Jesse Schell

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Date of Birth June 13, 1970
Place of Birth United States
Age 50 years old
Horoscope Gemini

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Jesse Schell

Jesse N. Schell is an American video game designer, author, CEO of Schell Games, and a Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Entertainment Technology at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center, a joint master's program between the College of Fine Arts and School of Computer Science in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jesse Schell earned a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and subsequently, earned a Master's Degree in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University. His early career consisted of his work as a Software Engineer for IBM and Bell Communications Research, and then moved to Los Angeles to work with Disney Imagineering. In addition to his other achievements, Schell has also been a writer, director, performer, juggler, comedian, and circus artist for both Freihofer's Mime Circus and the Juggler's Guild.

Born: June 13, 1970
Nationality: American
Fields: Computer science, Entertainment Technology
Institutions: Carnegie Mellon University, Schell Games
Alma mater: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Notable awards: Top 10 Young Innovators
Spouse: Nyra Schell

About Jesse Schell

Known for designing such video and web-based games as Pirates of the Caribbean Online and Pixie Hollow, he also created such theme park rides as Toy Story Midway Mania. He founded the Schell Games company and taught at Carnegie Mellon University.

Jesse Schell Before Fame

Following his 1994 graduation from Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute, he worked for both Bell Labs and the design department of The Walt Disney Company.

Achievement of Jesse Schell

He published a popular 2008 manual titled The Art of Game Design.

Jesse Schell Family Life

He settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with his wife, Nyra.

Associations of Jesse Schell

He joined the Carnegie Mellon faculty on the invitation of fellow computer science expert Randy Pausch.

Information related to Jesse Schell

  • American video game designers
  • Carnegie Mellon University faculty
  • Carnegie Mellon University alumni
Latest information about Jesse Schell updated on April 10, 2021.

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