Visiting Assistant Professor of Animation and Game Design

Jennifer Gutterman

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Jennifer Gutterman
Jennifer Gutterman
Visiting Assistant Professor of Animation and Game Design
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Jennifer Gutterman
Adele Simmons Hall
413.549.4600
Jennifer Gutterman, visiting professor of animation and game design, holds a master of fine arts degree in Visual FX, focusing on 3D modeling and concept development from the Academy of Art University and a bachelor of fine arts from Syracuse University, with a double major in computer graphics and painting.

Jennifer’s primary research interests are in 3D development for animation, analog and digital games, and accessibility and intersectionality of world building and concept development for games and animation.

Jennifer developed and runs the Game Design Program at Manchester Community College in Manchester CT and is a freelance artist and game designer. Jennifer has spoken at Metatopia and PAX Unplugged on topics such as Queer Worldbuilding, Eat, Drink, Be Merry: Developing Cultural Touchstones for Immersive Worldbuilding, Queer Game Design: More Than Just Representation, Latinx Game Designers, Games and Education, and How to Pitch: Pitching Games at Every Level of Development.

Currently Jennifer is working on several projects that include hybrid games utilizing digital and analog elements, a cooperative board game introduced at Metatopia 2018 and freelance work on several in progress projects in both analog and digital games.

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