Video Game Art Veteran Mike Swanson comes to LSU Mike Swanson has over 25 years’ experience in developing games, from touch-screen laserdisc golf in the late 80's to the latest VR content and everything in-between. Mike has had a hand in almost every game genre, game system and has held multiple roles at various publishers, independent developers and startups.
Mike currently works at Nvidia as a Sr. Producer on top tier game titles, helping high profile developers make their games the highest of quality. Mike has also worked at Electronic Arts Canada, Lucasarts Entertainment, Take 2, Gas Powered Games, Relic Entertainment and Bigpoint. Mike has worked on big franchises such as FIFA, SSX, Supreme Commander and Ages of Empire. He has held roles as an artist, art lead, technical art department manager, studio art manager, senior producer and executive producer.