Welcome to my website!

Hey there! My name is Jacob Pernell, and I am a composer, sound designer, and developer for games and virtual reality. I am the co-Director of the Edinburgh Game Symposium, and the Project Manager for AudioVR.com.

Take a look around my site to see my work, and feel free to get in touch!

Latest Blog Post

A Guide to your First Hackathon/Game Jam

I am super stoked to be attending the Seattle VR Hackathon this coming weekend! In preparation for this event, I wanted to write this post as a guide to help any of you game audio professionals out there (though many of these tips apply to other fields too!) who might... read more

Testimonials

Jacob knows how to make music that truly encapsulates the spirit of a game's story. You could hack down pages of script and replace them with a Pernell track and be better for it.

Daniel Lisi

Managing Director, Game Over

Jacob immediately understood the creative direction we wanted to go in and delivered high quality music in a timely fashion. In addition, his enthusiasm for games also resulted in some great suggestions for game features we ended up implementing, which was fantastic! I would definitely work with him again.

Mark Cooke

CEO, Shiny Shoe

Jacob came to my rescue on more occasions than I care to admit. He’s an easygoing collaborator, whose work shines with an understated brilliance. I couldn’t ask for a better audio designer.

Sam Farmer

Game Designer - LAST LIFE, Rocket Science Amusements

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