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Lead Designer, Sep 2014- Present, Tweed Couch Games
Led work on several games. This included creative direction, programming, sound design, art direction, and narrative design. Tweed Couch Games’ work has been featured in major media outlets and selected for festivals world-wide.
Professor of Game Design, Sep 2017- May 2018, Sheridan College
Contributed to Department Program Review, developed a curriculum for foundations of game design classes. Reviewed applicant art portfolios. Gave consistent design feedback for student improvement.
Instructor of Game Design, Jan 2015- May 2017, New York University
Instructed students in game design and adapted game literacy curriculum to students’ needs. Motivated students to succeed on standardized evaluations and engaged students through novel approach to game literacy.
mLab Coordinator, Aug 2013- Aug 2015, mLab (Concordia University)
Supervised initial lab setup. Spearheaded all web design and social media Developed office budge. Supervised all HR and payroll. Supported daily operations of the office.
Cultural Host, Dec 2011- Sep 2012, Walt Disney World
Interacted with a consistent and abundant positive energy. Created memorable experiences, maintaining guest immersion and Disney brand.
Conference Coordinator, Oct 2010- Dec 2011, Canadian Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity
Organized CCGSD conferences and events, including conferences, awareness days, and an annual fundraising gala. Implemented filing system for management of online orders. Created logistic plan for continued execution of conferences.
I’m a passionate storyteller with experience in an eclectic array of media, and a strong history of logistic management. With years of experience designing stories through digital media, live events, theme park hosting, and role play design. I am an artist known for bringing a thoughtful design lens to everything I do. If you’re looking for someone that can fabricate a unique video game controller but also has enough admin experience that she gets excited when a complicated spreadsheet data merges just right, you’ve found her.
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You really want me to plan your Bacheloren* Party
*gender neutral term for Bachelor/Bachelorette
New York University, MFA
Interactive Game and Media Design
Algonquin College, Graduate Certificate
Concordia University, BA