MARIAM NAZIRIPOUR


GAME DESIGNER
I am a Digital Media M.S. candidate at Georgia Tech exploring femininity through game design.

I'm interested in designing soft mechanics and dynamic systems that help people understand each other.

All of my games are located on my itch.io profile
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
M.S. in Digital Media, expected 2017
MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE
B.A. in Art History, 2013
Georgia Tech
Fall 2016
I am assiting Dr. Chris LeDantec in teaching "Discovery and Invention," a design research & methods course.
Adult Swim Games
Summer 2016
I'm testing games for web, mobile and console, logging bugs in Jira, providing game design feedback.
Georgia Tech
Spring 2016
I assisted Dr. Lauren Klien and Dr. Carl DiSalvo with research for the Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts Center at Georgia Tech.
Siren Publishing
2014-2015
I made sure manuscripts  were delivered and correctly formatted for each editorial milestone while managing editorial correspondence between authors and a team of in-house & freelance editors.
Girls Make Games
Summer 2014
I taught girls ages 8-15 about game design and the basics of programming in Stencyl. I also got to facilitate some of the campers making their first girl gamer friends, which was pretty cool to witness.
Rhizome.org
Spring 2014
I provided administrative support to the Rhizome staff while working on ongoing projects. I also provided programmatic support leading up to and during the 7on7 conference. Some of the writing I did for them is here.
Kill Screen
Fall 2013
I provided editorial and administrative support by formatting articles in the CMS, updating the release calendar and maintaining the Tumblr. In addition I wrote feature and news articles. They are all located here.

Game Design

  • Unity
  • Twine
  • Ink
  • Phaser
  • Adobe Animate

UI/UX Design

  • Adobe CC
  • Rapid prototyping
  • User testing
  • Balsamiq, Axure
  • Micorsoft Office

Programming

  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • Javascript, JQuery
  • C#
  • Processing
  • Arduino
  • Command Line
  • GitHub, SourceTree, BitBucket

GAMES

An interactive dating show

TWITCH FICTION

Streaming Game

A horror movie
building card game

DIY HORROR MOVIE MAKER

Card Game

DIGITAL MEDIA WORK

Computational remix of Yeezus

SUZEEY

Computational Music