AES New York 2015 Presenter or Author

David Swenson

Primary Affiliation: Sledgehammer Games - Activision

"David Swenson is the Audio Director for Call of Duty developed by Activision and Sledgehammer Games. David is an award winning game developer; having lead the audio teams on some of the most popular video games in the industry. Over the past decade, David’s sounds have been enjoyed by tens of millions of video-game fans worldwide. In his role at Activision, David is currently leading the audio team for the #1 entertainment franchise in the world. Most recently, David’s team developed 2014’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare which won the GANG award for Sound Design of the Year and Audio of the Year.

David earned an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and an MFA in sound design and technology from Purdue University. Before taking his position with Activision and Call of Duty, David worked at EA Games where he received a BAFTA Award (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) as well as a D.I.C.E. Award (Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences) for his sound design work on EA’s video game, Dead Space."

Session List

Oct 29: G1: Reinventing the Sound for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Presenter)

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EXHIBITION HOURS October 30th   10am - 6pm October 31st   10am - 6pm November 1st   10am - 4pm
REGISTRATION DESK October 28th   3pm - 7pm October 29th   8am - 6pm October 30th   8am - 6pm October 31st   8am - 6pm November 1st   8am - 4pm
TECHNICAL PROGRAM October 29th   9am - 7pm October 30th   9am - 7pm October 31st   9am - 7pm November 1st   9am - 6pm
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