Teaching

University of Portsmouth

Senior Lecturer in Games Design (2016 – Present)

Lecturer in Games Design (2014-2016)
Part-Time Lecturer (2011-2014)
Academic Support Tutor (2010-2011)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Unit Leader for Level 6 Games Research.
  • Unit Leader for Level 6 Psychological Theory for Game Designers.
  • Unit Leader for Level 5 Prototyping and Iterating Game Designs.
  • Workshop Leader for multiple Level 4 3D Modelling classes, teaching 3D Studio Max.
  • Workshop Leader for Level 4 Introduction to Computer Graphics, teaching Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp, Flash and After Effects.
  • Planning, writing and delivering material for, and assessment of, multiple units at Level 4, Level 5, and Level 6.
  • Personal Tutor to approximately 40 students across Levels 4, 5, and 6.
  • Supervision and moderation of multiple undergraduate projects.
  • Mentoring and Support of Industrial Placement and Self-Employed Placement Students.
  • Supervision of MSc, MRes, and PhD students.
  • Leader of the Advanced Games Research Group (AGRG).
  • Enrichment Event / Guest Speaker Coordinator for School of Creative Technologies.
  • Annual Student Showcase Organiser for BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology and BSc (Hons) Computer Animation & Visual Effects courses.
  • Admissions Tutor for BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology and BSc (Hons) Computer Games Enterprise.
  • School Representative for Creative Technologies on the Creative and Cultural Industries Faculty Ethics Committee.

Fareham College

Lecturer in Gaming & Computing (2011 – 2014)

Responsibilities Included:

  • Part of the team that designed and planned the Gaming and Computing BTEC course, assisting in administering the change from an IT focused course to a Games Technology focused course.
  • Unit Leader for Level 3 3D Modelling.
  • Unit Leader for Level 3 Game Platforms and Game Technologies.
  • Unit Leader for Level 3 Website Design and Development.
  • Unit Leader for Level 4/5 Computer Game Development on a HNC/HND program.
  • Planning, writing and delivering material for, and assessment of, multiple units at Level 3 and Level 4 on the BTEC IT Practitioners (Gaming and Computing) course and the HNC/HND Gaming and Computing course.
  • Planning and supervising student field trips to industry events and trade shows.
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