MUSIC FOR NUMBER ONE GAMES
David created the music for Disney's runaway hit "Where's My Water”, which garnered unanimous critical acclaim for the audio, and enjoyed 118 separate #1 rankings in the App Store in 90 countries.
The game spawned "Where's My Perry" and "Where's My Mickey", which retained the same thread of audio branding throughout: a very successful, exploitable and profitable franchise, which enjoyed >250 million downloads in total.
"David's sense of musicality and attention to detail is what takes a soundtrack from just "ok" to exceptional."
Valerie Shavers, Producer, "Where's My Water"
Wooga and Fox Digital Entertainment released Futurama: Game Of Drones, which achieved >4.5 million downloads, winning the Best Mobile Game and Best Branded Experience Made For Mobile categories in the 2016 Mobile Excellence Awards.
Xiao'an was hired to create original in-game music, stingers, and sound effects that maintained the unique voice of the licensed IP.
"Xiao’an would be an invaluable asset to any other games company looking for world-class music "
Steven Gilmore, Head of HR, Wooga
Just Dance Kids
David was asked by Ubisoft to produce the music for Just Dance Kids (Xbox, Wii) which sold over two million copies.
This was followed up with The Smurfs, Just Dance Kids 2014, and Just Dance Disney Party 2 (Xbox One).
David managed a team that in total included over 30 musicians, and worked closely with the dance choreographers and VFX teams.
"The projects had large volumes and tight deadlines, but he always delivered high quality music on time."
Elena Macomber, Ubisoft, Producer "Just Dance Kids"
David worked with DreamWorks Animation to produce the music, sound design and VO for twenty-five animated shorts, in collaboration with IKEA’s LATTJO product line. He was assisted by composer Jeff Lopas.
DreamWorks created new IP which allowed David to establish an audio brand. The resulting animations will live on-line and in all of IKEA’s 300+ retail stores.
"There isn't an audio expert I trust more nor want to work with more than David."
Joe Vance, Senior Director of Character Art
Since 2014, Xiao'an been writing music for American Greetings in collaboration with their audio department.
He has provided music composition and production services on more than 40 projects, including arranging well-loved seasonal holiday tunes, crafting jingles, and scoring videos for associated brands and franchises such as Care Bears, Birchbox, Appcoin, Netflix, as well as original music for custom e-cards and client projects.