Levi D. Smith earned his bachelor of science in computer science from  Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia in 2002.  He completed his master of science degree in industrial engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2008.  Currently, he works in the Knoxville area as a software engineer.  As a hobby, he creates computer games for game jams in his spare time.  He has games published on multiple gaming platforms.  He hosts the monthly Knoxville Game Design podcast with other game developers in the Knoxville area.  He was featured in the local Knoxville MetroPulse entertainment paper along with other developers in the area.  He occasionally speaks at local technical gatherings and conventions.  He is active in alumni events for the Knoxville Georgia Tech club.  He enjoys studying the Japanese language and listening to J-Pop music.