Thaleia is a Senior Lecturer in Games Art. She is also the Programme Leader for the BA Games Design and the Theme Leader for the Art Route of the degree.
Thaleia's background is in cultural communication, digital media design and art history. She holds an MSc in Design and Digital Media and an MSc in Modern Art. Her PhD research investigated the design of mobile game-based learning applications for adult learners. Thaleia has been teaching in Higher Education since 2009 and her teaching focuses on video games, media design and digital art. Within the BA Games Design she teaches modules on art theory, 2D asset creation, concept art and character design, among others. Her teaching is informed by concepts of visual style, graphical vocabularies, interactive compositions and visual aesthetics for games.
Thaleia is particularly interested in indie, experimental and art-focused games. Some of her favourites include: The Path, Machinarium, Limbo, The Unfinished Swan and 140.
- Undergraduate Programme Leader for the BA Games Design
- Games Design (Art) Route Leader
- Fellow of the Brunel Academy for the Transformation of Teaching