PROJECTS AND EXPERIENCE

2005 - Present

Founder and Senior Software Designer/Developer - CranberryBlue R & D Limited.

2009 – 2010
Senior Researcher/Academic Staff Member,  University of Applied Sciences – FH Joanneum, Information Design, Graz, Austria

2006 – 2010
PhD Candidate,  Deakin University, Faculty of Education, Melbourne, Australia

2003 – 2007
Senior Academic Staff Member, Unitec NZ, School of Computing and Information Technology, New Zealand

2006
Co-hosted Workshop on “Game-based Learning” at EDEN, Vienna.

2006
Co-hosted Symposium on “Game-Based and Innovative Learning Approaches” at Ed Media, Orlando.

2006
Invited Speaker for Game-based Learning panel at Online-Educa conference in Berlin.

2005 – 2006
Collaboration with FH-JOANNEUM on eye-tracking study in Graz, Austria, during 4 month lecturer exchange.

2004 – 2005
Establishment of UniCave – Game Development and Research Laboratory at Unitec New Zealand

2002 – 2003
Academic Staff Member, Auckland University of Technology, School of Electro-Technology, New Zealand

 

1998 - 2002

Founder/Managing Director & Senior Product Designer, MaidenSoft Limited, New Zealand.

 

1990 - 1998

Founder/Managing Director & Lead Designer, Trinet Corporation, New Zealand.

1988 - 1990

Asia/Pacific Networking Specialist, Hitachi Corporation.

1980 - 1988

Technical Support Manager/Operations ManagerRepco Corporation, New Zealand.

Other Activities


Serious Game Design Summer School, Austria – Host/Trainer, 2013/2014.


Serious Game Design Summer School, Finland 
– Host/Trainer, 2012/2013.

Game-On International Advisory Panel – 2009/2010


Catch-Up Educational program, UK – Advisory Panel, 2009/2010


Reviewing for ACE 2005, 2006 – Australasian Computing Education Conference


Reviewing for NAQQC 2003, 2004 – National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications


Supervision of Master Students 2006 – Unitec New Zealand


Examiner of Master Thesis 2006 – Otago University, New Zealand

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