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EA and Lucasfilm Creative Directors Visit their Alma Mater, Ai Pittsburgh

By: Justin Shook

August 10, 2018

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh welcomed back alumni, and award-winning video game and entertainment industry professionals, Stig Asmussen (Associate in Specialized Technology- Computer Animation & Multimedia, 1998) and Hezekiah (Hez) Chorba (Associate in Specialized Technology- Industrial Design Technology, 1997).

Stig Asmussen is the Game Director at Electronic Arts at Respawn Entertainment overseeing the development of a new Star Wars video game titled, “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order”, expected to be released holiday 2019. Stig is well known for his work on the God of War series. Hez is the Senior Brand Creative Director at Lucasfilm and Disney Interactive. Hez oversees creative and brand guidelines for the Star Wars portfolio (i.e. video games, films, toys and more).

During their two-day visit to Ai Pittsburgh, Stig and Hez spent time in classrooms, talked with students, reviewed portfolios and held a special Q&A for students, faculty and staff.

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