Drew Snyder teaches a variety of digital design courses with a special interest in gaming and 3-D computer graphics. After studying fine arts for several years, he received his undergraduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University in industrial design (product design). His first job after school was as a toy designer for K’NEX, later becoming a consult to several companies. In 1998 he began teaching design arts at Lehigh University. In 2004 he received his master’s degree in digital imaging and design from New York University. In 2006 he relocated from Bethlehem, Penn., to Silver Spring and began teaching at AACC. Since starting at AACC, he has been working on developing courses and programs in game development and computer graphics.