• Eric Russell

    'Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere' - Dr. Carl Sagan
    Title: Interactive Media Developer
    email: erussell@niu.edu
    phone: (209) 553-8371

     

    Academic Credentials

    Northern Illinois University
    - B.F.A. Time Arts

    Responsiblities

    As a 3D and interactive media developer for the Digital Convergence Lab Eric works to make interactive and new media accessible to students and faculty. Whether it's creating 3D assets for a virtual world or helping a student program a game, he works through all stages of the development process to assist the client and make sure that all of their needs are not just meet but exceeded.

    Expertise & Interests

    VFX, 3D character rigging, 3D modeling, animation, procedural art, programming, game development, virtual reality

    Specialty Applications

    After Effects, 3ds Max, Combustion, Toxik, Backburner, Premiere Pro, Audition, Photoshop, Unity3D, Processing

    Games Eric is currently playing:
    Minecraft (PC): A sandbox game about placing blocks to build anything you can imagine all while surviving attacks from zombies and skeletons.
    Team Fortress 2 (PC): A team based FPS game. Very fun.
    Amnesia: The Dark Descent (PC): A lovecraftian survival horror game. The protagonist has to solve puzzles and explore his surroundings without losing his mind.

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