UEL Games

Computer Games Design
Computer Games Development

Room WB.1.12
West Building, Docklands Campus
School of Arts & Digital Industries
University of East London
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Tel 0208 223  2596
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Current Roles


Head of Media & Screen

Lecturer in Computer Game Design & Gameplay Development

Current Teaching


 Creative Digital Practice

Gameplay Development

Level Design

Dynamic Gameplay 

 

Previous Roles



Web Coordinator 2010 -  2011
School of Hummanities & Social Sciences  

Link Tutor Redbridge College 2010 -  2011
School of Hummanities & Social Sciences 

Collaborative Coordinator 2007 - 2010
School of Social Science, Media & Cultural Studies

Quality Leader  2005 -2009
School of Social Science, Media & Cultural Studies

Programme Leader 2003 - 2005 / 2007/8
Computer Games Design 

Curriculum Coordinator  2007 - 2009
School of Social Science, Media & Cultural Studies

Field Leader (Acting)  2008 -2009 Sem A
Media, Communication & Screen Studies

ICT Subject Area Coodinator 2003
Cultural and Innovation Studies

 

External Examiner: BA Media Production Management, Institute and Academy of Multimedia, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2009-2011

External Examiner:  BA Games Design, Middlesex University 2006 -2008

External Examiner:  MA Design for Interactive Media, Middlesex University 2004 - 2008

 

Previous Employment



Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Design 1988 - 2002
Department of Technology
University of Central Lancashire 

  • Course Leader BSc (Hons) Web & Multimedia
  • External Projects Coordinator

Teaching Areas:

  • Audio & Video Production
  • Multimedia Design & Production
  • Computer Graphics (2D & 3D)
  • Computer Systems / Electronics

Multimedia Software Developer
Centre for Learning Technologies 1994 -1999 (PT 99-02)
University of Central Lancashire 

  • Principal Designer & Developer of interactive multimedia applications and E-Learning materials (>30 titles)
  • Team Coordinator
  • Subject Specialist / Client Liaison
  • Graphical Design of interfaces
  • Design & Delivery of specialist IT Training Courses
  • AV Production
  • Instructional Design
  • 2D / 3D Graphical asset production
  • Design and maintenance of Multimedia Hardware systems

Audio-Visual Test Engineer 1991 -1992
Toshiba Consumer Products

  • Designing and Developing AV Test Equipment
  • Repair and Maintain AV Test Equipment
  • Production Support

 Research Interests


 

  • Gameplay Design
  • Level Design Patterns
  • Dynamic NPC Placement

Published Titles & Projects 


1994 – 1996 Introduction to Marketing - 10 multimedia E-Learning applications for teaching university level 1 marketing. TLTP funded project
Role - Digital Media Manager

1994 – 1995 Waste Management - 4  multimedia E-Learning applications. EU funded project
Role - Digital Media Manager

1995 Enterprise in Higher Education – Final Report Delivered as multimedia presentation on CDROM with video interviews from those involved
Role - Designer,  Developer, AV production

 
1997Cognitive Psychology - multimedia E-Learning application
Role -  AV production


1997Design History - multimedia E-Learning application
Role -  AV production


1997 Public Relations - multimedia E-Learning application
Role - Developer, AV production


1997  Nursing Studies - multimedia E-Learning application
Role -  AV production


1998 Sexual Health - multimedia E-Learning application
Role -Developer, AV production

1996 – 1998 Anastamotic Techniques – multimedia E-Learning  training CDROM on surgical techniques
Role - Designer,  Developer, AV production

 
1997 – 1998 Living at the University of Central Lancashire – Promotional multimedia CDROM sent to prospectus students (10000 pressed annually)
Role - Designer,  Developer, AV production

1996 – 1998 Graduate to Success – HEFCE funded 3 multimedia E-Learning CDROMs & Website
Role - Designer,  Developer, AV production

1997 – 1998 Facing HIV – EU funded multimedia E-Learning CDROM
Role - Designer,  Developer, AV production

1999 Introducing Numbers in British Sign Language -multimedia E-Learning application: 
Role - Designer,  Developer, AV production
ISBN: 0000004812

