Elijah Cobb

Experience

Assistant Manager - Escape the Room, Boston, MA
May 2021 - Present
  • Runs escape room experiences by giving clues and managing customers.
  • Solves technical problems involving custom unity software, wiring, and audio and video.
  • Works with other team members to rapidly reset rooms and assist with running their rooms.
Summer Innnovation Intern - Mass Digi, Worecester, MA
May 2020 - August 2020
  • Worked in a small team to make a published mobile game about a mischievous raccoon.
  • Managed and oversaw the source control and build pipeline.
  • Designed and documented the level design process for the game.
Finacial Education Game Director - Thrive, Boston, MA
January 2020 - August 2020
  • Directed and designed a serious game teaching college students financial concepts.
  • Lead the programming and interface design in Unity.
  • Implemented narrative and information from a team of writers and finance experts.
Game Designer and Artist - Northeastern University Games, Boston, MA
June 2019 - September 2019
  • Created the art and design elements of party board game Snifelheim.
  • Worked on sprite animation and tileset for top-down RPG Beauty of the Poppies.
  • Researched marketing and publishing strategies for physical games.

Projects

Gourd Getaway
October 2020
  • A 3D platformer about an adventurous pumpkin made for the 2020 Jam-o-Lantern.
  • Created the in-game experience along with a team of composers.
30-50 Feral Hogs
August 2019
  • A mini top down shooter based on the twitter meme of the same name.
  • Released to itch.io with 32K views and features in Vox and Forbes.
Love Hunt
July 2019
  • A comedy-horror dating simulator made at the 2019 Becker Summer Game Jam.
  • Wrote and Implemented the story and art into Ren.Py.

Education

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Games - Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Minor In Data Science - Summa Cum Laude

Classes

Foundations of Game Design • Games and Society • Programming Basics • Level Design and Game Archtecture • Game Studio • Game Research Methods • Foundations of Data Science

Activties

Northeastern Game Development Club • Northeastern Quizbowl • Global Game Jam • Jam-O-Lantern

Skills

Unity • Python • UE4 • Javascript • C# • Maya • Substance Designer • Photoshop • Github • Data Analytics • Game Design • Level Design • Dramatic Writing

Interests

Data Visualization • Theater • Contemporary Art • The Olympics • Urban Design • Politics

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