Jessy Jo Gomez

Youth Game Design Teacher & Artist based in NYC

changin' da world thru game design

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Super Mario Bros. hack Battle for Boobland

by Jessy Jo, Xiaoye Lin, and Joseph Moore
| version 1 | version 2 | final testing |

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Check out more of my stuff on YouTube!


Parsons The New School for Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

New York, NY · 2011 – 2016

Major: Design & Technology | Minor: Japanese Studies


School Professionals

Substitute Teacher & Tutor

New York City · Spring 2017 – Spring 2017

All Star Code

Lead Instructor

New York, NY · Summer 2017 – Summer 2017

Manhattan Youth

Activities Specialist

New York, NY · Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

iD Tech Camps

Lead Instructor

New York, NY · Summer 2016 – Summer 2016


Youth Programs Associate

Brooklyn, NY · Spring 2016 – Spring 2016

NY Code + Design Academy

Youth Instructor

New York, NY · Spring 2016 – Spring 2016

Centenary Summer Scholars

Computer Science Teacher

Hackettstown, NJ · Summer 2015 – Summer 2015


Co-Founder & Educator

New York, NY · Spring 2012 – Fall 2015

Parsons Pre-College Academy

TA, Mentor, & Designer

New York, NY · Fall 2011 – Spring 2015

Global Kids

Youth Leader

New York, NY · Fall 2009 – Spring 2011


2017 Adobe Project 1324 (#CreativeImpact), Adobe,
2016 The Future Now | SUPERSTRANSPOSITIONS (black box — INVISIBLE DISABILITIES), Parsons Festival, New York, NY
2014 Emoti-Con! (Keynote Speaker & Judge), Emoti-Con!, New York, NY
2014 Global Kids (Twenty Five Years of Turning Hope Into Action), Huffington Post, New York, NY
2013 Young Women Speak Out (Media Maker), YWSO, New York, NY
2012 Hey Girl [Gamer] (Speaker), Sarah Schoemann, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Games for Change (Speaker), G4C, New York, NY


2016 Kill Screen Scholar, Kill Screen Festival
showing the world why games by women matter
2013 ESAF Scholar, Entertainment Software Association Foundation
assists women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in computer and video game arts
2012 Anna Toonk Scholar, Anna Toonk
study abroad opportunity in Paris for students and graduates of the Parsons Scholars Program
2011 QuestBridge Scholar, QuestBridge
links high-achieving low-income students with opportunities at leading US colleges and universities
2008 Parsons Scholars Program, Parsons Pre-College Academy
college prep program designed to give access to Parsons to a diverse body of talented students who might not otherwise have the opportunity