Mitchell Self

Mitchell Self

Education

Education
Feb 2007 - Oct 2011

Bachelors

UAT

BA in Video Game Design

3.57 GPA

Deans List 2007-2008

Objective

To find an entry-level position within a growing game design company with room for advancement.

Game Designer Goal

My goal as a game designer is to make games that create an emotional attachment to either the characters or story, or both! I want to make my games fun to play and allow for a memorable experience.

Resume

Portfolio: Game Design Documents

Fight or Flight:

-  Multi-player

-  Number of players range from 10 to 110

-  Unique gameplay featuring an Interactive environment

-  Players are rewarded by either fighting or surviving: Each having their own reward and consequence.

Fight or Flight HUD concept

Rural City Map

Fight or Flight Design Document

Dollars-n-Sense

-  D-n-S is about budgeting and working with a fixed income

-  Allowing players to learn while having fun

-  Serious Game design that teaches using a budget will allow for financial growth and peace of mind/ less stress.

Dollars & Sense Logo concept

Dollars-&-Sense Design Document

Project Zero

-  Single to multiplayer format game following a team of officers learning of an outbreak of global proportions

-  Classic zombie apocalypse format game with a Twist: a little girl that holds the key against the outbreak.

-  Players choices affect the outcome of the story plot, twists and ending.

Project Zero Design Document

Pass the Trash

-  Card game that can be played single player or online multiplayer

-  Game of chance and risk and great fun.

-  Fast pace and exciting

-  Easy to learn and easier to play.

-  PC, Mac, iPad and iPhone capable.

Pass the Trash Layout basic concept

Pass the Trash Design Document

Portfolio: Concept Art

Work History

Work History
Aug 2002 - Present

Ice Employee

Collinsville Ice & Fuel
  • Customer Service
  • Experience with management and customer relations
  • Adaptability
  • Multifaceted Skills
  • Teamwork
Jan 2007 - May 2008

Electrical/Landscaping associate

Home Depot
  • Sales Associate
  • Electrical and landscaping design
  • Heavy equipment trainer
  • Teamwork
  • Multi-tasking

Skills

Skills

Maya 3D

Familiar with Maya 3D's uses and some of its features.

Microsoft Office: Powerpoint, Word, Excel

Nearly flawless use of Microsoft office in the creation of spreadsheets, power point presentations, documents etc.

Photoshop

I understand the PS interface and learn quickly for any specific use

Mac

Able to use any Mac computer with little to no problems with its interface

PC

PC user able to use any PC for any design and editing purposes