Digital Media alumnus Matt Nava (’09) has been named as one of Forbes Magazine's ‘30 under 30’ for 2013 in the category Games & Apps. In each of 15 fields, Forbes’ '30 under 30' annual list seeks 30 of the fields' brightest stars under the age of 30.
Matt served as Art Director at thatgamecompany 2008–2012 where he created the look of the video games Flower and Journey. These Playstation 3 games have won critical and popular acclaim. He has now cofounded and serves as Creative Director at the new game company Giant Squid Studios. Giant Squid’s first game—as yet unrevealed but much anticipated by game players and critics alike—is currently in development.