Turn On Your Future @ UWTSD's School of Applied Computing & Electronics

Nathan Chaplin

Q. What is your Name? Nathan Chaplin

Q. What was your university course?  Creative Computer Games Design

Q. What is your job title and role?  VR / AR Content Designer – To create content for VR application and AR application to allow people to have immersive experiences.

Q. Can you briefly describe the organisation you work for? UWTSD – University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Q. Which skills learned at university are helpful to you in your job? Unreal Engine is a huge part of what I learnt in university to what I use today, it taught me how to create applications within it, but most importantly how to create VR (Virtual Reality) applications and how VR works. 

I have learnt so many skills from this course which I use within my job role. I didn’t just learn how software is used but also pipelines, team work and deadlines for projects and how to manage each part of them correctly.

Q. Do you have a typical day and how would you describe it? Every day is slightly different but has a similar workflow. I work to produce VR applications, but every day includes working on the next new mechanic. 

Q. What aspects of your job do you enjoy most? Working within Unreal Engine, as I get to create content which people get to experience and enjoy.

Q. Do you have any advice for students who would like to start a Career? Always look forward, keep working on the subject even if it a little bit. Each little bit of progress made is the right step in a career that you want.

Q. A Quote that sums up your time at the University? Success is made of small efforts repeated day in and day out, just don’t give up!.

For more information about Applied Computing courses at UWTSD please click-here.

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