Ayoub Laissaoui

Game Designer/Programmer

Mobile: 0730 579 0986

Email: w1602333@my.westminster.ac.uk

PERSONAL PROFILE

I am a final year Computer game development BSC(hons) student at the University of Westminster with excellent transferable and interpersonal skills, backed with valuable life experiences. I believe, I do have strong artistic abilities in fine and digital art but also experience in 3D modelling and programming. Seeking a graduate scheme or Junior position within a busy fast-paced environment where existing skills will be utilised to the full and new skills and experiences gained.

TECHNICAL PROFILE

  • Applications: Visual Studio 2017-2019, Unity 3D, Unreal Engine 4, Maya,  Photoshop, 

  • Programming Languages: C++, C#, Java, OpenGL, HTML.

  • Operating Systems: Windows 8 – 10, Mac.

EDUCATION HISTORY

Sept 2016 – June 2020

University of Westminster, London ​                                                                

BSC Hons Computer Games Development (Predicted grade: first class)

  • Game Development Group Project

  • Programming Principles (java)

  • Game Engine Architecture

  • Object Oriented Programming (C++)

  • 3D Graphics Programming

  • 3D Interactive Media Development

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Sept 2015 –  June 2016

Barking and Dagenham College, London                                                                   

Access to Higher Education Diploma (Creative Media, Computer Games and 3D Modelling)

  • Creating 3D Game Models (Distinction)

  • Concept Art for Computer Gaming (Distinction)

  • Digital Imaging Software for Game Concept Art (Distinction)

Sept 2013 – July 2014

Barking and Dagenham College, London                                                                    

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design

  • 2D and 3D Communication (Distinction)

  • Explore and Develop Art and Design Ideas (Distinction)

  • Produce an Art and Design Outcome (Distinction)

  • Working with 3D Design Craft Briefs (Distinction)

Sept 2012 – July 2013

Tower Hamlets College, London​ ​ ​                                                                      

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design

  • Visual studies (Distinction)

  • Graphics (Distinction)   

CERTIFICATES/TRAINING

February 2018 (Games Jam)

  • Creation of enemy 3D models for 2 days Game Jam Organized by University of Westminster.

Team winner of best technical achievement award.

March 2017

  • Adobe Photoshop Certificate

Jan 2017, King, London                                                                                     

  • 2 Days training in Games Development with opportunity in Networking with industry professionals.

  • Training in use of Game Engine Lua

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

November 2018- June 2019, XRLab Student Helper

Working on different project related to the lab, responsible for developing required 3D Models or editing and fixing existing ones, responsible for light and post-processing in the scene. Welcoming students in the lab and assist them with the use of the equipment and resolve any issues regarding the malfunction of the tool. Provide and support workflows for specific defined task in AR and VR.

November 2018 - December 2018, February 2019 – April 2019, June 2019 , Games Academy Ambassador

Assisting student from different colleges in the development of a game on their choices, assisting them in coding and achieving the desired behaviour, debug and resolve any problem with the project.

INTEREST / ADDITIONAL SKILLS

Languages: English (fluent), Italian (native), Arabic (Intermediate).

Taking part in game society organised by the Westminster University: socialize with other members and taking part in group discussion about topics related to videogames.

PlayStation (all Consoles):

  • Enjoying keep up to date with releases, but also enjoy playing previous titles, to analyse the improvements in mechanics and game-play.

Reading about technology in monthly magazines such as:

  • PlayStation Official Magazine UK.

  • GamesMaster.

  • Technology Review.

Gym:

  • Enjoying keeping fit and socialize with other gym members.

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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