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RESUME

riley.n.hunt@gmail.com · 978.559.1306 · Gloucester, MA 01930

Creative known for creating memorable experiences. Background in game development and emerging technologies. Experienced in screenwriting for children’s video games. As a teacher learned the value of good communication and quick but fair judgment; pivot-friendly.


Keen analytical sense and knack for understanding user experience needs. Use Excel for fun. Quick learner at home in both the logical and emotional worlds.

 

STUDENT

March 2021 -

September 2021

UX Content Collective

  • Learned UX writing methodologies and skills.

  • Wrote new content for a mockup mobile app (Handshake) as a capstone project.

  • Advocated for design and content strategy choices.

  • Pursued extracurricular exercises including conversational design challenges

GAME DESIGN / GRADUATE ASSISTANT

September 2016 - September 2017

Engagement Lab @ Emerson College, Boston, MA

  • Developed an educational mobile game for children’s hygiene in Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Synthesized children’s mobile usage statistics, demographics, and data from similar initiatives.

  • Contributed to game design and development, facilitated playtests, in video production and editing.

ASSISTANT FACULTY

Summer 2017

Salzburg Global Seminar, Salzburg, Austria

  • Oversaw production of student media projects, including quality assurance, and teaching new digital programs.

  • Lead group discussions and brainstorming.

  • Assisted faculty with teaching and course planning.

ACTIVITIES DESIGNER, SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

June 2018 - Present

Glen Urquhart School, Beverly, MA

  • Conceive and execute game-based learning curricula for ages 4-11.

  • Foster employee, student, and parent relationships.

  • Create and lead nature- and science-based learning programs.

PROJECT PRODUCTION CONSULTANT

January 2019 - November 2019

Resonance Insights, Manchester, MA

  • Worked in a small team that designed, tested a variety of surveys for international and domestic clients.

  • Coded new functionalities and branching survey logic.

  • Created interfaces and databases for up to 4000 users.

SKILLS

  • User experience writing, design, and research

  • Game design

  • Storytelling in multiple media

  • Ideation

  • Creative collaboration

  • Interactive narrative

  • Creating evocative project names

  • Undeterred by roadblocks

TECHNOLOGIES

  • Figma

  • Sketch

  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel;

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator;

  • Unity

  • Content management systems

 

EDUCATION

2021

UX WRITERS COLLECTIVE

Certification
UX Writing Fundamentals

2017

EMERSON COLLEGE

M.A., Media Design
(formerly Civic Media: Art and Practice)

2015

EMERSON COLLEGE

B.A., Visual Media Arts

Concentration in Interactive Media