Elliott Wheat

Games Programmer

Employment

Kwalee

Games Developer

Junior Games Developer

Nov 18 - Current

August 17 - Nov 18

• Programmer of the Year 2019. Newcomer of the Year 2017.

• Developer on hit mobile games including Draw it, TENS!, SPILLZ, Go Fish, Looper, Skiddy Car, Hoop Smash, Jetpack Jump, Big Battle 3D, Drop and Smash and Perfect Paint

• Developer on multiple internal game jams on Creative Wednesdays.

fish in a bottle

Junior Games Developer

July 15 - Sept 16

• 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

Department of Computer Science

Liverpool John Moores University

Byrom Street

Liverpool,

L3 3AF

 

2013-2017

Classification

Year 3

1st Class 84%

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

Achievements and Skills

• Programmer of the Year 2019. Newcomer of the Year 2017.

• 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

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

Achievements

Key Skills

• 3 Years Professional Unity Experience.

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

• Ability to learn and develop skills quickly.

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.