David Hynd

Also Known As

  • Dave Hynd

Game Credits


Grand Theft Auto V (2013)   (Senior AI Programmers)
Kinect Star Wars (2012)   (Coders)
Nike+ Kinect Training (2012)   (Senior Engineers)
APB: All Points Bulletin (2010)   (Additional Gameplay Support)
Crackdown 2 (2010)   (Senior Engineers)
Crackdown (2007)   (Gameplay Programmers)

Developer Biography

As an undergraduate, Dave studied Computer and Electronic systems at Strathclyde University before specialising in Computer Games Technology at the University of Abertay. After receiving his 1st class honours degree, Dave was the recipient of the prestigious Graham Technology award at the Scottish University’s Young Software Engineer of the year ceremony for his thesis on cloth dynamics.

After this, Dave joined Xen group in early 2005 as a gameplay programmer on Crackdown, the critically acclaimed game for the Xbox 360. In 2007, he accepted a permanent contract with Realtime Worlds to work on the upcoming MMO, APB.

In late 2008, Dave rejoined Xen group, shortly before the company reformed under the banner of Ruffian Games. He is currently a senior engineer with the company.

Last updated: Feb 28, 2009