Story: Nov 18, 2014
New film studies prof helps students appreciate film as art ...
CIA Exhibition: Nov 07, 2014
Fall 2014 Exhibitions
Story: Nov 15, 2014
Students capture two of the top prizes in museum's surreal d...
Events: Nov 21, 2014
Lunch On Fridays: Michael Polk + Amber Esner
Social: about 5 hours ago via Facebook
Join us tomorrow, Nov. 21, 6-9pm, at Art Spot for some great art and a chance to support Cleveland Institute of Art students! Works of art by CIA faculty, stude...
Story: Nov 04, 2014
New CIA building taking shape; set for December completion
CIA Exhibition: Nov 21, 2014 @ The Wine Spot in Cleveland Heights, OH
100 Show and Sale 2014
Story: Nov 03, 2014
New Uptown Residence Hall featured in CIA video
Department Game Design
Courses Game Media Production III
Michael is currently working as an indie game developer with well over a decade of prior experience in AAA games, where he's filled the role of artist, designer, lead and development director. He's shipped multiple titles and DLC with some of the most significant companies in the industry including LucasArts, Microsoft, Bungie, and Electronic Arts. His contributions, which include projects in the Star Wars, Halo, and DeadSpace universes, have led to total lifetime unit sales in the tens of millions and revenues in the billions of dollars.
His personal blog covering career development in the games industry can be found here: http://koikodo.blogspot.com/.
Animation Career Review names CIA's Animation and Game Design programs as fifth best in the Midwest, noting our vast classroom/studio space.
While at CIA, you'll learn from the masters through our rigorous, world-class curriculum and connect with working professionals to begin your career.