George Mason University
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George Mason University

Paul Piccione

Assistant Professor

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  • 703-993-3474 (office)
  • Art and Design Building, 2023
    4400 University Drive, MS 1C3
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Biography

Eric Piccione 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 Mason and 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 (1987)

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Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

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