Current Organizations

Parsons School of Design - The New School
Lecturer, New York, NY
I teach and develop courses for game design and artistic practice under the Design Technology major within the school of Art, Media and Technology.

Babycastles Gallery
Co-founder / Director of Academic Programs / Meow, New York, NY
A radical art gallery and collective, bridging the intersection of games and art with a focus on outside voices, DIY culture and punk aesthetics.
The Third Faction LLC
Founding Member, Azeroth
An artist collective working as a political activist group inside the World of Warcraft.
Ars Virtua
Founding Member, Second Life and Minecraft
An art gallery and artist group. Much of Ars Virtua's work is based in Second Life and other synthetic environments.

Past Organizations

Mighty Immersion
Former Lead VR Programmer / Senior Designer, Brooklyn, NY
I collaborated with medical researchers and practitioners to develop virtual reality games as a form of therapy and alternative medicine.

Pratt Institute
Former Visiting Instructor, New York, NY
Taught and designed game development courses for Art Department’s Game Design track and for the School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Conteneo Inc (Innovation Games)
Former Senior Web developer / Gamesmith, Mountain View, CA
A serious games company that leverages collaborative play to empower people and organizations to work better together.
SJSU Game Development Club
Co-founder, Former Faculty Advisor, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
An official student-run organization promoting all aspects of game development, including, design, programming and art.
Works / San Jose
Former Member, San Jose, CA
Works is your nonprofit, all-volunteer run community art gallery and performance center.

Former Managing Editor
One of the longest running online publications focusing on new media.
CADRE Laboratory for New Media
Former Research Fellow, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
An interdisciplinary academic and research program with witch I am involved in ongoing collaborations.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Former Program Associate, Stanford, CA
The Carnegie Foundation is a one hundred year old academic non-profit seeking to empower the scholarship of teaching and learning in the United States.

John Bruneau 2023