Colin is currently the Lead Level Designer on the next iteration of Mass Effect, being created at Bioware Montreal. Born in Athens, Georgia, Colin struck north and graduated in 2004 from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA that focused on painting, ceramics, and animation. From there, Colin joined the ranks at Big Huge Games in Timonium, Maryland. He would go on to become the Lead World Designer on the open world RPG, "Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning". In 2005, he took a brief hiatus from game development to live and paint in Antarctica for three months as a co-grantee of the National Science Foundation's Artists and Writers program. In 2008, Colin joined the PBS television series "Time Team America" to travel around the country with a team of archaeologists and act as the show's host and artist. Colin now lives with his wife and their two dogs. Recently, Colin launched his webcomic, Circus Saudade.