BS, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh; MFA, The Academy of Art University
Jesse O'Brien is a game developer and animated short filmmaker. Before joining SOFA he was a Senior Lecturer in the School of Interactive Games and Media at RIT, where he taught for eight years. Jesse has over fifteen years of game development experience. He has worked on eighteen shipped game titles, for companies including Activision, EA, Valve, Hi-Rez, Velan, and Workinman. He is currently working as Art Director on the MAGIC Spell Studios game, That Damn Goat.
In the News
September 7, 2021
New leadership roles, faculty hires highlight changes in College of Art and Design
RIT's Schools of Art, American Crafts, Film and Animation, and Photographic Arts and Sciences are all under new leadership.
This is my demo reel of recent work. Shot Breakdown Shots 1, 5, 6, 8, 11, 13, Dota 2 courier, Maya – I rigged and animated the courier. Shots 2, 4, 10, 14, Paladins Champions, 3ds Max – I...
A young boy yearns to fly. He builds flying machines, each one more elaborate and dangerous than the last, but each one fails. In the end he achieves his dream of flying, though not quite in the way...