Jamie Tranter


School of Digital, Technologies and Arts

I am a Technical Design Lecturer within the Games Development Department, leading modules across numerous levels througout the Games Design course area My journey started and continues at Staffordshire University, after completing my BEng and the MEng degrees in Computer Games Design, I decided to pivot towards teaching and academia. Now I am embarking on a PhD into the field of Technical Player Agency within video game alongside teaching Technical Design.

Academic qualifications

  • MEng Computer Games Design


  • Unreal Engine Development
  • Technical Design Games Design
  • Python Programming

Research interests

  • Player Agency World Design Games Technologies


Module Leader - Games Engine Foundations Module Leader - Tools Development For Technical Designers Gameplay and Quest Design User Interface Design and Implementation

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Research Excellence Framework 2021

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Research Excellence Framework 2021

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