CV

Summary

With 4 and a half years in the games industry, 3 of those working in tools development Nick is currently working as a Tools Programmer at Ubisoft Leamington. He previously spent over 3 and a half years at Rockstar Games based at their Lincoln QA studio, working as a SharePoint Developer for 2 and half years, building tools for their QA teams. He first started there as a Games Tester for GTA V PS3 and Xbox30 DLC content, followed by working on the full versions of GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC. He also spent time working out of their San Diego studio helping with the release of the PC version.

Nick also worked for Bluebox UK, a midlands based web development company, by starting out updating current clients website to match the new creative and fixing any issues that there might be with the website, to developing web sites from scratch after the creative and design phase has been agreed upon. Nick was also responsible for creating the weekly emails for some clients, which would include the writing on the email, to the setting up of the vouchers or offers on products that go with that email.

Nick is also a published researcher having had his publication: "Designing Pervasive Games That Play with the Social Rules of Built Environments", published at the Advancements in Computer Entertainment 2013 conference

Skills & Expertise

Education

2010-2013:

BSc (Hons), Games Computing, University of Lincoln, United Kindgom

      • Grade: 2:1
      • Dissertation: Building and Evaluating a Pervasive Game for Challenging Environments - Honors

2008-2010:

BTEC National Diploma for IT Practitioners, Software and Games Development, Worecster College of Technology

      • Grade: Distinction Distinction Merit

Career

2017 - Present

Ubisoft Leamington

      • Tools Programmer : Apr 2019 - Present
      • Junior Tools Programmer : Oct 2017 - Mar 2019

2014 - 2017

Rockstar Lincoln

      • SharePoint Developer : Jun 2015 - Oct 2017
      • Games Tester : Jan 2014 - Jun 2015

2013

BlueBox

      • Assistant Web Developer : Jun 2013 - Dec 2013

Publications

2013

Press

2019

2013