CHRISTIAN HOWARD is a creative strategist, narrative designer and educator based in New York City.
Currently Narrative Design Lead and Dir. of Partnerships at Hidden Level Games, the studio that created Beta the Game -- an internationally successful platformer that teaches players the fundamentals of game design and code simultaneously -- Christian designs systems and clearly defined models for organizations to support the efforts of non-dominant communities as they become impactful creators and problem solvers.
Teaching is an integral part of Christian’s creative and scholarly practices. He has taught courses in Creative Writing; Technology, Culture and Society; HipHop; Interactive Design and more at Cornell University and New York University Tandon School of Engineering, and has guest lectured at Columbia University and other institutions. Christian also consults as a teaching artist and narrative designer with companies and organizations in the US and internationally.
He is the 2016 Game Design Fellow at the Rap Research Lab.
Christian earned degrees from Cornell University and the University of Miami.
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