David Nazario '09

Adjunct Instructor in Audio Music Production

B.M., Lebanon Valley College

Game Audio, Sound Design for Interactive Media, Audio Implementation, Dialogue Editing and Direction, Interactive Music Editing, Mastering and Mixing

David Nazario is a veteran sound designer and audio lead who has worked in the video game industry since 2009. Specializing in high-quality sound effects design, field and foley recording, and designing advanced audio systems, he has made a name for himself creating immersive audio experiences for AAA game companies that include Insomniac Games, Respawn Entertainment, and Disney Interactive. Notable projects include Titanfall 2, Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, Medal of Honor VR, Sunset Overdrive, Resistance 3, and the Ratchet & Clank series.

In addition to his full-time career working in the game industry, David is also an Adjunct Instructor in Audio Music Production who has been teaching a course on Game Audio at LVC since 2016. Over the course of a semester, students learn the basics of game audio sound design techniques, dialogue recording and editing, Foley recording and editing, and audio implementation into an industry-standard game engine (Unreal Engine).

Released Titles

  • Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (PS3) – October 27, 2009
  • Resistance 3 (PS3) – September 6, 2011
  • Fuse (PS3 & Xbox 360) – May 28, 2013
  • Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One) – October 28, 2014
  • Ratchet & Clank (PS4) – April 12, 2016
  • Titanfall 2 (PS4, Xbox One, & PC) – October 28, 2016
  • Star Wars: Jedi Challenges (AR: iOS & Android) – October 26, 2017
  • The Walking Dead: Onslaught (Oculus, HTC Vive, & PSVR) – September 29, 2020
  • Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond (Oculus & Steam VR) – December 11, 2020
  • Puzzle Bobble VR: Vacation Odyssey (Oculus, PS5, & PSVR) – May 20, 2021
  • CREED: Rise to Glory – Championship Edition (Oculus & PSVR 2) – April 4, 2023

Game Audio