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Naila Malik
+44 (0) 7805 065 607, nailamalik89@gmail.com

@NailaMGames

Aspiring games designer with a wealth of experience in a professional environment. Currently studying MA Digital Games Design and Theory at Brunel University.

EMPLOYMENT

Nissin Travel Service (UK) Ltd                                                                                                           August 2011 –
Business Travel Consultant                                                                                                                  April 2016

Nissin Travel Service (UK) Ltd is an in-house travel agent based within Honda Motor Europe’s head office in Langley, Berkshire. The company manages bookings from Honda Motor Europe, Honda UK, Honda Finance and external facilitators.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide accurate, time efficient and cost effective travel arrangements using Galileo
  • Discuss clients’ requirements and provide advice
  • Plan, prepare and cost itineraries for clients
  • Liaise with agents, hotels, airlines and other transport providers
  • Confirm bookings and notify clients of luggage, insurance, medical, passport and visa requirements
  • Assist clients in person, on the telephone and by email
  • Issue invoices using Dolphin software and maintaining financial records

 

Pure Holiday Homes                                                                                                                           October 2010 –
Sales Executive                                                                                                                                      July 2011

Pure Holiday Homes is one of the UK’s leading holiday rental websites. The website advertises over 30,000 properties and allows customers to book directly with the owners.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate new business through outbound telesales calls
  • Establish and develop positive client and business relationships
  • Maintain client and business accounts
  • Manage database
  • Call prospective clients
  • Up-selling
  • Meet sales target
  • Develop sales strategies
  • Support team members

 

EDUCATION

Brunel University         2016 – Present
MA Digital Games Design and Theory                  
Engaging in and experimenting with practical game design, focussing on the process of devising the gameplay experience itself, including (but not limited to) the creation of rules, gameplay mechanics, narrative, world design and user experience, among many other aspects that make up the art of game design. Coupled with a theoretical underpinning that focuses on the formal characteristics of games and analysis, as well as the social and cultural contexts that shape the development of games, players and society.

Middlesex University   2007 – 2010
BA International Tourism Management               
First Class Honours

 

SKILLS

  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and keep to deadlines
  • Friendly personality that works well in a team environment
  • Enthusiastic gamer with experience of a range of genres

 

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

Achievements

  • Published article “Can co-op horror games ever be successful in creating fear?” in VideoBrains zine October 2016.
  • Voted Student Representative at Brunel University

Interests

  • Attends regular videogame conferences and events, including VideoBrains, AdventureX, Comic Con, Hyper Japan and EGX Rezzed.
  • Participated in alpha playtesting for Scrolls (Mojang) and Faeria (Abrakam)
  • Enjoys travelling and baking

 

REFERENCES

Kelly Boudreau
Lecturer in Games Studies & Design
MA Programme Director (Digital Games Theory & Design)

Brunel University London
College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
T +44 (0)1895 265015
175 Gaskell Building, Brunel University London,
Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK

 

Kazuhisa Yoshida
Office Manager

Nissin Travel Services (Ltd)
C/O Honda Motor Europe
Cain Rd, Binfield, Bracknell RG12 1HL
T + 44 (0) 1753 595 729