Our Team

We have one producer, one artist & designer, and two programmers

Producer

Chang Liu is a programmer specializing in games and AR/VR. Right now he is a second-year graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University, Entertainment Technology Center (ETC). He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), majoring in Digital Media Technology.

Artist & Designer

Zhaoyi (Ashley) Liang is a multidisciplinary designer, creative technologist and maker who currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is currently pursuing her master‘s degree in the Entertainment Technology Center (ETC), Carnegie Mellon University. Her interests lie at the intersection of technology and art – hoping to design and create interactive, immersive and meaningful experiences and products for people.

Programmer

Passionate about games, experienced in game programming, and having a basic knowledge of art, sound and game design, Rongjia is focusing on implementing effective programming skills on game development and seeking to leverage his skills at a game company.

Programmer

I am a front-end developer and creative programmer who explores the space between art, design, and humans. I am passionate about learning and exploring how to fill this space through interactive technology.Currently, I am a graduate student studying entertainment technology at Carnegie Mellon University. I have extensive internship and project experience in web development, computer graphics, shader programming, and human-computer interaction.

Our Client

who will be hosting a healthcare themed conference called “Liftoff PGH 2020” this September


Instructors

We have two faculty instructors from CMU ETC

Shirley Saldamarco is an entrepreneur, a producer and an educator. She has a background in theatre from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and Producer for national programming at WQED-TV. As President of Interactive Media Productions, the company she founded in 1982, she produces a variety of Broadcast and Non-broadcast programs.

John is a creative director, programmer, writer, entrepreneur, musician, performer, and digital/fine artist. He is currently special faculty at the ETC, Carnegie Mellon University teaching Visual Story/Communication, VR Story and Sound, Location-Based Entertainment, UI/UX Design, digital art and design. 

Want to see our progress? 

I can’t believe it’s already half-semester! This week, we did a 15 min presentation on our progress to all the faculties from ETC, and answer their questions. It’s the ½ checkpoint from all projects at ETC, to make sure the projects have a clear goal and […]
This week we had our second playtest! This time we did it at our client’s office – Jewish Health Foundation. And tested it with their wonderful employees. Design Update Before talking about the playtest, we would like to share with you our design updates. We retired […]
This week we had our first playtesting at ETC. 9 people participated, and we got a lot very useful feedback! Questionnaire Before the playtest, we designed a questionnaire and asked important questions that we are curious about. Like: Have you noticed that you could do these […]