Anne C. Elsberg

P O R T F O L I O

Game design  --  Game academic

SKILLS

GAME

DESIGN

I have completed several game development cycles, both passion and student projects. I worked primarily as a designer and project manager.

GAME

WRITING

I love writing and talking about games. I have experience producing articles, podcasts and videos on current games and trends.

GAME RESEARCH

While studying game design, I have also research games. My main interest lies in how players engage with games and how we play together.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

2019-2021

Msc. Game Design

IT-University of Copenhagen

I have gained in-depth knowledge of the design and development of games, emphasizing academic reflection through practical projects.

  • Designing, testing, and iterating on gameplay systems and mechanics on four game development projects.
  • Conducting data-driven design processes (operationalizing KPIs, analyzing data, and visualizing findings).
  • Project management and communicating through 1-page design documents in cross-disciplinary teams.
  • Research into game design and game psychology. Among other things, player-NPC attachment and negative player progression.

2016-2019

Bsc. Digital Media & Design

IT-University of Copenhagen

Specializing in interaction design, I have gained a deep understanding of digital design and UX.

  • Designing, testing and iterating on digital design prototypes.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping, design sketching and communicating designs.

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Experience

2020-2021

Teaching Assistant in Games and Culture 

IT-University of Copenhagen

  • Participation in lectures and exercises.
  • Evaluating and providing written and oral feedback for student assignments and exam topics.
  • Communicating complex theoretical material.

2020-

Podcaster at N-cast - Danish Nintendo Podcast

N-Club Denmark

  • Reviews and critical discussions of newer and older games.
  • Researching expert knowledge of a specialized aspect of game culture.
  • Communicating game trends and news to an audience.

2014-2016

Writer & Content Creator (audio & video)

Eurogamer Danmark

  • Writing reviews and opinion articles on mainstream and niche game titles and trends.
  • Experience producing digital content (e.g. Twitch streams).
  • Teamwork in a fast-moving environment with strict deadlines.

2013-2016

Library Student Worker

Københavns Hovedbibliotek

2008-2011

Library Student Worker

Vanløse Bibliotek


SKILLS AND KOMPENCIES

SKILLS

• Experience designing and
   implementing gameplay.

• Data-driven design.

• Providing and receiving
   constructive feedback.

• Up-to-date on trends in
   gaming.

• Organized and independent.

• Strong analytical and critical
   sense.

• Communication through
   1-page design documents.

• Creative and curious.

• Designer with technical flair.

IT-SKILLS

PROTOTYPING TOOLS

Experienced with Adobe XD, Figma, and Miro.

IMAGE/VIDEO EDITING

Some experience with Photoshop and Premiere Pro.

GAME ENGINES

Some experience with Unity
Familiarity with Unreal Engine.

PROGRAMMING

Some experience with C#, Java JavaScript and HTML/CSS.

MICROSOFT OFFICE

Experienced with Word, Excel, Power Point.

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