Jacob Howells-Jones

Jacob Howells-Jones is LightForge Academy’s QA tutor.  He is dedicated to finding, developing and introducing fresh talent into today’s Games industry.  Jacob started out in the Games Industry as a QA tester at 16 and over the course of the last 11 years Jacob has experienced every aspect of Games QA.


Prior to joining LightForge, Jacob co-managed the GlobalStep UK office, where his responsibilities included overseeing and directing the successful quality assurance process for hundreds of products a year. Beforehand, Jacob was the first test lead for nDreams where he assisted the set up of their QA department and worked on a number of titles from inception to successful release.


During his career Jacob has worked on a range of titles including: Little Big Planet 3, Marvel Ultimate alliance 3, Arkham Knight, Shooty Fruity VR, Sniper Elite 3, Darksiders 3 and the Oddworld Series.