Game and Game Design Faculty Interviews March 7-8

Mar. 6, 2018

Game and Game Design Faculty Interviews
Faculty and staff are invited to a teaching demo, job talk, or meet and greet.

Please join associate professor Julia Griffey and members of the Game and Game Design Faculty Search Committee as they welcome Joshua Ronald Yates, the first of three candidates for one of two positions in games and game design in the School of Communications.

Members of Webster University faculty and staff are invited to attend any of three events during Yates’ interview on Wednesday, March 7, and Thursday, March 8.

Teaching Demonstration
“Loot Boxes and Gambling in Games” 
Wednesday, March 7, 9-11 a.m. 
Sverdrup Building, Room 104

Job Talk
“Reprogramming the Player: Games and Addictive Design”
Wednesday, March 7, 5-6 p.m.
Sverdrup Building, Room 210

Meet and Greet
Thursday, March 8, 9-10 a.m.
School of Communications Conference Room
Sverdrup Building, Room 224

Joshua (Josh) Ronald Yates is a Master of Fine Arts candidate at Lindenwood University and has a Bachelor of Science degree in history from Drury University. He is currently serving as a visiting assistant professor of games and game design in the School of Communications and has previously served as an adjunct faculty member of games and game design.

Yates is a seven-year veteran of the game industry and founder of Accordion Games, an independent game development company based in St. Louis. He has extensive experience in design documentation, project and production management, and programming and scripting in a variety of game languages.

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