CONTACT

RESUME

(Selected Works)

 

 

QA TESTER (January 2015 - Present)

TT Fusion / Warner Bros. Games

 

 

Project: LEGO Jurassic World

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Investigating titles across multiple consoles such as PS4 and Xbox One

- Communicating with project lead to discuss major issues and concerns.

- Submitting issues found in areas such as audio and gameplay mechanics using JIRA bug tracking application.

- Making suggestions to the development team in order to improve the title.

- Taking part in completing different tests such as Destructive testing and Smoke testing.

- Completing test cases.

 

 

 

 

 

 

QA FUNCTIONALITY TESTER (August 2013 - September 2014)

Sony Computer Entertainment (Liverpool Studio)

 

Projects Credited:

- Little Big Planet 3 (PS3 / PS4)

- DriveClub (PS4)

- Singstar 2014  (PS3 / PS4)

 

Projects Uncredited (Short Term Work):

- Until Dawn (PS4)

- Minecraft (PS3 / PS4)

- The Hungry Horde (PS VITA)

- SCE Live (Video Streaming Application - PS3)

 

Main Work Base:

- SCEE Liverpool Studio

 

Temporary Onsite Work:

- Sumo Digital

- Evolution Studios

 

Responsibilities:

- Testing a range of first party titles on PS4 / PS3 / PS Vita.

- Investigating titles for defects and reporting them using DevTrack.

- Audio compliance testing to ensure titles meet the guideline.

- Assisting in the assessment of content against alpha/beta entry criteria and test exit criteria.

- Confirmation & Regression Testing on new builds and updating bug status.

- Completing and creating Test Cases using MS Excel.

- Completing Daily Status Reports.

- Assisting in proof reading bug report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOUND DESIGNER (May 2014 - September 2014)

Phyersoft (Remote Work / Contract)

 

- Creating and optimising SFX for interactive gameplay in a 2D Arcade puzzle game called "Barricade".

- Discussing improvements with the production manager on a daily basis.

- Using Foley and synthesis techniques for appropriate and stylistic SFX using DAW packages such as Logic Pro.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUDIO ENGINEER / SOUND DESIGNER / PROMOTER (October 2009 - June 2013)

University of Chester

 

Working as a sound designer and music composer on a number of projects, including university events such as 'Inside the Creative Industry' and remote work for independent games.

 

- Talent searching and recruiting two artists for recording projects.

- Organising and facilitating Recording / Editing / Mixing / Mastering tracks to a professional standard.

- Creating promotional material such as cover art.

- Executing 'Aspiration Live' music event under the role Ticker Co-ordinator, Backstage Manager and Assistant Events Organiser.

- Sound design and music production for a short animation clip involving foley/synthesis techniques, studio recording within a team of three Audio artists.

- Voluntarily facilitating audio recording / production for a local youth charity to promote confidence in users. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUDIO INTEGRATION FACILITATOR (May 2012 - October 2012)

MIND in Chester (Charity Work Experience)

 

- Designing sounds and editing / triggering Dialogue for 'Julian and the Revolving Door' stage play.

- Aiding in the planning and implementation of soundscape therapy groups, which focused on ambient work using synthesis.

- Creating rehearsals and music workshops that will encourage and promote confidence in volunteers/service users.

- Planning and creating of fundraising events that include sound design by service users.

- Promoting and creating a music group that continued beyond the end of work placement.

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

- The School of Video Game Audio - Audiokinetic Wwise (reel can be viewed in Portfolio)

- Personal Development learning from books such as 'The Game Audio Tutorial', 'Mixing Audio -         Concepts, Practises & Tools', and 'The Sound Effects Bible'.

- University of Chester - Degree - BA (Hons) Commercial Music Production

- Berklee College of Music (Coursera Online Course) - Introduction to Ableton Live

- Emory University (Coursera Online Course) - Introduction to Sound Design

- Emory University (Coursera Online Course) - Python Scripting Basics

- ATM Studios Birmingham - Advanced Diploma in Popular Music.

- ECDL Foundation - Microsoft Packages [Word / Excel / Access / Powerpoint]

 

 

FURTHER SKILLS DEVELOPMENT / TRAINING

 

- Warner Bros. Standards of Business Conduct

- Warner Bros. Avoiding and preventing Insider Trading

- Warner Bros. Social Media Awareness

- Warner Bros. Conflicts of Interest

- Project Management

- Stress Management

- Networking Skills

- Online Presence Skills

- Work Place Communication

 

 

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