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HI! I'M LEANN!
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I'm Leann, a game designer from sunny Jamaica, and a recent graduate of Sheridan College's Bachelor's of Game Design program, with a passion for games and the unique way that players can interact with them. I especially love story rich games.

 

Games aside, I'm also enamored by mythology of all origins, as well as musical theatre. I've volunteered with my local youth theater group for several years, and have participated both on and off the stage.

When I'm not interacting with games in one way or another, you can find me baking, playing with SFX makeup, or watching over-the-top teen dramas.

ABOUT ME

Passionate about conveying messages in the unique medium of games. Experienced with collaborating and communicating with diverse teams. Dedicated and focused on completing tasks to the highest possible standard.

CONTACT

EDUCATION

Sheridan College | 2017 - 2021

Honours Bachelors of Game Design

TOOLS

Unity

Ren'Py

Fungus

Twine

Trello

Photoshop

Spine

Ink

INTERESTS

Musical Theater

Creative Writing

Mythology

True Crime

PROFESSIONAL PILLARS

GAME WRITING

  • Wrote twine game (1) New Message, which was commissioned for Wordplay by the Hand Eye Society

  • Wrote character dialogue for rhythm-based RPG Work Sucks

  • Wrote scripted dialogue for comedy horror Prey of the Cabin

  • Planned and wrote branching narrative for Area 51

GAME DESIGN

  • Designed and implemented levels for Work Sucks

  • Planned attack and dodge beat maps for Work Sucks

  • Conceptualized and designed (1) New Message

COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION

  • Consistently collaborate with small, diverse teams

  • Attend regular scheduled stand ups and meetings

  • Conducted consumer research in order to accurately capture the intended experience

EXPERIENCE

Commissioned Designer | Wordplay 2020 | October 2020-november 2020

  • Commissioned by the Hand Eye Society to conceptualize, design and develop a narrative based game under the theme "Empty Words" in the span of two months

Game Designer & Writer | Code Coven Summer Program | June 2020 - August 2020

  • Created and worked with Rat House to design and write  the Role Playing Game Work Sucks

Alumni Speaker | Immaculate Conception High School | 2018 - 2019

  • Discussed questions and concerns with young women in order to alleviate fear about the future of their schooling and lives