Areas of Specializationgame studies, narrative design, digital content design, user experience and engagement
Lindsey Joyce is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) and The University of Texas at Dallas. Her industry experience and research interests involve the construction of digital content that meets user needs and increases interest and engagement.
In her research, Joyce focuses her attention primarily on video game narrative. Joyce considers how the construction and presentation of narrative elements influence player experiences. As a faculty member of the Narrative Systems Research Lab, Joyce collaborates with other faculty and students to research narrative issues in games. Joyce is also invested in the field of game’s journalism and has published works in Killscreen, Five out of Ten, First Person Scholar, and elsewhere. Committed to the preservation of digital media scholarship and journalism within the field of video games, Joyce is also an emeritus member of Critical-Distance.
Professionally, Joyce’s knowledge of digital content and user experience has led her to work for such companies as RealPage and Istation. In these positions, Joyce was responsible for the design and publication of digital content used for inbound marketing across numerous digital platforms such as blogs, twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc. Joyce has expert knowledge of platforms used for the creation and output of digital content including Wordpress, Hubspot, and HootSuite.
EducationPhD, Arts and Technology, University of Texas at Dallas, 2017
MA, English, West Virginia University, 2010
BA, English, West Virginia University, 2008