Jake Kaufman, also known by his nickname "virt", is a composer of video game music. Best known for his chiptune work, and for collaborating with video game developer WayForward. ...And if you didn't know about him before that, then chances are you did once the insanely successful kickstarter game Shovel Knight released with him as the game's composer.
He has written music for the following games:
- BloodRayne: Betrayal
- Boot Hill Heroes
- Contra 4
- Crypt of the NecroDancer (soundtrack arrangement/replacement)
- DoDonPachi DaiFukkatsu: Black Label's Ketsui crossover arrange mode
- Double Dragon Neon
- DuckTales: Remastered
- Juka And The Monophonic Menace
- The Mighty series:
- Retro City Rampage
- Scurge: Hive
- Shovel Knight
Kaufman also wrote the theme song for the Cartoon Network show OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes.