Ivan, locally born in Novi Sad, is an Assistant Professor at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, and a Lead Technical Artist at Playrix RS. He completed both his undergraduate and masters studies at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, with a major in graphics and new visual media. During his engagement with Eipix Entertainment, he worked as a 2D artist, level designer, human resources manager, and head of education. Ivan previously worked as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Digital Production at Educons University and was a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Florida, Digital Worlds Institute. He founded, led and taught at Eipix Academy, the first educational center for video game development in Serbia. He has held a significant number of lectures, workshops and presentations in the country and abroad.