John Ferrara

John Ferrara

John Ferrara has worked as a user experience practitioner since 1999 and began designing video games in 2001. His nutrition education game Fitter Critters was a top prizewinner in the 2010 Apps for Healthy Kids contest sponsored by Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign, and has had demonstrated benefit in schools. In 2011 he co-founded Megazoid Games, which focuses on creating mobile, social, and educational player experiences.

Twitter: @PlayfulDesign

Webcast: Designing Effective Games to Do Awesome Things in the Real World
September 17, 2014
In this webcast talk led by John Ferrara, author of Playful Design, brings things back to the basics of good design practice, with an emphasis on how games themselves can create real value in the real world.