Computer Science

Contact Information

Office:
Salisbury Laboratories, 210
Phone: +1-508-831-5806
bsnyder@wpi.edu

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Britton Robert Snyder

In addition to teaching full time in WPI’s Interactive Media and Game Development program, I have worked as an artist in the field of video game development for the past 13 years, contributing to a number of titles with concept art, illustrations, 3D models, storyboards and cinematics.

Companies I have worked as an artist for include SONY, Blizzard Entertainment, Liquid Entertainment, Rockstar, THQ, Demiurge, Subatomic Studios, Hitpoint Studios, 745 Studios and Ninth Ray. I have contributed to such games as Warcraft 3, Diablo 2 expansion set, Downhill Domination, Dragonshard, Empire Earth 2 expansion set, Empire Earth 3, WALL-E, Mass Effect for PC, Deblob, WORD FU for the iphone and Rock Band Greenday.

In addition to my work in video game development, I am author and illustrator of "THE SUPERFUN ADVENTURES OF JAX", a 93 page graphic novel released by U.K publisher Markosia .

Research Interests

  • 3D Modeling
  • Concept Art
  • Digital and traditional painting
  • Music

Education

  • BFA, Berklee College of Music, 1997

Featured Publications

  • ImagineFX Magazine issue 60, September 2010, "Small is beautiful" review of The Superfun Adventures of Jax.
  • Diamond Previews October 2011, Staff Pick, The Superfun Adventures of Jax 
  • Birmingham Observer Eccentric January 07 2012, "Seaholm grad brings graphic novel to life"
 
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