Darrenlloyd Gent

Darrenlloyd Gent BSc, MA, PGCE, FHEA

Darrenlloyd Gent
BSc, MA, PGCE, FHEA

Principal Lecturer & Undergraduate Coordinator (Games and Digital Media)

Department of Computing and Information Systems

Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities

Course Leader 2018/19

    • BSc (Hons) Games Design and Development
    • BSc (Hons) Games Design and Development (Programming)
    • BSc (Hons) Games Design and Development (Modelling and Animation)
    • BSc (Hons) Games Design and Development (Virtual Reality) * From 2020
    • BSc (Hons) Games Design and Development (Serious Games) * From 2020
    • BSc (Hons) Digital Media Design and Development
    • BSc (Hons) Digital Media Design and Development (Web and Applications)
    • BSc (Hons) Digital Media Design and Development (Extended)
    • BSc (Hons) Digital Media Design and Development (Virtual Reality) * From 2020
    • BSc (Hons) Creative Digital Media
    • BSc (Hons) Creative Digital Media (Extended)
    • BSc (Hons) Web Technologies
    • BSc (Hons) Digital Media Technologies

Module Leader 2018/2019

  • COMP1288 Advanced Games Design and Development
  • COMP1698 Installation Development Project

Senior Lecturer, Games and Animation - University of Greenwich 2009 to 2014

Visiting Lecturer – School of Computer Science and School of Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire, 2004 to 2009

Principal Lecturer and Undergraduate Coordinator (Games and Digital Media)

Unity Global Education Advisory Board Member – 2017 to current

Lead Organiser - London Unity Usergroup – 2014 to current

Rapid Prototyping and Embedded Systems Developer – Freelance, 2013 – 2015

Realtime 3D Developer – University of Hertfordshire, 2007 to 2009

Web Development Executive – Film and Digital Media Exchange, University of Hertfordshire, 2004 to 2007

My expertise and teaching experience lie in games design and development, 3d modelling and animation, digital media development, interactive installations and peripherals . I have extensive connections in the London and UK games industry, as Lead Organiser for the 3200 strong London Unity Usergroup and as a member of the Unity Global Educations Advisory Board. Continuing Professional Development is maintained through attendance of the Develop conference (Brighton), Unite conferences (Berlin, Amsterdam, Copenhagen), Game Developer Conference (San Francisco) and the newly formed Games Ed conference (Sheffield).