Meet the Instructors

 
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Sarah Abraham

EDUCATION

    PhD in Game Technology
     University of Austin, TX

 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

     President and Founder of Akula Games

     Adjunct Professor at UT
     Game Technology

 

Current Interests:
Gameplay that fosters empathy between players, cooperative game mechanics, Russian folklore, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.  

Inspired by:
Ico and Metal Gear Solid 3

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Chip Sbrogna

STUDIO EXPERIENCE
See full list on LinkedIn

    Electronic Arts (EA) 

Shipped: "Star Wars - Galaxy of Heroes" (Senior Designer)

    Sixense Studios

Shipped: "Portal 2", "Portal 2 in Motion" on PSN, Steam

    Crystal Dynamics

Shipped: "Rise of the Tomb Raider"
 

NOMINATIONS

  • God of War II - Adventure Game of the Year

  • God of War II - Action and Adventure

  • Metroid Prime 2: Echoes - Action/Adventure

  • Metroid Prime 2: Echoes - First Person Action Game of the Year

  • Metroid Prime 2: Echoes - Gamecube

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Mayet Andreassen

STUDIO EXPERIENCE

    Zynga Games
    2K Sports

EDUCATION

    Master's in Fine Arts in Animation & Visual Effects
    The Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA    

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

    Freelance Illustrator, Designer and 3D Modeler    
    See full portfolio on BlogSpot

Chip brings an epic amount of game industry experience to the table. He strives for nothing less than AAA in everything he does. He knows what he wants, and how to communicate it to a game team. Chip understands all the minute complexities that separate a good game from an extraordinary one.
— LinkedIn Review