David Ranyard

Also Known As

  • Dave Ranyard

Game Credits


SingStar (2004)   (Audio Manager)


Wonderbook: Book of Spells (2012)   (Game Director)


Wonderbook: Book of Spells (2012)   (Wonderbook™ Peripheral - Design and Development)
Colony Wars III: Red Sun (2000)   (Additional Design)


World Tour Soccer 2002 (2001)   (Software Engineering)
Colony Wars III: Red Sun (2000)   (Programmers)
WipEout 3 (1999)   (Programming)


Heavenly Sword (2007)   (Audio Production)
SingStar: Anthems (2006)   (Audio Manager)
EyeToy: Kinetic (2005)   (In-house Music Composed, Arranged and Produced by)
Go! Sudoku (2005)   (Free Flowing)
SingStar: '80s (2005)   (Audio Manager)
SingStar: Popworld (2005)   (Audio Manager)
World Tour Soccer (2005)   (Sound)
The Getaway: Black Monday (2004)   (Sound)
SingStar: Party (2004)   (Audio Manager)
EyeToy: Play (2003)   (Audio)
Hardware: Online Arena (2003)   (Audio)
Primal (2003)   (Sound Effects)
The Getaway (2002)   (Audio)
World Tour Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Sound)

Creative Services

SingStar: ABBA (2008)   (Creative Services Manager)
24: The Game (2006)   (Creative Services Manager)


PlayStation VR Worlds (2016)   (Special Thanks (SIEE))
Gangs of London (2006)   (Special Thanks to)
EyeToy: Play 2 (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Primal (2003)   (Special Thanks to)


Gangs of London (2006)   (Comic Appearances)

Developer Biography

Dave Ranyard started out as an AI programmer at Psygnosis, later moving to SCEE Studio London where he is the Creative Services Manager, responsible for the following departments: audio, music, graphic design, and video.

He has worked on titles including Wipeout 3, The Getaway & The Getaway: Black Monday, and the EyeToy: Play and Singstar brands. He is currently the Game Director/Executive Producer of the SingStar franchise.

Prior to the games industry he lectured in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Leeds where he also gained a PhD. in the subject. In recent years, Dave has taken a keen interest in GDC and is currently on the audio advisory board. Dave is a keen musician and he has written and produced many records over the past 10 years and in 1998 took a career break to tour the US and Europe with his band Supercharger.

Ranyard is a keen musician and he has written and produced many records over the past years and has played numerous gigs as a musician or DJ all over the world.

Last updated: Jul 11, 2009