Himanshu KhannaProgramme Leader - Game Development
Himanshu has over a decade of experience in the games industry, having served in roles spanning game programming, design, and production.
Steve DornerProgramme Leader of Bachelor of Art and Design & Associate Dean
Steve joined Media Design School in 2002, after fifteen successful years in the television industry.
Eric ThompsonProgramme Leader of Bachelor of Media Design and Diploma in Digital Creativity
Eric has worked in the design space for 25 years and been an educator for the past eight years. He is also a journalist and best selling author in the field of motorsport and design.
Dr. Maria WallsProgramme Leader of Masters of Design
A progressive interdisciplinary artist, writer and academic, Maria has worked between industry and the New Zealand higher education sector for more than twelve years.
Kate HumphriesProgramme Leader of Diploma of Creative Advertising
Kate is an award-winning creative who spent 20 years working in the advertising industry in London. During her time there she worked on a variety of accounts including Lee Jeans, Mars, Bass Breweries, P&G and Ikea.
Arien HielkemaLecturer - Graduate Diploma of Creative Technologies
Arien has worked at Cad Studios achieving hyper realistic architectural pre-visualisations on key building projects and his strengths are in compositing, Nuke and Maya.
Syed Fawad Mustafa ZaidiProgramme Co-ordinator for Bachelor of Software Engineering
Fawad completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Systems and was awarded fellowship for master studies at University of Saarland in Germany.
Adam ThompsonLecturer - Bachelor of Creative Technologies
Adam Thompson is an independent game developer and designer invested in the intersection of games, art, and the human condition.
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