About Me

Hi, my name is Shivani and I am a game designer. I love playing and making cool and unique games.

๐Ÿ‘€ Stuff I’m Working On

  • ๐Ÿ‘ง I am a game designer at Kuato Studios, a multi-award-winning developer and publisher of children’s learning apps and games with a love for storytelling and language development.
  • ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ I speak regularly on joining the industry, and supporting the next generation of game makers.
  • ๐ŸŽฎ I am a steering committee member for the BGI, supporting in the planning of this year’s Games Careers Week.
  • โœŠ I volunteer as part of the creative team for BAME in Games, a grassroots advocacy group promoting diverse talent within the games industry. I have previously volunteered as their Discord community manager.

๐Ÿคนโ€โ™€๏ธ Past Stuff

  • ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ I have previously worked with the fab team at award-winning VR game studio Triangular Pixels, as a junior game designer on the highly anticipated sequel – Unseen Diplomacy 2.
  • ๐Ÿ“ฃ I pitched a game idea to Sony Interactive Entertainment within a week as part of the “Get Started with Games Design” course ran by The Prince’s Trust in collaboration with NextGen Skills Academy.
  • ๐Ÿงช I have previously playtested games, providing test reports for Boxitaire and A Hero’s Guide to Gardening, which helped me gain an insight into design decisions made in games while developing my analytical skills in the context of games.

โญ Awards & recognition

  • ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Featured in She Plays Games 100 for 2022, a list including 100 of the video game industry’s most inspiring women who are having a positive impact and are pushing boundaries.

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