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Classes Taught

  • GAME 2332 Portfolio Development
  • GAME 2334 Project Development

 

ARVIN VILLAPANDO(Past)

-Modeling and Rendering Faculty
-Richland College Gaming
-Texture Artist at Gametextures

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Classes Taught

  • ARTV 1345 Modeling and Rendering 1
  • ARTV 2345 Modeling and Rendering 2

ELISE WADE(Past)

-Programming Faculty
-Richland College Gaming

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Classes Taught

Using C# & C++

  • ITSE 1330 Introduction to C# Programming