Meet our Staff


Artech Camps hires the best and brightest young adults to work in our camps. Some are past campers. All have achieved advanced levels in their specialties, whether it be game development, character design, animation, Minecraft and other creative pursuits!

Blast from the Past

Instructors at Artech Camps talk about what they like best working at Artech! Even during the Pandemic!

Austin MacDougall

Lead Instructor

(He, him) Austin is coming back this summer to share his love of games, gaming and programming skills! 

Logan Brufatto


(He, him) Logan is back for a second summer. He is a fun-loving guy who has some great Minecraft adventures and other cool stuff planned for this summer!

Espen Mejia-Ortega


(They, them) Espen joined the Artech staff last summer. They are a former Artech camper, an amazing artist and animator, ready to pursue a creative path in game design!

Ada Denil, Consultant

(She, her)

I am very excited to be consulting again this summer for Artech Camps! I have been working as a freelance animator, and for Artech for many years. I love to draw, animate, and create art in general, and love to facilitate spaces where kids can be creative.

Forde Nedemovic, Consultant

(He, him) Forde is a Computer Programmer, past Artech Instructor and current contributing Consultant to Artech. He loves to explore the infinite possibilities of coding and developing creative programs for Minecraft, Pixel Art and Scratch.

“Do what you do because no one else is quite like you.” – Forde

“At Artech Camps, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our campers, our employees, and our community. ”