Relevant skillsProgramming languages: C++, C#, Python Programming tools: Visual Studio, Git Game engines: Unity Other: Blender, ZBrush, Steamworks, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Languages: Slovenian (native), English (fluent), German (fluent), Japanese (beginner)
Work experienceSelf-employed, Slovenia (April 2016 – present) Designer, programmer, artist
Designed and developed Welkin Road (2013 – present), a first person platformer where the player uses two grappling hooks to overcome movement-based puzzles. Successfully released the game on the Steam Early Access platform where it has been well-received. Consistently maintained a dialogue with the players and provided technical support. Worked with the Nkidu team, who have provided marketing support and guidance.
Designed and implemented the gameplay, levels, sound and game systems and the UI which includes an extensive options menu. Created all the art assets except for some of the sound files and textures.
Game features developed: grappling, swinging, wall jumping, wall running, sliding, several grapple targets with different effects, dynamic camera animation that complements the movement, checkpoint, statistics and scoring systems, speedrun mode, gamepad controls, aim assist system, camera assist system, Steamworks integration, location-based hints, persisting save and settings data, dynamic shooting star system, efficient management of components of large numbers of game objects, etc.Infovizija, Slovenia (July 2013 - December 2013) Web developer
Worked in a distributed team environment that used Git for source control. Maintained large Magento-based online stores and developed Magento modules.
Other projects3dApi (2015)
A real-time rendering engine in Direct3D and OpenGL used to benchmark the APIs and their drivers.
EducationUniversity of Maribor, Slovenia (2009 – 2015) MSc in Informatics, 2012 – 2015 (average grade: 9.63/10) BSc in Informatics, 2009 – 2012 (average grade: 9.67/10) Online courses
Completed several online courses including Artificial Intelligence (Berkeley), Foundations of Computer Graphics (Berkeley), Algorithms: Design and Analysis (Stanford) and Introduction to Computer Science (Harvard) with excellent grades.