Jason Wiser

Creative Director, Yaya Play Games

Jason Wiser has taught animation and game design at Harvard, Tufts, Northeastern, Emerson, and Lesley Universities. He is the chair of the Media Arts and Animation Department at The New England Institute of Art and has taught master classes at Pixar Animation Studios, Microsoft, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is the Creative Director of Yaya Play Games and his published works include Slam Bolt Scrappers(PS3/Steam), Dance Central (XBOX/Kinect), and DinoTrucks (iPad). His animation has appeared on the Disney ABC Family show Greek, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and in robotics projects at the MIT Media Lab. He holds a master of fine arts from Emerson College and a bachelor's from Wesleyan University.