Jared Bruhn

Jared Bruhn

Jared Bruhn

Assistant Professor

Professor Jared Bruhn is a member of our Computer Game Design Faculty. He teaches courses that cover introductory game design, game history, and online and mobile game production. Before joining the faculty, he taught at George Mason's Fairfax campus. He has also worked professionally and independently in the game industry in various roles: designer, producer, and programmer.
Prof. Bruhn earned his master's degree in Games and Playable Media at University of California, Santa Cruz. He was taught under the instruction of game industry greats John and Brenda Romero.

Current Research

Fishbowl Kid- An interactive story about coping with depression

Selected Publications

2Mundos. Mind Racer. Mobile Game. 2011; 2Mundos, 2016. Download. iOS & Android

Earl Grey Games. REPLAY. Computer Game. Earl Grey Games, 2015. Download. Microsoft Windows & Mac OS

Courses Taught

GAME 101: Introduction to Game Design
GAME 140: Applied Coding for Game Design
GAME 210: Basic Game Design
GAME 230: History of Computer Games
GAME 232: Online and Mobile Games
GAME 300: Portfolio Preparation
GAME 310: Game Design Studio
AVT 104: Two-Dimensional Design and Color


M.S. Games and Playable Media, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2015
B.S. Computer Science, California State University, San Bernardino, 2012