September 13, 2020
Hey, thanks for stopping in! I'm Heath Close. I currently work as a Lead Game Designer and Project Manager for a mobile games studio and I'm also an Apple Featured Game Developer. I have been a Sound Designer for over 25 years. I share my creative journey on my blog by posting devlogs (game development blogs) and sharing my work in my portfolio. Poke around, and enjoy yourself. If you like what you see, consider subscribing, so you get notified of new content in an email.
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Heath is currently a Lead Game Designer and Project Manager for a mobile game studio. In his own projects, Heath has been featured by Apple in "New Games We Love" in 12 countries. Having developed many Games over the last 5 years for both clients, companies, and himself, Heath is knowledgable in multiple development platforms and game engines including both visual scripting and code, and is also fluent in Game Design philosophies and techniques.
With over 25 years as a Sound Designer Heath has produced musicians, coached and directed voice talent, and has a strong background in recording, editing, mixing, and mastering audio as well as creating sounds from scratch.
Heath is well versed in Unity and C#, as well as visual scripting systems like Playmaker and BOLT. He has years of experience with a multitude of Digital Audio Workstations like Logic Pro, Reason, and Ableton Live, to name a few. With expertise in implementing audio middleware into Unity, Heath can take a game from silent to professional with either FMOD or Wwise.
Heath leverages his infectious positive attitude in his game development endeavors with a desire to make a positive change in the world through the art of gameplay. He continues to study all aspects of Game Design and Development to aid him on this path, and currently works with a team to make a difference in the world through the art of play.
"Heath is multi-talented, super humble, and one of the best sound designers I have ever had the privilege to work with. His professionalism, positive leadership, rigorous attention to detail, and ingenious problem-solving skills make him a fantastic person to have in your team."
"As a valued member of our Academy, Heath is constant source of inspiration and is always willing to go above and beyond to help others. Following his gamedev journey has been incredible and I'm in awe of how far he’s grown in knowledge and skills."
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