Josef Schinwald's career began as 3D-Artist in Salzburg. For several years, he was responsible for the region central Europe as Demoartist at 3D-Software company SideEffects. He holds a Master of Sciences in MultiMedia Producing at Donau-University Krems.
In 2001, Josef Schinwald created the department Computer Animation of the degree programme MultiMediaArt. As an expert for computer games, he soon brought the topic into teaching - today an essential element of the degree programme.
Next to his academic career, Josef Schinwald always contributed to the private sector as well. He founded the animation studio HiddenLine, with customers like Opel Ag or BMW Group.
In 2015, Josef Schinwald became Head of the degree programme MultiMediArt where he dedicates much of his time to the topics Virtual Reality & Playable Media.