I am a committed and hardworking individual who enjoys a challenge. In addition to strong communication skills, I am able to work effectively in a team. I can also demonstrate advanced problem-solving skills and thrive under pressure. My drive and ambition ensure I am a valuable addition to any company.

Elliott Wheat

Games Programmer

Employment

Junior Games Developer

August 2017 - Current

Kwalee

Junior Games Developer

July 2015 - Sept 2016

fish in a bottle

• Developer on hit mobile games including TENS!, SPILLZ and Ball Blast.

• Developer on multiple internal game jams on Creative Wednesdays.

Winner of Best Newcomer 2017 and Employee of the Month March 2018.

Kwalee Company Profile

• Developer on interactive web applications and games for companies including: BBC, RedBull, Viacom, Booktrust and Nickelodeon.

• Lead Developer on internal framework for browser based interactive story books.

• QA on mobile application.

• Saw 7+ projects from preproduction to Gold Master.

Education

BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology

2013-2017

Classification

1st Class 84%

Department of Computer Science

Liverpool John Moores University

Byrom Street

Liverpool,

L3 3AF

 

Year 3

Final Year Project 89%

Work Placement Evaluation 71%

Advanced Computer Games Development 92%

Game Console Technologies and Programming 82%

Advanced Computer Graphics 78%

Year 2

Maths and 3D Computer Graphics 78%

Computer Games Design and Technology - 79%

Object Oriented Software Development 64%

Computer Games Development 74%

Digital Storytelling and Machinima 72%

Year 1

Introduction to Computer Programming 88%

Computing and Society 60%

Computer Systems  78%

Interactive Media and Games Development 82%

Maths and 2D Computer Graphics 85%

Newcastle under Lyme College

2011-2013

A Level

History C

Kutton Lane,

Staffordshire,

ST5 2GB

 

Media Studies C

IT B

Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy

2006-2011

GCSE

12 including English and Math

Beaconsfield Drive,

Blurton,

Stoke-on-Trent,

ST3 3JD

Achievements and Skills

• 13 months working for the digital creative studio 'fish in a bottle' as a Junior Games Programmer.

• Spent time working at a Chinese game studio 'Surgical Scalpels' using Unreal Engine 4, developing their first AAA game.

• Entered Game Jams: Epic Games' Unreal Game Jam and LJMU's Game Jam

• Name in 2 game credits.

• Achieved the Queen's Scout Silver and Gold awards.

Achievements

Key Skills

• Experience using Unity and Unreal Engine 4.

• Experienced in programming languages; C++, C# and Javascript.

• Framework and Library experience: CreateJS, Phaser, Flambe, Hieroglyph 3 and KRPano.

• Ability to learn and develop skills quickly.

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.