Senior Level Designer /  Artist

Irvine, CA

Cell: 512-517-0202

willharris1 AT


Senior Level Designer @ Blizzard Entertainment

World of Warcraft: Legion (PC)

JULY 2013 to OCTOBER 2015

Co-Founder / Lead Designer @ Shield Break Studios

Bierzerkers (Steam)

Worked on a 13-person startup indy team on an Unreal Engine 4 melee combat game.

2011 to 2013

Freelance Game Designer and Artist while on Scholarship in 2D Entertainment Design at The Art Department, in Austin, TX and 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: Unreal Engine 4, WoWEdit, COD Radiant,  Bonobo (Halo), 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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