Grant Skinner is an internationally recognized leader in the field of interactive development.
His body of work spans experimental interaction, applications, games, websites, installations, embedded devices, and mobile, with a recent focus on projects that span multiple environments.
Grant fuses his experience with design, user experience, development, and business with a driving creativity to produce projects that push the boundaries of interactive technologies.
While building gskinner.com into a leading interactive production shop, Grant has worked with a wide range of high calibre clients including Google, Microsoft, Adobe, AOL, BBC, Salesforce, Nissan, GE, EA, CNN, and DirectTV.
Most recently, Grant has been working on bringing Flash-like interactive experiences to the open web via tools & libraries such as CreateJS, Zoe, and the Flash Pro Toolkit For CreateJS.
Building Fun (with CreateJS & HTML5)
Building games is fun! Building web-deployed, device-friendly, multi-player games using bleeding-edge web standards is fun AND challenging.
This session will explore the process and challenges of building a collection of online arcade-style games for a major client using CreateJS and HTML5.
The talk will cover a wide range of areas including concept & design, process & tools, opportunities, and a variety of technical topics such as canvas, web audio, asset management, CSS3D, multiplayer, multitouch, cross-browser & device support, performance management, and more.