André Thomas

Director, LIVE lab
Associate professor of the Practice, Texas A&M University and Visualization department
CEO, Triseum


André Thomas spent over 20 years in CGI production and was formerly the Head of Graphics for EA Sports Football games (NCAA, Madden, Head Coach, NFL Tour). The Madden franchise is the longest running and most successful sports franchise in the history of the games industry. André was able to turn his passion for Computer Graphics into a career in 1994, when he created graphics for such notable feature films as Men in Black, Con Air, Independence Day, and Tomorrow Never Dies. He worked on the 3D feature film Valiant in 2003, after which he worked on Ant Bully. In 2007, André joined Electronic Arts and worked on over 15 shipped football games.

André joined the faculty of the Visualization department at Texas A&M University in January of 2014, where he teaches Game Design, Game Development and interactive graphics techniques and founded the Learning Interactive Visualization Experience lab – LIVE lab.