The Power of Public Media

Published: 1 month ago

Museum of African American History exhibit page

The digital team recently launched a homepage redesign for the Museum of African American History. The homepage showcases the new Frederick Douglas exhibit and other upcoming events along with serving as a portal into the rest of their content. The Museum of African American History is seeking funding …

Published: 6 months ago

WGBH from above

Special thanks to the 3DR Solo team for getting us started with some brilliant product design.  

Published: 1 year ago

Building Mobile 2D Games Using Unity – Part 2

In my last blog about Unity and 2D games, we talked about the creation of a sprite sheet and importing it into Unity. Now let’s take this sprite sheet and create an animation that we can use in our interactive. You should have experience …

Published: 1 year ago

Design Squad Website Redesign

WGBH’s EMMY-winning Design Squad Nation website has picked up a clean, new design. Kids as young as eight years old can find games, videos, challenges and tools to inspire and grow engineering skills. The site extensively features designs from kids and offers the ability …

Published: 1 year ago

Boston Festival of Indie Games (FIG) 2015 – Recap

WGBH was a proud sponsor of the 2015 Boston Festival of Indie Games on Saturday, September 12 at MIT.  As one of a handful of studios focused on educational games, we welcomed steady attendance at our booth from gamers of all ages (pre-K to lifelong …

Published: 1 year ago

Front End Developer Needed

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking for a front-end or full-stack developer with impressive coding skills to join our collaborative, interdisciplinary team. You’ll be working closely with other developers, designers and producers as you create our next award winning application. At WGBH, we get to …

Published: 1 year ago

Antiques Roadshow: How we used Node.js to build a better website

Here at WGBH, we recently launched a large portion of a newly redesigned and rebuilt Antiques Roadshow website. Roadshow is one of PBS’s most popular series, and the website is a treasure trove of information around the program, including an appraisal archive of everything …

Published: 12 months ago

Gracie & Friends on the new Apple TV

The WGBH Digital team was lucky to get their hands on the pre-release Apple TV SDK in October.  Jillian, Kevin, Tom and the First 8 Studios team at WGBH have published our first tvOS app and hopes to be featured on the Apple TV app store. Importantly, the new …

Published: 1 year ago

Building Mobile 2D Games Using Unity – Part 1

Unity has become a great solution for multi-platform game development. You can create a console, mobile or web game with the same tool. It is a tool mostly known for 3D content. Unity now includes a 2D feature set, with more to come soon. In …

Published: 1 year ago

Interning at WGBH Digital

Interning at WGBH Digital is a unique experience with an interesting balance between solo contributions and team collaboration. As the saying goes, “there is no ‘i’ in team.” Every piece of work completed adds to the finished product, in one way or another. This …