The Power of Public Media

Published: 6 years ago

UX Boston Conference #2!

Once again UX Boston Conference #2!, which took place in November with a diverse range of speakers, proved to be just as thought provoking and as engaging as UX Conference #1. This post focuses on three of the speakers and their topics of discussion. …

Published: 7 years ago

An Orc could teach you a thing or two…

Winning in a video game can be measured in many ways. Kill all the zombies within a desolated dirty cityscape… Collect all the colorful candies you can match as quickly and diligently as you can. Find the princess in the Bubble Castle… Many parents may …

Published: 7 years ago

Boston FIG 2014 Recap

This year, WGBH Digital’s kids team returns to Boston FIG to show off our latest batch of educational games! We invited our friends – Arthur, Curious George, Peep, and Ruff – to help us show off our hard work. We got a lot of …

Published: 7 years ago

Just Launched: Arthur’s Big App

  Arthur’s Big App is finally here! You have seen D.W. and her unicorn adventure, now it’s time to join Arthur and his friends in adventures around Elwood City! Be the librarian at Elwood City Library, make and serve Smoothies at the Sugar Bowl, …

Published: 7 years ago

The Process of Prototyping and Beyond

One topic that always comes up when developing games is Prototyping. This is where game mechanics are evaluated, ideas are fleshed out, where mistakes can be found and games become fun. In our group, finding the “fun” is the goal, while learning is paramount …

Published: 7 years ago

Boston FIG, Here We Come!

Boston Festival of Indie Games is tomorrow and the kids team is super excited! We have giant Arthur, loads of web games and new apps, and SWAG! Come by table S18 to say hi and play some games. You might just learn something while …

Published: 7 years ago

Life as a Co-Op

Hi! I’m Karen, an aspiring web/interactive designer and current student at Northeastern University. For the past eight months, I’ve been working as a design co-op for WGBH Digital, the department committed to producing educational websites, games, apps, and other digital media.   Digital’s open, …

Published: 7 years ago

We’re Hiring: Digital Designer

At WGBH, we create educational digital experiences that accompany popular PBS Kids programming such as Curious George and Arthur. We design everything from websites to HTML5 games, apps, video players and comprehensive digital curriculum. As a Digital Designer, you will craft the visual design …

Published: 7 years ago

UX Boston Conference #2!

I attended the July, 19th UX Conference at the NERD Center! Great speakers, great crowd, and all focused on the User Experience! Here are my recaps from the notes I took and some impressions I got from 5/10 speakers (see Lisa’s post for the other half). It looks …

Published: 7 years ago

We’re Hiring: Digital Associate Producer

We have a rare opportunity for someone who is energetic and creative to support the U.S. digital presence for MASTERPIECE dramas in the role of Digital Associate Producer. In this role, you’ll work in the daily operation and editorial production for the series website …