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Eric Zimmerman

Game Designer & Professor
Eric Zimmerman has been working as a game designer for more than 25 years. He was a co-founder with Peter Lee of the award-winning game studio Gamelab. In recent years, Eric has created game installations with architect Nathalie Pozzi for museums including the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. He designs tabletop games like the card game Metagame (with Local No. 12). Eric is the co-author with Katie Salen of Rules of Play and co-founded the nonprofit The Institute of Play. He is an Arts Professor at the NYU Game Center.