From Tetris to Angry Birds, mobile games are the most popular apps used by smartphone owners today. How are mobile games effecting game design in general and the industry - and what does the evolution of mobile gaming look like?
Rachel Meskin is an Education Programs Specialist for Friends of the National Zoo. At FONZ, Rachel administers the Zoo’s educational Birthday Party program, is an assistant director of Summer Safari Day Camp, runs video production classes and uses gizmos in her programming whenever she has a chance. She also sometimes dresses up as a panda.
Rachel has managed several mobile games at the Zoo and is currently overseeing a DC-wide ARG... Read More →
From Law to Interactive Entertainment Media, and from Theme Parks to Cutting Edge Hardware and Software Technology, as President of KeystoneTech Group, Limor focuses on technology commercialization, market analysis, strategy and business development. Combining a futuristic as well as practical current day view of technology and its possibilities, her expertise extends to mobile and wireless above and below the line markets, video games, digital... Read More →
Greg Trefry co-founded the design studio Gigantic Mechanic to create engaging experiences through real-world, physical and social play. He has made everything from live-action simulations to documentary video games for clients, ranging from museums to amusement parks to TV networks. He serves as director of the real-world game festival, Come Out & Play. Greg teaches at NYU and wrote the book, Casual Game Design: Designing Play for the Gamer... Read More →
iStrategy Labs and Tech Cocktail are both DC based companies that are passionate about action. Whether it's building a new product, organizing large groups of people, or hosting a 10K person event - the teams at both companies understand what it takes to take action, motivate others and make things happen. Both iStrategy Labs and Tech Cocktail are proud to produce DCWEEK for the second year in a row. We can't wait to see the projects... Read More →