IMD Forum: Chris Esaki
October 19, 2011, 6-8pm
Title: The Publishing Designer: Stories from the Shadows
Chris Esaki, most known for creating the cover system in kill.switch that has influenced most of the modern day shooters, has been cranking out high profile interactive entertainment for EA, Namco, and Microsoft for over 14 years. While at Microsoft, he has been the Director of Design for the first party publishing group overseeing Kinectimals, Alan Wake, Kinect Disneyland Adventures, Kinect Star Wars, Jade Empire, Mass Effect, Gears of War, and Lips. He is currently the Design Director for the Sports Entertainment Group at Microsoft Studios focusing on creating interactive TV experiences for the Xbox.
Name: USC Interactive Media Division