Dr. Ruth S. Contreras has worked as a game designer and new technologies consultant for over 9 years.

Key Business Accomplishments:

  • Professor in Higher Education and Research at a private university based in Barcelona, Spain
  • Teaches Game Design and Interactive Communication Design at University of Vic (Uvic)
  • Tutor in postgraduate courses at University of Vic (Uvic)
  • Game designer for Atrapalo, Generalitat de Catalunya and Caritas, among others
  • Visiting Professor at Azuay University in Ecuador
  • Research focus on how games transform the way we learn
  • Working on several European game research projects
  • Member of the Engineering Computing research group(GIE) at Polytechnic University of Catalonia, working on serious games and game based learning research
  • Member of the Instituto de la Comunicación at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (INCOM-UAB)
  • Collaborator with the research group Comunidades Virtuais, at the Universidade do Estado da Bahia in Brazil
  • Former professor at the University Centre of Art, Architecture and Design (University of Guadalajara, Mexico)
  • Former professor at the School of Industrial Engineering of Barcelona – ETSEIB (Polytechnic University of Catalonia)
  • Blogger at juegosyaprendizaje.com
  • PhD in Mutlimedia Design