Staff Profiles: Andre van Rooijen

Andre van Rooijen

Staff Profile: Andre van Rooijen
Academic Course Leader in Computer Games Design

Andre van Rooijen

Andre van Rooijen

Academic Course Leader in Computer Games Design

Creative Computing

Before shifting his career towards education, Andre worked for more than 15 years as a passionate Artist and Art Director on design and development of Computer Games for clients such as Adidas, Sony and Intel.

Biography

Andre worked for more than 15 years as an Artist and Art Director on design and development of computer games. Trained as a painter and sculptor, Andre has a record of leading and coaching art teams from concept to release on original IP as well as products for brands like Adidas, Sony and Intel across major interactive platforms including PC, Consoles and Mobile. Specialised in Visual design, Art management, Level design, Environment art, Creative strategy and Outsourcing, Andre is a lecturer on the Computer Games Design course, teaching 2D design as well as 3D modelling and Animation.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA Fine Art ArtEZ, Arnhem, the Netherlands 1991

Teaching and research

Teaching

Andre teaches on a variety of undergraduate Computer Games Design modules, including Creative Skills for Design, 3D Animation for Games, Level Design & Games Professional Awareness.

Level

Undergraduate