Yannis is an Australian born composer, sound designer and audio architect having has worked in the game industry since 1999.
Highly active in the Amiga demo scene - he started off as composer for a small Australian-based demo crew 'Frontier'. Later he took over management of a scene-based music competition called Groovy Compo and ran that for 2-3 years. Over the years he honed his skills in tracking mod-based music (MOD, .3M, XM, IT) to the point where game companies started asking him for help.
Yannis has held positions as both freelancer and in-house audio lead over the years. Yannis has gained recognition as a specialist in hand-held audio from companies such as MacroSpace, JamDat, Senari, Astraware (Handmark), Backbone Entertainment, Binary Hammer, Glu Mobile, Other Ocean and NGMoco amongst others.
He holds a Degree in Computer Science and a Diploma of Audio Engineering from SAE, over 25 years experience in composition and over 8 years sound design.
He has been employed at the following companies in the past : Ratbag Games, Midway Studios Australia, Backbone Entertainment, and currently is employed by Trionworlds as Audio Director & Audio Lead on RIFT a new AAA MMORPG.
His credits now span over 120 interactive titles on the following platforms:
Nintendo GBA, DS, Gamecube, Wii
Sony PS1, PS2, PS3, PSN, PSP
Microsoft Windows, XBox, XBLA
- Escape Goat (2012), MagicalTimeBean
- RIFT (2011), Trion World Network, Inc.
- Dark Void Zero (2010), Capcom Entertainment, Inc.
- Bubble Babble (2009), Handmark, Inc.
- Bubble Shuffle (2009), Handmark, Inc.
- Crazy Daisy (2009), Handmark, Inc.
- Eliminate Pro (2009), ngmoco, Inc.
- Tradewinds 2 (2009), Handmark, Inc.
- Everyday Shooter (2008), Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.
- Hexic (2008), Handmark, Inc.
- Platypus (2008), Handmark, Inc.
- Speed Racer: The Videogame (2008), Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.
- Impossible Mission (2007), Codemasters
- Jackass: The Game (2007), Red Mile Entertainment, Inc.
- Shrek-N-Roll (2007), Activision Publishing, Inc.
- Sonic the Hedgehog (2007), SEGA Corporation
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2007), SEGA Corporation
- Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo HD Remix (2007), Capcom Entertainment, Inc.
- Capcom Classics Collection: Volume 2 (2006), Capcom Entertainment, Inc.
- Death Jr. II: Root of Evil (2006), Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.
- Digital Eel's Big Box of Blox (2006), Astraware Limited
- Hot Wheels: All Out (2006), Destination Software, Inc.
- Rubik's Bloxx Twister (2006), Living Mobile GmbH
- SEGA Genesis Collection (2006), SEGA of America, Inc.
- Capcom Classics Collection Remixed (2005), Capcom Entertainment, Inc.
- Dragon Ball GT: Transformation (2005), Atari, Inc.
- Heavy Weapon Deluxe (2005), PopCap Games, Inc.
- Cartoon Network Block Party (2004), Majesco Sales, Inc.
- Dragon Ball Z: Buu's Fury (2004), Atari, Inc.
- Mazera (2004), Astraware Limited
- Spider-Man 2 (2004), Activision Publishing, Inc.
- Tradewinds (2004), Astraware Limited
- Dragon Ball Z: Taiketsu (2003), Atari, Inc.
- Dragon Ball Z: The Legacy of Goku II (2003), Atari, Inc.
- Monkeys Odyssey (2003), Game Thoughts
- Warblade (2003),