ESP Biography

ALEX HANDY, Videogame and software journalist of 12 years

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: SD Times

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Alex Handy is an internationally published journalist, focusing on technology. His work has appeared in Wired, Der Spiegel , Make Magazine, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, and BusinessWeek. He is a former editor in chief of Game Developer Magazine, and is the founder of the recently established Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (The MADE). He has over 12 years of experience covering videogames, software development, and enterprise IT.

Past Classes

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M1320: How to get into the videogame industry in Splash! Spring 2011 (Apr. 16 - 17, 2011)
This course will examine what is needed to find work in the videogames industry. This class is applicable to artists, writers, programmers, and musicians who love video games and want to create them for a living.

C1153: How to get into the videogame industry in Splash! Fall 2010 (Nov. 13 - 14, 2010)
Love videogames? Want to make videogames? This class will teach students what they should focus on in their college career if they want to spend the rest of their days making or working with videogames. Curriculum will lay out four key paths to getting jobs in the videogame industry for programmers, game designers, artists and writers.