Born and raised in Scotland, Nick is a sound designer, composer, and producer based in Edinburgh. His undergraduate degree was in English literature. Since his early teens, Nick has been playing video games and writing and recording music under the moniker Jake Lake. He currently is halfway through a Master’s degree in Sound Design at the University of Edinburgh, focusing on interactive audio for video games (including both sound design and composition) and poetic interpretations of fixed media. Nick enjoys Modern Scottish poetry, console and PC gaming, and tinkering in the studio.


  • MSc Sound Design, Edinburgh University 2015-2017.
  • Comfortable with multiple DAWs, favouring Reaper.
  • Audio installation and live sound experience.