Mobile Games @ PuzzleCats

Since August 2019 I have been working at Puzzle Cats, a small mobile game studio in Toronto. Puzzle Cats focuses on rapid iteration on game concepts, and data driven design to help climb the charts. I was initially brought on as a 3D artist at Puzzle Cats, but have grown to take on more tasks such as Gameplay Programming, UI/UX Programming, Mobile Advertising, and 2D asset creation because of the ever changing needs and ever evolving projects that we work on.

My role as a 2D/3D Generalist

- Create 2D / 3D assets for mobile platforms. (UI, Environment, Characters) 
- Engineer UX and screen flows for mobile interfaces. 
- Engineer game mechanics in new games. 
- Produce games in various visual styles. 
- Lead new game prototyping and projects. 
- Develop editor tools to assist engineers and designers in creation of assets. 
- Create and modify Unity shaders for mobile performance. 
- Create and test assets for Android/iOS store pages. (Screenshots, Icons) 
- Create and test mobile video advertisements. 
- Research mobile market for comparable products to implement distinguishing features along side genre-defining features.

Merge Clash

- Stylistic development and game play engineering for 2D Tower Defense game. 
- Created UI assets and engineered UX for various interfaces. 
- Created sprites/animations for Towers, Effects, and Enemies. 
- Extended gameplay features of pre-existing game. 
- Created and tested store page and advertising assets.

Blaster Hero

- Lead stylistic development and gameplay engineering for 3D Action/Shooting game with small team. 
- Created environment kits and character assets for various levels and enemies. 
- Created UI assets and engineered UX for various interfaces. 
- Created editor tools for rapid iteration and creation of new stages. 
- Created and tested store page and advertising assets.

Car Games

- Stylistic development and gameplay engineering for 3D Driving game. 
- Created environment kits and did set dressing for open-world city. 
- Created UI assets and engineered UX for various interfaces. 
- Created and tested store page and advertising assets.

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