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EXPERIENCE

PROGRAMMER / TECHNICAL ARTIST 6 months, 2017

MachX - VFS, Unreal Engine 4, 3D Multiplayer Combat Racer, Team of 5

  • Built a spline based track editor enabling the team to quickly iterate on ideas
  • Implemented futuristic magnetic hover car physics and controls
  • Built a multiplayer matchmaking lobby supporting different player roles
  • Created various dynamic materials and particle effects
  • Worked closely with team members from other disciplines
  • Used agile and waterfall development methodologies
  • PROGRAMMER / TECHNICAL ARTIST 4 months, 2016-2017

    Khaya - VFS, Unity, 2D Platformer, Team of 5

  • Implemented level design tools for 2D game development
  • Implemented gameplay features and mechanics
  • Communicated with art and design team members to determine project priorities
  • Implemented UI and Audio
  • Rigged and animated main character using Anima2D
  • PROGRAMMER 3 months, 2016

    VirtualTable - Unity, VR Multiplayer Sandbox, Solo

  • Implemented framework to support different VR headsets
  • Utilized Unity’s UNET to enable networked play
  • PROGRAMMER 6 months, 2015

    VirtualRoom - C++, OpenGL, VR Multiplayer Game, Team of 3

  • Collaborated with two other programmers to design software architecture
  • Implemented Oculus Rift SDK into SLProject an OpenGL graphics library
  • Implemented bone animation system using vertex shader skinning
  • Enablined Kinect support to drive character animations
  • SOFTWARE

    Unreal Engine 4, Unity, Maya, Photoshop, Substance Painter, Blender, Illustrator, InDesign, Visual Studio, Git, Perforce, SVN, Eclipse, Anima2D

    SKILLS

    C++, C#, OpenGL, GLSL, Java, Unreal Blueprint, PHP, Python, Javascript, jQuery, SQL, HTML5, CSS3 Agile, Teaching, Graphics design, UX design

    LANGUAGES

    English (fluent) German (fluent) Swiss German (fluent) French (basic)

    EDUCATION

    Game Design 2016- 2017
    Vancouver Film School

    BSc Computer Science 2010- 2015
    Bern University of Applied Science

    PASSIONS

    SCUBA DIVING

    Especially enjoyed diving in California’s Kelp forests

    VIDEO GAMES

    I’ve been playing games all my life from Donkey Kong to Dota 2, I’ve never stopped and hopefully never will

    DANCING

    Started Salsa dancing last year and continue to improve