Alan Yeats is a multiple award-winning game developer with specializes in Virtual Reality. Having been studying and worked in games since he left school at 16. This lead him joining Digital Sports Arena, then on to starting Pocket Sized Hands.
Pocket Sized Hands is an AR/VR company focusing on creating original content and building bespoke software solutions. Currently, working on a VR Multiplayer Stealth game, Honeypot Espionage as well as building innovative AR/VR software for local businesses.
Pocket Sized Hands over the past year, has been a world finalist of the Microsoft Imagine cup in Seattle after having been a winner in the UK finals; alongside taking part in Dare Academy (formally called Dare to Be Digital), Tranzfuser (UK Games Fund), Tech Rally in Berlin and Pocket Gamers VR indie pitch in London.
Alongside this, he’s taken part and won multiple Game jams, including the Moray Game jam 2017 and Abertay’s Serious Game jam 2017. Outside of game development, Alan took part in the IBM business challenges which put him against university students across the country in business challenges where he also successfully managed to reach the semi-finals.
Alan is available for consultancy, freelance work and public speaking. Please get in touch for with inquiries.
Bsc in Computer Game Technology, 2017
HNC in Computer Game Development, 2014
Dundee and Angus College
NPA in Games Development, 2013
Football management simulation PVP game. Think Football manger meets Clash Royale. (Soft Launch 2016)
Fast paced room-scale vr game where you must protect your walls for as long as possible
Hidden Object game created for INTERPOL to train officers around the world on IP crime
Game created for NATS (air traffic control) to help speed up training and outreach for new air traffic controllers
Alan is available for consultancy, freelance work and public speaking