Justin Jackson - Instructor/Owner
Justin Jackson is an Autodesk Certified Instructor and received his Autodesk Certified Instructor status at Autodesk University and his advanced Animation and Games diploma from Loyalist College.
In addition to this Justin has been a professional game designer, animator, architecture visualizer, and visual effects artist for nearly a decade. He has professional experience working for companies such as Blackberry (formerly RIM), Neezo, Avid and Autodesk. Justin has also taught at many post-secondary institutions including Trillium College, Fleming College, Loyalist College, Trent University, and Durham College.
Justin devotes most of his time fostering the next generation of game designers at Dragon Valley Games for those under the age of 17.
He is the lead game technical director at GusVFX – specializing in next generation technologies such as virtual reality and live game motion capture - and has launched several games for PC Android and Iphone devices.
Justins' students from the college level have gone on to work at prestegious companies including Ubisoft, EA Games, Arc Productions, Intelligent Creatures, SpinVFX, Guru, and Legend 3D to name a few.
As a lifelong student, Justin is also undertaking a teaching degree in Digital Technology and Educational Studies at UOIT.