Shortly after graduating from the Berklee College of Music, Laryssa interned at Sony Interaction Entertainment where she had the opportunity to work on titles such as Mass Effect Andromeda and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy as a music editor. From there, she moved to LA, where she began working for Sarah Schachner as an editor on Assassin's Creed: Origins, as well as a composer's assistant to Ronen Landa. Soon after, Laryssa met and began working for the folks at Hyperkinetic Studios as QA on their in-house title, Epic Tavern, which eventually lead to her becoming a producer there.
Since graduating from the Berklee College of Music, Laryssa has worked for Sony Interactive Entertainment (Mass Effect Andromeda, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy), Ronen Landa (Aquarians, YINZ), and Sarah Schachner (Assassin's Creed: Origins). She has also been a featured panelist at events such as GameSoundCon and Game Developer's Conference on several occasions.
Her work on debut soundtrack release, Bafta nominated Manifold Garden (a dreamy, ambient Escher-inspired puzzle game) awarded her the Game Audio Network Guild's Breakout Talent Award.
In addition to composing, Laryssa has also worked in QA (Hyperkinetic Studios), as an Audio Producer (Halo Infinite), and currently works as a music editor and specialist on Destiny 2 at Bungie Inc. recently playing: apex legends & hades
Hooked Gamers:Manifold Garden, "Supporting the experience is a tremendous soundtrack and ambient design to Manifold Garden’s visceral interactions,", November 9th, 2020
Gaming Route:Manifold Garden Review, "Laryssa Okada does a brilliant job of encapsulating the feeling of isolation, enchantment and perfectly accompanies the mood set by its trippy visuals and all the exploration-focused gameplay.", September 16, 2020
Nerfeados: Manifold Garden, "El trabajo musical y de diseño de sonido es magnífico", September 2, 2020