Jim Murray

CREATIVITY,

TECHNOLOGY, & PLANNING

Who

About Me

I've worked throughout my career by combining technical and creative skills with effective project management.

I'm PRINCE2 Practitioner qualified and experienced in Agile methodology and have over 10 years project management experience managing teams of developers, artists and designers.

I've worked in videogame development, AR/VR, app development, software and various emerging technologies.

Experience in Games, XR, Project Management, Business Development and more.
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ROLES

My Roles

I've worked in various roles throughout my career, currently as AR/VR Consultant and Technical Consultant.

Other roles include: Game Designer, Project Manager, Quality Assurance, Business Development, Cofounder and CEO, Level Designer and various training roles.

 

Check out my Portfolio

GAME DESIGNER

Designed various games both original IP and games for clients.

PROJECT MANAGER

Managed many projects using various methodologies throughout my career.

AR/VR CONSULTANT

Consulting businesses in the use of XR technologies and coordinating the development of a new XR centre.

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

Consulting businesses on technical issues or opportunities to help their business grow.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

Managed teams and took part on quality assurance on various games, apps and other products.

COFOUNDER & CEO

Cofounded and ran a videogame studio for 8 years.

LEVEL DESIGNER

Level Designer on various games both originally developed IP and client based projects.

TRAINING

Ran various workshops, planned syllabus, created training material and helped deliver them.

Game Development Skills

Game Development Skills

Having worked in game development projects for over 10 years, I've gained a variety of skills and experience. 

I've designed several games, worked on level design, project managed many projects, lead the quality assurance and even doing some coding and a little bit of art.

I've a good grasp of the various areas of game development and working with an interdisciplinary team.

  • 01 - Unity3D

  • 02 - Photoshop

  • 03 - Visual Studio

  • 04 - Autodesk 3DS Max

  • 05 - Trello

Game Design
85%
Level Design
80%
Project Management
88%
Quality Assurance
80%
Programming
35%

Project Management

Project Management

With over 10 years experience in project management roles in both creative and technical fields I've gained a wide range of project management skills.

I am PRINCE2 Pracititioner qualified and have worked mainly using Agile and am experienced in regards to the roles and structures it uses, but also have experience in more traditional project management styles.

  • 01 - PRINCE2 Practioner Certified

  • 02 - PRINCE2 Foundation Certified

  • 03 - Agile

  • 04 - Scrum

  • 05 - Rapid Prototyping

Agile Project Management
90%
Scrum Project Management
90%
PRINCE2 Project Management
90%
Waterfall Project Managment
85%

XR & Technology

XR and Interactive Technology

AR/VR Consultant helping companies utilise it and other technologies to improve their business.

My role as Technical Consultant means I can help companies utilise various other technological solutions too.

I have experience in VR in both interactive VR as well as utilising it for filming. I have experience in AR in examples such as utilising it for games, exhibits and indoor positioning.

I also have technical skills in developing interactive demos, digital exhibitions, drone filming and more.

  • 01 - Oculus

  • 02 - Vive

  • 03 - Vuforia

  • 04 - DJI Drone

Virtual Reality
60%
Augmented Reality
55%
Interactive Technology
70%
Drone Filming
50%

Business Skills

Business Skills

Currently consulting businesses in technical and creative aspects, also help with project management and access to finance.

Have over 8 years experience as CEO and founder of a videogame studio which involved managing teams of up to 14 people including software developers, artists, designers and more. This role involved leading the direction of the company, its day to day running as well as various creative and technical roles when the need arised.

  • 01 - Working in creative changing environment

  • 02 - Communication & Collaboration

  • 03 - Good client relationships

  • 04 - Multidisciplinary environments

Communication
85%
Project Management
88%
Product Management
80%
Finance
77%
Pitching
75%

CONTACT ME

Get in touch

EMAIL ME
jim@jfwm.info
ADDRESS

Donegal, Ireland

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