Mengling (Absinthe) Wu has a Masterʼs of Science degree in Game Science and Design at Northeastern University. She has excelled in taking different areas of media study like the following: concept illustration, 3D modeling, film and digital camera photography, game design, website development and modern art history; and implementing them into her digital works.
As a graphic artist and game design, Absinthe has two and half years of working experience work with digital production teams, such as Game designer at Northeastern University, Photographer & Web designer at Sparks Magazine, Marketing researcher at Maker Media.
Absinthe also explored various creative industries and determined her niche as someone who is involved in a community with people who have a passion for creating video games. Previously, she published Unity web game Pacific Armada, Magnet Racer, Unreal 4 3D game Wonderland, and RPG game Out of Vacation Days.
Absinthe will continue to work in media production industry, and create video games, animation, UI/UX design.
Out of Vacation Days is a story - and choice-driven RPG game, which allows players to encounter multiple story endings within the game.Made by Absinthe Wu Greg Gonzalez and Phillip Corrado. Created for Senior Project class, University of Florida, Florida.
Magnet Racers is a game where four players control magnets as they race around a track. Whoever finishes 5 laps first wins. Made by Absinthe Wu, Tyler Corwin, Uttkarsh Narayan and Shubham. Created for Game Design and Analysis class, Northeastern University, Boston.
Wonderland is a maze environment third-person view game, which allows player walk through the maze and experience the strange,mysterious ways of Wonderland, attempting to find their way back home. Made by Absinthe Wu and Brent Lopez. Created for Game Design 2 class, University of Florida, Florida.
Burdened by the pressure of limited time and an exhausting food supply,the Bandits need to trek across half the globe, making their way through seven exotic countries. Created for Game Design I class, University of Florida, Florida.
POSITION: 3D ANIMATOR AND VOICE ACTOR. A SHORT LOVE STORY BETWEEN A CHINESE GIRL AND AN AMERICAN BOY. CREATED FOR ADVANCED ANIMATION CLASS, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, FLORIDA..
POSITION: SCREENWRITER, ACTRESS. TEAM BADASSʼS (UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA BA IN DIGITAL ART AND SCIENCE MAJOR STUDENTS) ORIGINAL SHORT FILM. A SCARY MOVIE ABOUT “SUPERNATURAL”CREATED FOR 2015 SANTA FE COLLEGE 48 HOURS' FILM COMPETITIONS, FLORIDA..
POSITION: DIRECTOR, VIDEO EDITOR. GOAL OF THIS MUSIC IS SUPPORTING GAINESVILLE LOCAL COMMUNITY OR ARTISTS, AND COMMUNICATE THE TRANSFORMATION THAT CAN BE HAPPEN FROM FRIENDS AND MUSIC. LOCATION: GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA.
DIRECTOR, DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY, SOUND DESIGNER. FIRST INTERACTIVE FILM IN UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, WHICH TAKES PLACE IN A CONTEMPORARY COLLEGE TOWN AND FOLLOWS THE STORY OF A YOUNG MAN NAMED JOHN. CREATED FOR INTERACTIVE MEDIA STORYTELLING CLASS, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, FLORIDA.