Mr James Jarvis
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Mr James Jarvis

Senior Technician - Computing

School of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Role

Senior Computing Technician - Specialising in Interactive systems such as VR and AR.


My role includes managing specialist labs in Babbage for Game/Interactive development. I also manage the CUDA/Ubuntu and Mac lab providing a vast range of functionality within these spaces. Software in these labs include Unity 3D, Unreal, Steam VR, Xcode, Android Studio, Visual Studio, GitKraken. I also maintain the specialist equipment ranging from the latest VR headsets (Valve Index) to midi keyboards for music production.

Also involved with various projects run by the Game Development team, including developing VR experiences for open days.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Computing & Games Development

Additional information

Before starting at the University of Plymouth I worked for a local company to produce a VR experience for Dell. I have a keen interest in VR/AR and continue to develop projects in my free time.