Water Aloft The Ridge

Co-Lead Designer

Water Aloft The Ridge was developed as the Columbia College Chicago 2012 Senior Capstone Project. The game follows three characters as they climb a mysterious ridge in search of their recently-deceased loved one. Playing as the Little Girl, Young Man, and Old Man, the three must solve various puzzles using their unique abilities in order to help them find answers and ultimately cope with loss and death.

Responsible for making decisions regarding the game’s design and development, including documentation, task management, meeting coordination, team discussion, and game presentation. Worked on developing it’s visual aesthetic, coding and implementing VFX such as fog, glow, lighting, and overlays. Developed the game’s camera system, allowing players to successfully navigate the world with a transitioning fixed-camera.