Game Design




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Lead Intern

Arianna is a junior at Indiana University pursuing a B.A. in Media with a concentration in Advertising and a minor in Marketing. Arianna works as the Game Design Lead Intern for CEWiT, where she hopes to continue to build a community more welcoming to women in game design. Over the summers she works at Hyde Brother’s Booksellers in Fort Wayne, IN. In her free time, she enjoys writing, reading, playing video games, and hiking.





Gabrielle a junior Game Design student in the Media School and is minoring in Studio Art with a focus on Graphic Design. She is also Vice President of the organization GameDev@IU, which fosters the game development community on Indiana University's campus. Gabrielle loves drawing and does so whenever she can but also enjoys spending time with friends and family.





Aino is a junior at Indiana University pursuing a B.A. in Media with a concentration in Interactive and Digital Media and a Web Design specialization, along with a minor in Illustration Art. Aino is half Finnish and spends her summers in Finland. She enjoys painting, playing guitar, and playing soccer.




Faculty Champion

Will Emigh is a senior lecturer in game design in the Media School. His recent work involves motion controls and augmented reality in games. Will is the faculty advisor for the student game design group Game Dev @ IU and manages the monthly game design meet-up Bloomington Indie Game (BIG) Night.

The Game Design team is an inclusive effort to bring women and allies together in the pursuit of game design, including associated skills and technologies. Game Design team supports the needs of students in the game design program at IU but also serves the broader IU community of students interested in game-like media, as well as those itnerest in playing games. The team provides opportunities for instructional tutorials,professional development, networking, and socializing. These events bring together students from a range of backgrounds, and ultimately foster a community culture within IU’s game program and among students interested in games, more broadly.