Dr. Lucas Blair
Co-founded Little Bird Games, a serious game development company that specializes in educational and therapeutic games, in 2011. Prior to founding Little Bird Games, Lucas was lead game designer and co-manager of RETRO Lab at the University of Central Florida. He received a M.S. in Instructional Technology from Bloomsburg University and a PhD in Modeling and Simulation from the University of Central Florida. His doctoral research explored the use of video game achievements to enhance player performance, self-efficacy, and motivation
graduated from George Mason University's Computer Game Design program in 2014. She has been interested in Game Art and Design since she was 12, and has been pursuing it ever since. Iliana possesses leadership experience, having taught and been in leadership positions since 2007, and she is even an Adobe Certified Educator for Photoshop CS5.1. She has expertise in both the plastic and digital arts, including 3D modeling, texturing, concept art, animation, digital painting, drawing, painting and stippling. In addition to her artistic skills, Iliana has about 8 years of programming experience, in both object-oriented and scripting languages, making her well-rounded in her field. Check out her portfolio at ilianavazuka.com.