Mathew Powers

School of Informatics and Computing IUPUI

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Areas of Expertise

Video games, traditional games, gamification, game psychology, public game production, educational games, video game history, comic books, sequential storytelling, creature design, character design, world building, drawing, unreal engine, Gen Con, Indy PopCon, Indiana Comic Con, Flash, YouTube, freelancing.

Expert Bio

Mathew Powers received his MFA in digital art in 2006, concluding an assignment of assistant instructor at Indiana University Bloomington. He specializes in character, environment, narrative and game creation. After graduation, Powers continued his digital teachings as an adjunct instructor in the digital art department. He was also an adjunct instructor at the Ivy Tech Community College visual communication department in Columbus, Indiana. Additionally, Powers spent a year and a half as a Flash media developer at Option Six, where he designed and created e-learning applications for clients such as Microsoft, Eli Lilly and Toyota.

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Additional Information

"Professor’s YouTube course is a game changer":

"Visual Show 'Monsters' Features Media Arts and Science Student Work":

"IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI first institution in nation to participate in Gen Con Educational Partners Program":

Updated on: July 3, 2018