Jesse Schell

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Birthday
13, 1970
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1970 (age 49)
Birthplace
United States

About

Known for designing such video and web-based games as Pirates of the Caribbean Online and Pixie Hollow, he also created such theme park rides as Toy Story Midway Mania. He founded the Schell Games company and taught at Carnegie Mellon University.

Before Fame

Following his 1994 graduation from Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute, he worked for both Bell Labs and the design department of The Walt Disney Company.

Trivia

He published a popular 2008 manual titled The Art of Game Design.

Family Life

He settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with his wife, Nyra.

Associated With

He joined the Carnegie Mellon faculty on the invitation of fellow computer science expert Randy Pausch.