View photos from the 2019 VR Austin Game Jam. Attendees created original virtual, augmented, and mixed reality content throughout the course of one weekend.
View the highlights from the Center for Integrated Design's event Design + Impact, held at the School of Design and Creative Technologies on November 14, 2019.
In Matt Smith's AET 348C: Live Event Engineering class, students programmed light and projection shows to a song of their choice. Watch some of the presentations in this compilation video.
Meet Chloe Alviar and Isaac Gonzalez, a songwriting duo in the Arts and Entertainment Technologies department.
Get to know Ryan Hicks, who graduated with his B.F.A. in Design in May 2019.
Meet Alex Iveroth, a senior Arts and Entertainment Technologies major specializing in Game Design.
Explore the Design Lab and get to know Design Lab Technician Henry Smith.
Watch "Misread Signs," a multimedia performance by Yuliya Lanina.
Highlights from the BFA and MFA design exhibitions
Highlights from the Spring 2019 SDCT Showcase
Alyson Beaton is an interdisciplinary designer/maker/author and entrepreneur. Her projects range from space, exhibit and objects to graphic design/branding. Get to know Alyson here!
SDCT is calling for submissions to our 2019 Journal of Design and Creative Technologies.
Gray Garmon is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Integrated Design in the School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas in Austin. Read a Q&A with Garmon here.
View the highlights from Fall 2018's Arts and Entertainment Technologies end-of-semester concert.
Michael McKellar is an Assistant Professor of Practice of Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET), teaching primarily in the Projection, Lighting, and Interactivity (PLAI) concentration. McKellar recently moved to Austin from Scotland with his wife, Emma.
Jason Wilkins attended the MFA Design program at the University of Texas at Austin but withdrew early to put his theoretical studies into practice. He found his fit at Dyal and Partners, the design studio he joined in 2012, which subsequently became part of Page. Wilkins played a key role in the recent redesign of the University of Texas at Austin's visual identity. He enjoyed working on it because it was first and foremost a strategic effort.
MJ Johns is a game and experience designer, Unity developer, and founder of Astire Games. MJ previously worked in AAA on COD: Modern Warfare Remastered and Mafia III, and they also worked in VR creating show demos for the Virtuix Omni. As the studio director for Astire Games, MJ develops educational and family-friendly apps and games for mobile, VR, AR, PC, and web. MJ got their start in software and web development before moving into games and entertainment in 2012.
View the highlights from UT Austin's second annual VJ Battle: Audiopixelcollider, a collaboration between the Department of Arts and Entertainment Technologies, the Butler School of Music and the Department of Theatre and Dance.
Students from the Department of Design, under the guidance of Assistant Professor Jiwon Park, designed and constructed the physical award for the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ new In The Arena award. The inaugural award was presented to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in November.
We recently caught up with Kevin McDonald to learn more about his off-campus course at argodesign in South Austin last fall. Find out more about his experience teaching ITD 170: Making Real World Design and partnering with argo.