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About Me

I am a professional video game designer with 6 years of industry experience and a specialization in World and Level Design. I enjoy working in every aspect of design and my experience covers a variety of projects including cooperative shooters, competitor shooters, action adventure, role playing, and survival crafting games.

Recent Experience

Zapper Games
World Designer

2021 - Current

Funcom
Game Designer II
 Level Designer
 Assoc. Level De
signer

2018 - 2021

  • Feature owner and designer of nonlinear open game world for third person action-adventure game set within a new intellectual property.
     

  • Prototyping variety of content for open world points of interest including combat encounters, puzzle encounters, and discoverable vignettes.
     

  • Prototyping variety of abilities for player and enemy characters including movements, equipment, and weapons.
     

  • Designing and implementing comprehensive metrics for world building including metrics for modular asset kits and composition of world content.
     

  • Designing and implementing design-oriented tools using blueprint scripting for editor markup and note taking to improve world building workflow.

  • Designed and implemented level content including 50+ open world points of interest, 5+ competitive combat arenas, and 10+ cooperative roleplaying dungeons utilizing Unreal Engine 4 and Blender.
     

  • Designed and implemented game features including 5+ weapons, 10+ weapon modifications, character camera states, and controller user experience utilizing Unreal Engine 4.
     

  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams while owning design features from conception to implementation across projects inclusive of a cooperative shooter, competitive shooter, and survival sandbox.
     

  • Assisted environment artists with level set dressing and lighting tasks while validating successive iterations preserved integrity of gameplay and level design alongside alignment with visual targets.
     

  • Prototyped and defined comprehensive metrics for 3+ modular asset kits across projects through iterative analysis of game feel inclusive of character functionality, engagement ranges, and user experience.

North Carolina State University

2014 - 2018

  • Bachelor of Science: Business Administration

    • Concentration: Information Technology​

    • GPA: 3.25

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