Thanks for visiting my page. You can find my resume below. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


Senior Game Designer /  Artist

Costa Mesa, CA

Cell: 512-517-0202

willharris1 AT


Co-Founder / Lead Designer @ Shield Break Studios

Working on a small indy team on an awesome new melee combat game using Unreal Engine 4

2011 to 2013

Freelance Game Designer and Artist while on Scholarship in 2D Entertainment Design at The Art Department, in Austin, TX / San Diego, CA.

Traditional art, oil painting, conceptual art, and IP development.

2011 to 2012

Nihilistic Software, Novato CA

Remote Contract Multiplayer Designer / Artist

Resistance: Burning Skies ( PSP Vita)

Worked Remotely from Austin, TX as a contract multiplayer level designer and environment artist

2008 to 2010

Certain Affinity

Designer / Environment Artist

Halo: Reach ( 360)

Call of Duty: Black Ops ( 360 / PS3 / PC )

Call of Duty: World at War ( 360 / PS3 / PC )

Age of Booty (XBLA, PS3, PC)

2006 to 2008

NCSoft (Destination Games)

World Builder

Richard Garriott’s Tabula Rasa (PC)

2004 to 2005

The Guildhall at SMU

Level ArtistNitrate
Half Life 2 Multiplayer Car Combat Mod

Level DesignerDawn’s Early Light
Half Life 2 Singleplayer Mod Map Pack

Environment ArtistThe Hunt 2006 Independent Games Festival Finalist – Best Mod (RPG Category)
Neverwinter Nights Singleplayer Demo

Level DesignerGreed
Unreal 2004 Multiplayer Mod


  • Level Editors: COD Radiant,  Bonobo (Halo), Unreal 3, Unity, Nihilistic Proprietary, Hammer, Molder (NCSoft Proprietary), Aurora Toolset (NWN)
  • Art Tools: 3ds Max, Maya, Zbrush, Photoshop, Painter, CrazyBump
  • Production Tools: Ms Office, Excel, Project, Perforce, Illustrator
  • Lighting and Shader Creation


The Guildhall at SMU Dallas, TX
Master’s Certificate in Digital Game Development: Level Design, 2005.

West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
Bachelor of Arts, History, 2003.

3 thoughts on “Resume

  1. Hi Bro ^^ I have see a mod from you (well in work i think ;] ) and like to know if there is a change to help you go one with this ^^ i know you have a lot to do and spend your time for this and i only like to know so i hope to hear from you ^^

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