PhD Student | Game Designer / QA

About Me

About Me


Alexander (Sandy) Tarvet

About Me

I'm a 24 year old PhD student studying Interactive Storytelling to Support Cancer Patients. I graduated in Game Design & Production Management graduate from Abertay University with a First Class Honours Degree and have 2 years of industry experience.



JIRA, Confluence, Google Apps for Work, Autodesk Maya, UDK, Unity, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Unreal Engine 4.

Industry Experience

Tag Games

 Mortal Kombat X - Quality Assurance

 Prison Architect - Quality Assurance & Additional Design

Ballarina - Quality Assurance


Stormcloud Games

BRUT@L - Quality Assurance & Additional Design


The Story Mechanics

The 39 Steps  - Quality Assurance



OCT 2017 - Present: Abertay University

PhD: Interactive Storytelling to Support Cancer Patients


SEPT 2011 - 2015: Abertay University

BA(Hons) Game Design & Production Management - First-Class

2015 - SEGA Prize for Game Design Excellence

2014 - David Carnegie Award for Best Overall Performance in Game Design

Madras College (High School)

Advanced Higher Art & Design - A (Band 1)

Higher English - A (Band 1)

Higher Computing - A

Higher German - A

Higher Photography - B

Higher Chemistry - B

Higher Mathematics - C


Relevant Awards

2011 - Silver Mouse for Endeavour in Higher Computing