Emoji Jam is an immersive interactive experience at MGM Cotai’s indoor plaza that incorporates the world’s largest area of permanent LED display—25-screen array spanning the atrium’s 900-meter perimeter. Visitors participate the game through their mobile devices via Wechat.
Creative Director | Travis Threlkel, Steve Mason
Creative lead | Kaya Ono
Game Developer | Willy Nolan
Payoff Emoji Developer | Matthew Regan, Marpi
Animator | Andy Mai
Client | MGM China
Produced at Obscura
🍎🍜🍔 Snack Dance 🍊🍡🥑
🐛🦊🐈 Animal Party 🐖🦀🐬
We created a script that animates each layer of svg file. This universal template was used to automate the animation of rest of emoji set that wasn’t part of the first 2 game theme.
Examples of key moments: Game round opening, game mode, and game round ending.