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 has given game audio talks at institutions and events such as: Centennial College, University of Information Technology, Screen Composers Guild of Canada, Audio Engineering Society, Toronto Ravel and Bonus Stage. He also hosts the Breakfast Game Audio Club and the Game Audio Campfire. 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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