Matthew Newton

Game Designer

Matthew Newton

Game Designer


Phone: (802)-735-5080




Matthew Newton
20 Sayner Ct Apartment #34
Madison, Wisconsin 53717

Software Skills:

  • Unreal Development Kit
  • Jira
  • DevTrack
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5
  • Microsoft Office

Shipped Titles:

  • Call of Duty: Online
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Skylanders: Battlegrounds
  • Skylanders: SWAP Force

Professional Experience:

QA Tester, Raven Software, March 2014 – Present
  • Performed daily build verification tests to ensure build stability
  • Completed a variety of tasks and performance reports as requested by the development team
Mobile QA Tester, Vicarious Visions, August 2013 – November 2013
  • Tested the latest builds for Skylanders Battlegrounds and Skylanders: Lost Islands, inputting all bug reports into Jira
 QA Tester, Vicarious Visions, May 2013 – August 2013
  • Reviewed the latest revisions of Skylanders: SWAP Force on several consoles, primarily focusing on the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One
  • Utilized DevTrack to report and verify any issues found

Project Experience:

Gemini XIII, September 2011 – April 2012
  • A cooperative puzzle game set in space.
  • Role: Design, Prototyping
  • Tools: Unreal Development Kit
  • Team size: 10
CUBE, July 2011 – August 2011
  • Accepted into Tag Concordia Incubator 2011 in Montreal, Canada
  • Combines a simple sliding-tile puzzle with the complexity of a cube
  • Role: 3D Art, Puzzle Design, QA
  • Tools: Unity, Git
  • Released November 15, 2011 on Desura under alpha funding
  • Team size: 3


Champlain College, Burlington, VT
Bachelor’s Degree in Game Design and Development, date of graduation: May 2012

  • Studied Abroad in Montreal, Canada Fall Semester 2010 and Spring Semester 2011

Personal Interests:

  • Willing to relocate
  • Avid player of first person shooters

Download a pdf version of my resume here.