1999 Merging Emerging - art installation at Roman baths in bath
Responsible for Live Web Transmission 

1999 Video Editing and effects for Peter Tings Art installation in Victoria and Albert Museum in London

2000 Digital & Analogue Electronics – ESF funded educational web site
Role - Project Manager / Lead Designer

2001 Preston Racial Equality Council Website

2001/2 Racial Equality Training multimedia E-Learning CDROM developed for use by public sector
Role - Project Manager 

http://www.digitalaesthetic.org.uk/

2002 For William Henry Fox Talbot

 2013 Content Etc Board Game Quiz

 2015 Deviance Game: http://peardavid.com/game/

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ThreeInchFloppy.ChipShift&hl=en_GB

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/chip-shift/id996036610?mt=8

 

 

QA Validations & Reviews


 

2017

Panel Member

 Subject Review Computing Subject area UEL
2017

External Penel Member

Collaborative Provision Review Mahsa University Maylasia
 2016

External Penel Member

 Collaborative Provision Review Harlow
 Anglia Ruskin  University
2016

External Penel Member

 Subject Review  UCLAN
2015

Panel Member

 Validation Ireland
2015 External Penel Member Collaborative Provision Review Cambridge Regional College
Anglia Ruskin  University
2015 Chair Validation
Sports Coaching
Psychology
AKMI Metropolitan College, Athens, Thessaloniki, Greece
2014 Chair Education Validation  2 Schools Consortium
2014 Chair Academic Review HELP University College, Malaysia

2103

External Advisor

Collaborative Provision University Centre Peterborough, Anglia Ruskin  University

2013

External Advisor

Computer Games Design

UAL LCC

2013

Panel Member

Validation: Finance

UEL Collaboration with

ESBM , San Sebastian, Spain

2013

Panel Member

Subject Review: Architecture

UEL

2012

Panel Member

Validation:  Business, Computing

UEL Collaboration with

AKMI, Athens, Greece

2012

Panel Member

Validation:  Computing

UEL Collaboration with

Germany

2012

Panel Member

Validation:  Computing

UEL Collaboration with

Holland

2012

Panel Member

Validation:  Civil Engineering, Architecture, Computing

UEL Collaboration with

Kazan State University, Russia

2011

Chair

Validation:  Sustainable technology

UEL Collaboration with CAT, Wales

2011

Chair

Validation:  Art, Fashion, Engineering

UEL Collaboration with Legenda College, Malaysia

2010

Chair

Validation:  MSc Computing Distance learning

 

2009

Chair

Nursing

UEL Collaboration with Southbank and NHS

2009

Panel Member

Validation:  Computing

UEL Collaboration with FTMS Singapore

2009

Chair

Collaborative Review

UEL Collaboration with

BITE, UK

2009

Chair

Validation:  Computing , Engineering

UEL Collaboration with

Legenda College, Malaysia

2008

Panel Member

Validation:  MA Logistics

UEL Collaboration with

Yekaterinburg State  Business University, Russia

2008

Chair

Validation:  Education FDA

UEL Collaboration with

2008

Chair

Subject Review: Architecture

UEL

2007

Chair

Validation:  Computing

UEL Collaboration with

FTMS College, Malaysia

2007

Chair

Validation:  Computing, Engineering

UEL Collaboration, ­

Malaysia

2006

Panel Member

Education

UEL Collaboration , Cyprus

 

 

Consultancy


Sheffield University 2006
Multimedia Learning Technology

Games Design 2005
For Local SME 

British Council 1998 - 2001
Kando Kalman University, Budapest
Multimedia Learning Technology in Teaching

Harris Knowledge Park 1999
Multimedia Learning Lab

Post Office 1996
Training Innovation 2000 - Using Learning Technology in Training

 

Software Skills



Programming Languages: Basic, Pascal, Modula 2, Lingo, JavaScript, C, Action Script
Adobe CS (Photoshop. Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash)
Director, Authorware, Visual Basic
Unity 3D, Hammer, 3D Studio, Maya, Truespace, Sculpt Animate
Soundforge, Cooledit
Developing Hobby Games: ZX81, C64, Amiga, PC, Web

 

Games and Gameplay Examples


 

Doofy Invaders

Chomper

Platformer

Level Design 

AI

Content