David Giles

Moby ID: 2745

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David began work at Beam Software, Australia’s oldest and largest video game company as a senior producer. Beam was taken over by Infogrames/Atari in 1999 and David continued to work as both the Studio Manager and Director of Development at Atari Melbourne House Pty Ltd..

He left in 2004 to establish the Melbourne campus of the Academy of Interactive Entertainment. As head of school, he established Young Gunz, a company to help local talented artists and programmers get their big break into the games industry. Young Gunz acts as a company to be brought on board for the duration of a project, with the prospect of permanent employment. The young developers are taught and managed by industry professionals.

In October 2006, Giles was hired by Tantalus Interactive as Director of Development, for a number of DS and PSP titles, as well as for next generation consoles.

Credited on 24 games

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LEGO 2K Drive (2023, Nintendo Switch) Special Thanks
Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition (2020, Windows) Senior Producer
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (2018, Windows Apps) Senior Producer
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (2016, Wii U) Project Management
ZombiU (2015, Windows) Executive Producer
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010, Nintendo DS) Chief Operating Officer
Drift Street International (2010, Nintendo DSi) Chief Operating Officer
MX vs ATV Reflex (2009, Nintendo DS) Chief Operating Officer
Disney•Pixar Cars: Race-O-Rama (2009, Nintendo DS) Chief Operating Officer
MX vs. ATV: Untamed (2007, Nintendo DS) Director of Development
Disney•Pixar Cars: Mater-National Championship (2007, Nintendo DS) Director of Development
Pony Friends (2007, Nintendo DS) Development Director
Heatseeker (2007, PlayStation 2) Special Thanks
Disney•Pixar Cars: Mater-National Championship (2007, Game Boy Advance) Director of Development
Grand Prix Challenge (2002, PlayStation 2) Studio Manager
Men in Black II: Alien Escape (2002, PlayStation 2) Studio Managers
Looney Tunes: Space Race (2000, Dreamcast) Executive Producers
Le Mans 24 Hours (2000, Dreamcast) Studio Managers
KKND2: Krossfire (1998, Windows) Producer and Stress Merchant
Dethkarz (1998, Windows) Executive Producer

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