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Jess Marcotte

Jess Marcotte is a game designer, writer, intersectional feminist, and PhD student at Concordia University who has worked on games such as “In Tune: a game about navigating consent”, "rustle your leaves to me softly," and “The Truly Terrific Traveling Troubleshooter”. Through these projects, they explores their interests in accessibility, diversity and provoking meaningful conversations through their work. Their other research interests include critical and speculative design, feminist making, and praxis-focused research. Their PhD at TAG, under the supervision of Rilla Khaled, will explore what it means to digitize entangled analog and embodied experiences from an intersectional feminist design perspective. They are a founding member of Tweed Couch Games and were one of the co-directors for Critical Hit 2015. In their spare time, they like to scuba dive, make sushi and play roleplaying and board games. With Allison, they co-wrote I Love Indie Nostalgia and You

Find out more at jeka.games or visit their twitter, @jekagames