Jakob MacDonald

Master of Games Design

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About me

XR Developer and Digital Designer, working for the Innovation Lab in UCLan. Specialising in creating XR experiences for the NHS and the health sector. As well, developing digital accessibility solutions for real-time visualisation of BIM and CAD files for the Construction and Architecture industries.

The understanding and practical usages of XR technologies for training and simulation within the field’s of health, construction, and architecture, through the medium of game engines.’

External

  • Certificate of Creative Excellence in Games Design - The Great Northern Expo 2019 - Winner
  • Digital Innovation - The Guardian University Awards 2020 - Shortlisted
  • Student Game - Grads in Games Awards 2020 - Shortlisted

Arch Viz Pixel Streamed Housing Configurator

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Ray traced ArchViz scene Rendered in realtime in UE4

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ArchViz Rendering of the new UCLan Student Centre

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ArchViz Rendering of the new UCLan Student Centre

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AR projection on an iPad of an interactive pair of Human Lungs

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Realtime Rendering in UE4 of a human skeletal structure

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An realtime interactive MR 4D model of a MRI scan of a human brain displayed in Hololens 2

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A realtime interactive MR 4D model of a CT scan of human lungs, displayed in Hololens 2

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A real time visualisation of the UCLan Student Centre displayed in MR on the Hololens 2 Headset

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An AR projection of a digital AR Map of the Uclan Campus

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Keywords: AR, MR, VR, XR, Games Design, Masters, Augmented, Health, Visulisation