Currently the CEO and programmer of Konglomerate Games a Video Games company specialized in developing serious games. Passionate about creating concepts which help or educate and bringing them to life through games. Accessibility for everyone is a major focus of mine when developing games.
University of Abertay Dundee (2016-2020)
Computer Games Applications Development – 4.0 GPA: Software Design, Graphics Programming with Shaders, Networking for Games Systems, Game Programming and System Architectures, Maths, Professional Project, Applied Games Technologies, Audio Programming and Honours Project
Foyle College (2009 – 2016)
A-Levels: Maths (A), Chemistry (A), Physics (B), AS-Level Biology (B)
10 GCSEs including additional maths (5A*’s, 4As, 1B)
CEO – Konglomerate Games (2019 -)
Developed timeline estimates and budget allocations. Worked with clients, wrote up proposals and completed funding applications. Runner up for the Converge Impact Challenge with a £16,000 prize. Winner of the Enterprise in Education category and runner up in Video Games Company category for the Courier Business awards. Winner of SIE Fresh Ideas competition
Programmer – Konglomerate Games and Microsoft, Project Fizzyo – Archipelayo (2018 -)
Created a game to encourage children to do their physiotherapy routines. Use of prototype controller and implemented analytics and achievements system. Winner of the International Serious Play Gold Award
Honours Project (2019 -)
Developing a game for speech therapy for the elderly with a focus on Parkinson’s Disease. Game involves computer vision to detect facial movement which is used in gameplay.
Multiple game jams and personal projects (2016 -)
Created multiple games with varying degrees of complexity in both 2D and 3D, all available on my itch.io page. Developed prototype audio visualizer for deaf players which will be released on the asset store.
Volunteer at games development conference, Arcadia (2017)
Helped to set up booths and games and aided throughout
Maths tutoring for university student (2017)
Tutored student for his Applied maths module resit; he achieved the maximum grade
Secretary, The James Hutton Institute, Dundee (2018)
Worked for the post graduate school at James Hutton dealing with student budgets, managing databases, the application for Athena Swan accreditation and designed and published publicity material
Waiter, Spinnaker restaurant, Portrush (2014)
Took orders and dealt with customer complaints and problems
|Programming Languages||C++, C#, SQL|
|Tools and Engines||Unity, GameMaker Studio, Visual Studios, Excel, Unreal (Basic)|
|Libraries||SFML, Box2D, OpenGL, DirectX11, Bullet|
Class representative for four years for my university course which involves dealing with complaints and suggestions from students while working with lecturers and course leaders. Was one of 12 cadets from the UK selected for a 6-week intensive Command and Leadership Course in Canada.
Pitched ideas in front of multiple investors and judges for various funding competitions of which multiple have been successful and resulted in funding.
Currently a member of a nine-person multi-disciplinary development team where my personal contribution to the team has been positively remarked upon by tutors, clients and team members. Was captain of the Abertay University men’s basketball team (seconds) and play matches competitively whilst also running weekly training sessions. Take part in many game jams with varying team sizes. Also have completed the Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold award scheme.
References available on request