Mike Ptacek

Mike Ptacek (39) has been a lector at Howest University College in the department Digital Arts & Entertainment since 2007, where his main expertise lies in game production and development of environment and characters assets for games. Computer graphics and game technology have been his passion since early age. He started in the computer graphics sector at the company Imagination in Motion (CG artist for animated movies and entertainment, Brussels/BE) followed by Playlogic Game factory (CG artist for computer games, Breda/NL), and is now Creative Director in Howest’s spinoff DAE Studio’s. Due to his Bachelor in computer science, his international Master in Game production resulting in a thesis “Workflow for high definition 3D game-characters”, and more than 10 years professional experience with computer graphics, Mike has a broad knowledge of workflows used in this industry.