Résumé

Darren Bennett

(Personal details available upon request)

darrentbennett@gmail.com

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Passion for games.
  • Over a decade of industry experience.

EDUCATION:

  1. Coulsdon College, London, England
  • Studied Politics, Media and Law in Advanced level (college equivalent)
  1. Shirley High School, London, England
  • Graduated with eight pass grade certificates in secondary education (high school equivalent)

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2006-Present Day Producer/Designer/Lead Tester – Big Blue Bubble Inc. Ontario, Canada

  • Created Game Design Documents for existing games and Concept Documents for future titles.
  • Designed levels for upcoming titles.
  • Directed production of titles from concept stage to Gold completion. Titles included ‘Robotech: The New Generation’ (Mobile) and ‘Super Mahjong Quest’ (Mobile).
  • Lead design on Masters of Mystery: Crime of Fashion project and assisted in the design on other titles such as Home Sweet Home

2000-2005 Lead Games Tester/Level Designer – Empire Interactive, London, England

  • Tested video games for both playability and imperfections/bugs.
  • Lead Test on ‘International Cricket Captain’ for PlayStation and PC.
  • Tested multiple titles in many different stages of development and across all platforms.
  • Experienced platform specific standards testing.
  • Worked closely with external development teams, assisting them in coordinating the QA process.
  • Worked under tight deadlines.
  • Designed levels for ‘PipeMania 3D’ puzzle game.

1999-2000 Games Tester – Acclaim Studios London, London, England

  • Tested video games for both playability and imperfections/bugs.
  • Expanded ones knowledge of video games and the games making process.
  • Acquired excellent analytical skills and a keen eye for detail.


TITLES:

Acclaim Studios London (Games Tester)

Acclaim Sports Soccer (Nintendo 64)

Armorines (PlayStation, Nintendo 64)

Re-volt! (PC, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Dreamcast)

Empire Interactive (Games Tester/Lead Games Tester)

Antz Extreme Racing (PS2, Xbox, Game Boy Color)

Bad Boys 2: Miami Takedown (PS2, Xbox)

Big Mutha Truckers (PC, PS2, Xbox, GameCube)

Big Mutha Truckers 2 (PC, PS2, Xbox)

Carol Vorderman’s Sudoku (PC, PS2)

Crazy Taxi (PC)

Endgame (PS2)

FlatOut (PC, PS2, Xbox)

Ford Racing (PC, PlayStation)

Ford Racing 2 (PC, PS2)

Ford Street Racing (PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox)

Ghost Master (PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox)

International Cricket Captain 2005: Ashes Addition

Mashed (PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox)

Pepsi Extreme Sports (PC)

Pipe Dreams 3D (PlayStation)

Rowan’s Battle of Britain (PC)

Sheep (PC, PlayStation, Game Boy Color)

Starship Troopers (PC)

Starsky & Hutch (PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox)

The Typing of the Dead (PC)

Total Immersion Racing (PC, PS2, Xbox)

Ultimate Pro Pinball (PC, Xbox, Dreamcast)

Victorious Boxers (PS2)

Virtua Tennis (PC)

(Level Designer)

PipeMania 3D (Sat/Cable Box – Sky TV)

Big Blue Bubble (Producer/Designer)

Masters of Mystery: Crime of Fashion (PC Casual)

Robotech: The New Generation (Mobile)

Super MahJong Quest (Mobile)

Theme Park Mania (Mobile)

(Designer/Level Designer)

Fighting Fantasy: Warlock of Firetop Mountain (Nintendo DS)

Home Sweet Home (PC Casual)

(Lead Tester)

Elven Chronicles (iPhone)

Fighting Fantasy: Deathtrap Dungeon (iPhone)

Fighting Fantasy: Warlock of Firetop Mountain (iPhone)

Fighting Fantasy: Warlock of Firetop Mountain (Nintendo DS)

Garters and Ghouls (iPhone)

Hockey Allstar Shootout

Home Sweet Home (iPhone)

Popatronic (iPhone)

Thumpies (iPhone)

Tinseltown (iPhone)

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