Survey results of the summer internships of the ETC class who will meet degree requirements in 2019
- Tim, a native of the Pittsburgh area, comes from a background in Computer Science from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. While his coursework through college had all been in the technology realm, he had interests in many other areas including 3D modeling, animation, and most notably producing.
- After graduating from Gannon University, he was accepted into an internship program at Electronic Arts in Redwood city, CA working as a production intern on one of their "Sims" products, before going on to graduate school at the Entertainment Technology Center.
- Once at the ETC, Tim continued his pursuit of both modeling and production knowledge his first semester through learning 3D modeling and producing several of the projects. Then upon the approach of the second semester, he became involved in a group project in association with Give Kids the World, in which he helped create a Telly award winning 6 minute animated film over the course of the semester.
- Upon the completion of his first year, he participated in an internship at Shaba Games, a subsidiary of Activision, as a production coordinator/game designer on the title "GUN". In the fall of 2005 he then worked on several projects in collaboration with the World's Fair for Kids and then co-produced a second project in collaboration with Give Kids the World involving the transformation of the main building, Mayor Clayton's Castle, into a fully interactive experience as well as a vastly improved cataloging system.
After graduation he accepted a job at Shaba Games as an associate producer, where he has worked on titles including Shrek the Third, Marvel Ultimate Alliance Gold Edition, and most recently Spiderman: Web of Shadows.