Erin Robinson Swink

Creative Director, UCSC Masters in Games & Playable Media

Before joining the UC Santa Cruz faculty last year, Erin Swink had 10 years of successful game development experience as an independent game designer and developer, with credits on more than 10 independently developed games, most recently Gravity Ghost. She taught game design and prototyping at Columbia College in Chicago for five years, and she is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, such as the Game Developers Conference and Gaming Insiders Summit. With a background in neuroscience, she has written and lectured on the connections between neuroscience and games.

My Sessions

UC Santa Cruz is Serious About Games

UC Santa Cruz has built a strong reputation in higher education for both training and research around games, and just celebrated its 10th year of a game-specific degree. Our programs are now growing into focal areas of games, and we are excited to announce that beginning in 2017, UCSC will offer a professional MS degree […]