Game Designer



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Contact number: (919) 812-9781
Email: khorva21@gmail.com
 
SUMMARY

Game Designer with 6 years of experience. AAA and multi-platform experience.  Experienced in level layout, scripting and gameplay prototyping for a variety of genres from MMO’s to action titles.

EXPERIENCE
Content Designer, ArenaNet

Bellevue, WA  — 2011 – 2014

Created and implemented open world events and ambient atmosphere in the Guild Wars 2 game world.

Shipped Titles

Guild Wars 2

    • Scripted Dynamic Event gameplay in multiple maps
    • Scripted Renown Region gameplay in multiple maps
    • Scripted maps with ambient creatures and NPC scenes
    • Prototyped new gameplay experiences for World vs. World content

Guild Wars 2 Living World releases (Halloween 2012, Winterday 2012, Dragon Bash, Halloween 2013, Escape from Lion’s Arch, Battle for Lion’s Arch, Dragons Reach pt. 1, Dragon’s Reach pt. 2)

    • Scripted open world content for multiple releases
    • Helped create new dungeon path for Twilight Arbor dungeon
    • Designed and scripted open world creatures for events
    • Helped design and script new items, skills, achievements and rewards
Designer, Vicious Cycle Software

Morrisville, NC — 2007 – 2010

Document, layout and implement gameplay for multiple game genres.

Shipped Titles

Despicable Me the Game (Wii, PS2, PSP)

    • Level layout
    • Responsible for multiple puzzle rooms in each level.

Matt Hazard: Blood, Bath, and Beyond (PSN, Xbox Live)

    • Level layout
    • Scripted gameplay for 4 levels in the game

Eat Lead: The Return of Matt Hazard (Xbox360, PS3)

    • Scripted opening tutorial
    • Scripted combat encounters for opening level

Ben 10: Alien Force (PSP, Wii, PS2)

    • Level layout
    • Scripted combat encounters and platforming

Dead Head Fred (PSP)

    • Scripted cinematics sequences
EDUCATION
Savannah College of Art and Design

BFA, Game Design and Interactivity — 2002 – 2006

  • Graduated “Cum Laude”

SOFTWARE

  • Unreal 3 Editor
  • Unity Engine
  • 3DS Max

(References available upon request.)