2016 - 2020
MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY
Bachelors Degree in Computer Games Technologies (First-Class Honours)
BTEC Diploma in Film and Moving Image (Merit)
1998 - 2004
GCSE’s - Humanities, English, Maths, Science, GNVQ ICT
Unity, Unreal Engine 4, Visual Studio, JIRA.
Confluence, GitHub, Adobe Premiere, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro.
Blender, Substance Painter, World Machine, Adobe Photoshop.
Designing and prototyping gameplay systems.
Leading the core team and external contractors on projects.
Resolving workflow issues and facilitating work.
– February 2016
SOFT FOCUS SYSTEMS
System support engineer for the company’s proprietary software, as well as our customer’s networks and computers.
Responsible for remotely resolving both software and networking issues across a range of Windows operating systems and networks.
Also responsible for liaising with contracted hardware engineers attending sites, and the customer themselves.
– December 2011
UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPING FORCE IN CYPRUS
A United Nations Peacekeeping mission based in Cyprus. This involved assisting in humanitarian aid runs, settling disputes between the opposing armed forces as well as working with the local population and emergency services.
Dealing with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, helping to work for peace, often when dealing with very sensitive issues in a variety of languages.
– February 2017
(3 ROYAL ANGLIAN REGIMENT)
Worked in a number of roles across a wide range of environments.
Constantly working as part of a versatile team.
– February 2009
SOLID STATE CREATIVES
(GRAPHIC DESIGNER/MEDIA CREATION)
Created branding and graphics for both private sector and local council based organisations.
Provided video recording and post production services.
Provided a constant client/company liaison.