James Adam Chester


The University of Abertay Dundee

BA (Hons) Computer Arts:

  • Certificate of Higher Education in Computer Arts 2012/3
  • Diploma of Higher Education in Computer Arts 2013/4
  • Bachelor of the Arts in Computer Arts 2014/5
  • Bachelor of the Arts with Honours (2:1) 2015/6

The Waid Academy (2006 - 2012)

  • English SQA Advanced Higher B 2011/12
  • Graphic Communication SQA Advanced Higher C 2011/12
  • Art & Design SQA Higher B 2011/12
  • Computing SQA Higher C 2011/12
  • History SQA Higher B 2010/11
  • Physics SQA Higher C 2010/11
  • Mathematics SQA Intermediate 2 A 2009/10
  • English SQA Standard Grade 1 2009/10
  • French SQA Standard Grade 1 2009/10
  • Physics SQA Standard Grade 1 2009/10
  • Graphic Communication SQA Standard Grade 1 2009/10
  • History SQA Standard Grade 2 2009/10
  • Art and Design SQA Standard Grade 2 2009/10
  • Chemistry SQA Standard Grade 2 2009/10

Awards and Recognition:

Halcyon - ‘Ninja Kiwi Award for More Awesomer [sic] Game Development’ 05/2016

Halcyon - Featured in PC Gamer's Free Games of the Week 07/2016

Halcyon - Showcased at Drop in and Play at the DCA 09/2016


QA Engineer, Outplay Entertainment 06/2016 – Current


Server, Bean Scene St Andrews 10/2013 - 06/2014
Responsible for preparing beverages, serving alcohol, using till, preparing food, cleaning and re-stocking. Front-facing role involving constant interaction with customers and working in a small team to deliver a high-quality customer experience.

Assistant to the Operations Manager, Pittenweem Arts Festival 07/2015 - 08/2015
Short-term contract as part of the infrastructure team for the Pittenweem Arts Festival. Duties included preparation of festival venues and liaising with exhibiting artists, preparation of car park facilities, deployment of all infrastructure equipment, car park marshalling, and recovery of all festival infrastructure upon completion.
Role played was vital in preparing the village and venues for visitors, artists and performers, making sure the Festival ran smoothly and that those attending felt welcome.

Self-run Graphic Design Sales (2012 - current)
Created a range of graphic posters themed around pop culture and made these available for sale online at http://www.redbubble.com/people/badga/shop/photographic-prints