Richard Aguirre

I am currently earning a masters degree at the ETC, focusing on game design. After 6 years of experience in the graphic design industry I am pivoting to my passion: games. I've been creating table-top strategy games in my spare time since 2008 and I love to explore new frontiers for the medium.

I am adept at creating 2D designs, textures and illustrations in a variety of styles and I'm quickly learning 3D modeling. I love to challenge myself and learn new skills. I am comfortable in a diverse, collaborative work environment using agile methodologies and the scrum model. In my classes at the ETC we've already created several games working in international teams and learning valuable development strategies. I am currently working on a semester-long academic ETC project sponsored by Verizon to create a mobile game.

Current Project: Fanfare

Role: Artist

3D Modeling
3D Animation
2D Art
Concept Art
Texture Artist

Past Projects

  • Immersion Semester

Educational History

Entertainment Technology Center (Carnegie Mellon University) — Master of Entertainment Technology, Expected graduation May 2018; Oregon State University — BFA, Applied Visual Arts: Graduated 2008; Additional focus on Instrumental Music; Study Abroad: Rome Summer Arts Program 2006;

Work History

Freelance Design / Illustration Work — Various Locations, 2008–2016; Magazine Designer / Pre-press: The Papers, Inc. — Milford, IN, 2013–2016; In-House Graphic Designer: The Fuller Center for Housing — Americus, Georgia, 2009–2012;


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