MEET YOUR GAME GEN TEACHERS!

                           NICK MARKS
                                   CEO of Game Gen and Game Wizards, Nick has over 20 years of

                                   experience as a developer and educator.  In fact, several of our teachers

                                   have Nick to thank for the degrees they earned and the successes they

                                   have had in the Game Industry!  

Along with Garrett and Matt, Nick founded Game Gen to help students realize their full potential, without the politics of for-profit colleges that would otherwise leave them under a pile of debt. With Game Gen,  your dream is our dream.

NASIHA
Heading the Career Services department, Nasiha takes a holistic approach to finding students gainful employment. Along with assisting students with their resume, cover letters and portfolio, she also teaches students the best approach to research and track potential career fields.

Her game inspirations: Fire Emblem, Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy

GARRETT
Co-Founder of Game Gen, along with Matt and Nick, Garrett has used both his coding and art skills to bring Game Gen into the spotlight!  Garrett has proudly designed the Game Gen website and runs a 2D Art class every week which focuses on improving students figure drawing skills when it comes to gestures and poses!

His game inspirations:  All of them....

MATT
Co-Founder of Game Gen, along with Garrett and Nick, Matt wanted to learn how to make video games as a kid, so he did! At 15 he taught himself programming and basic 3D modeling. By 20 he had an art degree and was working on a programming degree while working alongside Nick and Garrett;  growing and running a company teaching kids coding.

 

His game inspirations:  All of them...  

RAY
In charge of our Kids and Teens classes, Ray does a phenomenal job teaching and guiding the future of game designers and artists.


His game inspirations: Zelda Ocarina of Time, Metal Gear series, Red Dead Redemption, Last of Us, Uncharted Series, Just Cause series and many more.

NEIL
Programmer extraordinaire, If you want to learn a Unity language, build Ai or just talk about the ins and outs of VR, Neil is your guy!  He is currently working on building proprietary software to help take the school even further into the future!

His game inspirations: All of them....

GERARDO
Earned a degree in Game Art & Design under the instruction of Nick, Gerardo has worked as  in the industry for many years before coming to Game Gen.  His primary expertise is in 3D Modeling, texturing, concept art and environment pre-production.  He also enjoys game prototyping and design.


His game inspirations:  Sonic the Hedgehog, Puyo Puyo Tetris, the Fighting Games genre and many more.

HRACHIA
Earned a degree in Game Art & Design under the instruction of Nick, Hrachia has freelanced as a 3D artist in the Game Industry and with Architecture Firms.  His experience and design expertise are great assets for any student to benefit from.

 
His game inspirations:  Galaga, the Super Mario series, Tetris, Mortal Kombat, the God of War Series, Simulators and many more.

SHAWN
A previous student in the Teens division of Game Gen, Shawn is now a full-fledged Teacher!  He is very skilled with Construct 3 and Unity, enjoying coding to the max.

His game inspirations: Minecraft, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros., and many more!

JAMIE
Earned a degree in Game Art and Design under the instruction of Nick, Jamie worked for many years in the Video Game industry until finally finding a place with Game Gen.  He brings  a strong passion for story telling and game design experience. 
His game inspirations: Myst, Wolfenstein 3D, Zelda Ocarina of Time, Far Cry series, and many more.

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