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Daniel Brennan


13145 N. US Hwy 183 Apt 127 Austin, TX 78750

[email protected]





Work Experience

Level Designer                                                                         November 2015 – June 2018

Portalarium Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues, Austin, TX

Mission Scripter / Level Designer                                            June 2013 – August 2017

Mission One Robo Collection/Run for Money/Koropoyo Knight, Tokyo, Japan

Live Designer / World Designer                                                 August 2011 – July 2012

BioWare Star Wars: The Old Republic, Austin, TX

Level Scripter / Single Player Game Designer                    February 2011 – June 2011

UTV Ignition Entertainment Unannounced Shooter, Austin, TX

World Designer                                                                      January 2010 – January 2011

BioWare Star Wars: The Old Republic, Austin, TX


Game Experience at The Guildhall at SMU (abbreviated listing)

Level Designer / Lead Level Designer                                        June – December 2009

Primae Noctis Unreal Tournament 3, stealth/action

Level Designer / Scripter                                                                           June – July 2009

Dogball Original Half-Life 2 sporting event

Level Designer / Scripter                                                                        March – May 2009

Prison Break Original Gears of War stealth-action level

Quest / Level Designer                                                         November – December 2008

Lost Treasure of Boethia — Original The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion quest-driven level


Other Game Experience

Game Designer                                                                        September 2001 – May 2007

Locust Software Independent Work



Masters of Interactive Technology in Digital Game Development             Dec. 2009

The Guildhall at Southern Methodist University, Plano, TX

Masters Thesis: “Manifestations of Conflict in Games: Stealth vs. Action”

Cumulative GPA: 3.7

Bachelors of Arts in English – Professional Writing                                       May 2006

Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT

Completed 26 credits in Computer Science & Math coursework

Senior Thesis: “Contrapasso,” a novella

Cumulative GPA: 3.5

Merit Scholar, four years; Dean’s List in Spring 2003, Fall 2004, Fall 2005, Spring 2006

High School Valedictorian                                                                                    June 2002

New Hope Christian Academy, Danbury, CT