Alex Gustafson

I’m working at iRacing.com Motorsports Simulation as a Release Engineer. My education from Champlain College and practical experience on the projects in the very first years of the EMC helped me get there. I’m also teaching game development courses at the Southern New Hampshire University. In 2015 I married my wife, Becky Schmidt with whom…

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Chris O’Connor

“Currently I am working as a 3D Character Artist on Marvel Heroes for Gazillion Entertainment. My job is to create iconic Marvel characters like Spider-Man, The Hulk, Colossus, Hawkeye and many more for use in the companies popular MMO game. I can difinitively say that I would not be doing what I am today if…

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David Ferro

I am a software engineer at KingsIsle Entertainment. I knew since high school that i wanted to get into the video game industry. A major factor in that was going to the GIVIT summer camp. From there I went to Champlain College, and ended up at the EMC. Without the EMC’s and Ann’s help I…

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Bryan Hare

I am a Senior Software Engineer at Sonos, working on the team responsible for setup and configuration. Personally I am most proud to have helped so many other talented friends and connections find work in companies I work at. -Bryan Hare, ’13 Game Programming at Champlain College, Senior Software Engineer at Sonos Check out what other current…

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Kyle Lopes

Working full-time as a software quality engineer. I am proud that I was able to get a job that was completely out of my wheelhouse and still be able to prove to them that I could get the job done. I’ve grown quite a lot and learned that in order to become great at anything…

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Desiree Fernandes

14Giving tours at the EMC is my favorite memory from my time there. I remember touring the EMC before coming to Champlain College and being inspired by the work that was being done there. Four years later, I was giving that same inspiration to the next generation of students, and that was an awesome feeling.…

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Jason Rauck

It looks different but it’s the same. You can still go in and know exactly where you need to go, how everybody’s cooperating and how well it fits together even though we’re always expanding. It’s the same essence. -Jason Rauck ’13 Game Designer, Senior Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton This quote was taken during Alex’s…

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Mollie Coons

One of my favorite memories working at the EMC was the dedication everyone had to their craft, and the fun they had creating! When I was heading up the storyboard team for Breakaway, my team would have after-hours work parties, order pizza and storyboard scene after scene, taking photos of poses and dropping them into…

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Auston Montville

A defining moment in my career as a game developer was when we showed the Searchlight project off at the Burlington Art Hop. We had so many different people enjoy a cleverly disguised game about learning and research. One of the players was this young girl. She must have been 4 or 5 years old.…

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Grant Parker

When you’re in a company they’re very risk averse, they’re not going to be on that bleeding edge … The EMC has allowed itself to be a a lot more agile, trying new things — it’s mission statement is different from a regular company. It’s a bit cooler, jumping out into that unknown. It gives…

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