IMD Forum: Chris Esaki

October 19, 2011, 6-8pm

RZC 122

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.

Contact Information

Name: USC Interactive Media Division
Email: usc_interactive@cinema.usc.edu
Phone: 213.821.4472