About Jake Butineau

Jake Butineau is a professional composer for video games and media based in Toronto, ON with credits in over 40 media projects including:
- video games (music & sound design)
- short films, animated shorts
- internet media; podcasts, YouTube, Twitch

His enthusiasm and passion for audio/visual mediums drive his career as he explores the potential of sound in a visually-dominated market. With a deep understanding of video games as entertainment and as art, Jake brings out the best in interactive projects while leaving a unique mark on the finished product that cannot be recreated elsewhere.

Jake is also an electronic musician - his debut EP "rook" is now available at http://jakebutineau.bandcamp.com.

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Wooly Walrus Games

Woolly Walrus Games is a small indie game developer based in Toronto, Canada, founded by Braydon Campbell and Arthur Daurio. Jake wrote music for "Block Swop", now available on the iTunes store & Google Play.

Frolic Labs

Frolic Labs is a small Indie game studio based in Toronto founded in 2013 by Amos Laber. Jake is doing the audio for their first original game, "Dune Sea"! To Be Released Fall 2017.


News site dedicated to the video games developed in and around Toronto and the people who create them. Jake composed the intro for the weekly podcast, and occasionally guest stars!

Screen Composers Guild of Canada

A national association of professional music composers and producers for film, television and media. Jake has been a member since 2016.


An independent news site dedicated to games by Blizzard Entertainment. Jake has composed music for two of their weekly podcasts: Well Met!, A Hearthstone Podcast; and The Payload, An Overwatch Podcast.