EDUCATION

GRADUATE

Savannah College of Art and Design: Savannah, GA

Pursuing Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Media and Game Development                                 

Expected Graduation: Spring 2017

 

UNDERGRADUATE

Lewis & Clark College: Portland, OR

Bachelor of Arts, Theatre

Graduated Spring of 2013

 

GAME DESIGN EXPERIENCE

Lead Level Designer/Assistant Game Designer  Avant Games                         Spring 2016--Present

    -Shipped title: “Dragon Souls” (In Beta)

    -Set dressing, world building, map and level layout design

   -Assisting with balancing and Game Mechanics 

Creative Director/Co-Founder  Cosmic Voodoo                        Winter 2016-- Present

    -Unshipped titles: “432 Abercorn” (In development) “Pinnacle of the West” (In development)

    -Managing, organizing and directing creative operations

    -Level design, programming and concept creation

-Story development, character design and script writing.

Lead Programmer/Assistant Level Designer  Monty Studios                Winter--Spring 2016

   -Set dressing and level layout

-Designing and programming all encounters

-Story development and in-game letter writing                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Enforcer PAX East 2014                                    Spring 2014

    -Work the expo floor, helping man studio booths, running security and cleanup

    -Helping developers set up, break down and other errands

Director, The Lonesome West, Portland, OR (Volunteer)                                      Spring 2013               

   -Organized and coordinated a student run production including: organizing props and set pieces, making   

     costume and lighting design choices as well as training actors in an Irish dialect.

    -Created a coherent schedule for said production.

    -Acted as leader and mentor for young actors.

 

SPECIAL SKILLS

-Maya and ZBrush

-Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and InDesign

-Unreal Engine 4

-Unity Engine

-Game document creation

-In depth familiarity of all of Microsoft Office Suite

-Computer troubleshooting and repair

-Extensive knowledge of research methods