Eric Piccione

Eric Piccione
Titles and Organizations

Assistant Professor, Computer Game Design, CVPA

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-3474
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Art and Design Building
Room 2023
Mail Stop: 1C3
Email: ppiccion@gmu.edu

Biography

Eric Piccione is Assistant Professor of Game Design. He has 20 years of experience developing video games for companies such as Sega, Activision and Electronic Arts. He has launched games for mobile, PC and console platforms, and served as art director for three massively multiplayer online projects. He has taught 3D animation at George Mason University and the George Washington University, and conducted workshops in visual storytelling and comic book design at the Arlington Art Academy. His approach is to adapt traditional art and storytelling techniques to the digital medium in a hands-on game development setting. He holds a BA in English from Western Michigan University, where he focused on graphic design, creative writing and journalism. Before video games, he was an illustrator for comic books and various print media.

Degrees

  • BA, English, Western Michigan University