Josh Taylor

Senior Lecturer in BA (Hons) Games Design

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

Victoria Building, VB019

+44 (0) 1772 89 3184

Josh has over ten years’ experience in the Games Industry working mainly as a Lead Art/Art Director and has experience in concept art, 2D art, modelling, animation and user interface design. He was most notably the Lead Artist on ‘Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone’. He maintains industry contacts which help to secure placements and live briefs for the students on both the BA and MA Games Design Courses.

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MA Industrial Design - Manchester Metropolitan University 1995

BA(Hons) Industrial Design – Manchester Metropolitan University 1993


BA (Hons) Industrial Design

MA Industrial Design


BA (Hons) Games Design

MA Games Design (Course Leader)

MA Toy Design (Course Leader)

External Affiliations and Roles

Partner Liaison Tutor for Futureworks, Manchester.

BA Games Design, BA Game Art, BA Animation with Illustration, BA Visual Effects, BA Post Production