PhD Student | Game Designer / QA

About Me

About Me

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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.

 

Software

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


EDUCATION

 

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