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Justin Johnson

Assistant Professor, Media Arts, Design and Technology


Justin Johnson is a digital artist and designer with over a decade of experience in both the video game industry and higher education. His professional background includes work as a lead artist, environment artist, character artist, UI designer, and level designer. He has credits on shipped titles from AAA and indie game companies both serious and entertainment based. Prior to joining the faculty in the College of Design, Justin taught digital art, computer programming, and video game design for over ten years at several colleges including building a new Simulation and Game Design program at William Peace University. His research interests include health and games, interactive design, virtual reality, and emergent technology for digital art production.


B.S. Game Art and Design Art Institute of Pittsburgh

M.S. Game Production University of Advancing Technology

Doctor of Design Candidate North Carolina State University