ABOUT JAKE BUTINEAU
Jake Butineau is a professional composer for video games and visual media based in Toronto, ON with credits in over 40 media projects including:
- video games (music & sound design)
- film, animated shorts
- internet media; podcasts, YouTube, Twitch
Jake works with individuals and teams to realize their game's creative potential, while solving audio problems to help communicate information to the player. Jake believes atmosphere and game-feel are the keys to a memorable gaming experience and gets very excited when you mention environmental storytelling or in-world diegetic music.
Jake holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University. He is an active member in the Toronto game dev community, hosting the monthly Breakfast Game Audio Club, frequently appearing on TorontoGameDevs.com and regularly attending local Game Jams. If you see him at any local events, say hi!
Jake is inspired by the sounds of analog synthesizers, spacey pianos, and the intimacy of Icelandic music. Check out his debut EP "Rook", available on Bandcamp.
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