Hsiao Wei Chen (Michelle)                   

Game Developer

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • 8+ Years of Experience with the end to end process of creating iOS and Android Mobile Games and Applications using Unity, Cocos2d-x, Cocos2d and Xcode
  • Excellent command over languages such as C, C#, Objective C, C++, Java, HTML and JavaScript
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git and SVN
  • 2+ Years of Experience in Team and Project Management, including hiring and training
  • Knowledgeable in Agile Project Management
  • Familiar with 3ds Max, Adobe Photoshop and Audacity

 

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY

2016-2017

MSc Video Game Enterprise and Production (Gamer Camp Biz)

 

INDIE GAME DEVELOPER / FREELANCE

2015-PRESENT

  • Worked on personal projects, such as “Le Petit Prince x Mixed Reality”​, an escape the room game that combines a handcrafted environment with augmented reality and virtual reality. Showcased in Taipei’s Maker Faire 2016 held at the National Taiwan Science and Education Center. Finalist in Taiwan’s 4C Digital Design Awards 2016, and showcased at Digital Taipei 2016 held at Taipei World Trade Center.
    Link: http://www.purplelilgirl.com/lepetitprince/
  • Participated in game jams as programmer, artist, designer and sound producer.

 

PROGRAMMER, MATTEL (FORMERLY FUHU, INC.)

2015-2016

  • Programmed nabi Compete, a fitness band for children.
  • Programmed prototype games, and maintained Weather, Clock and Stop Watch apps for nabi tablet.
  • Assisted in interviewing candidates and training the game team.

 

TECHNICAL REVIEWER, PACKT PUBLISHING

2015

 

PROGRAMMER, ORANGENOSE STUDIO

2013-2015

  • Programmed and designed iOS and Android games, such as Toughest Game Ever 2, and prototype games.
  • Assisted in the set-up of Orangenose Studio Manila branch, including headhunting, interviewing candidates, and training the game team.
  • Trained newcomers in Unity game engine, and the company’s game development process.

 

PROGRAMMER, BONE COLLECTION, FRUITSHOP INTERNATIONAL CO.

2010-2013

  • Programmed iOS and Android apps, such as Maru Penguin, Maru Jump and Maru Comics.
  • Programmed iOS and OSX linked B2B app used within company.
  • Provided voice overs for company marketing videos.

 

PROGRAMMER, MOBILI STUDIO

2009-2010

  • Programmed iOS apps, such as Visual Travel Checklist and Trio Birds.

 

PROGRAMMER, LADYLUCK DIGITAL MEDIA

2008-2009

  • Programmed prototype games and outsourcing projects.

 

DE LA SALLE UNIVERSITY- MANILA

2005-2008

BS Computer Science, Major in Software Technology.

  • Dean’s List: 3rd Term, SY 2007-08, Dean’s List: 3rd Term, SY 2005-06
  • Harvest of Winners Nominee, SY 2007-08
  • Moomedia Most Active Member, SY 2006-07

 

JUBILEE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

2001-2005

  • Outstanding Alumni Award
  • Opinion Editor, Features Editor of School Paper
  • Layout Editor of Year Book
  • Vice President of Computer Club

 

VOLUNTEER WORK

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Languages     English (IELTS 8.5/9), Chinese (Mandarin) and Filipino (Tagalog)