Skills

Below is a snapshot of my skill set and experience.

Game Design

  • I performed research into Interactive Storytelling in video games and the testing of its effectiveness for my Bachelor thesis.
  • I was one of two game designers for a serious game to train visually impaired people to use their hearing as a supplement to their declining sight in their day-to-day lives.
  • I undertook an internship at Falafel Games in China:
    • Working on patches for their current online game;
    • performing translation work (English) for their current online game;
    • aiding in the visual design for a joint game with another large gaming company;
    • performing in-depth analysis and design for a new and upcoming game;
    • working on story design for a new and upcoming game.
  • I was the project Lead for Adamant, an entertainment game we had to build in a challenging ten weeks with a team of twelve people.
  • I tested an existing game for its entertainment and educational value on large groups of children.
  • I created a small entertainment game from scratch, creating everything including script and visual assets.
  • I worked on a rehabilitative game for people who sustained knee injuries, creating a working prototype for a collective of physical therapists.
  • I developed a concept for a game to motivate people to avoid rush hour by taking public transport.

Computer Programs

Proficient knowledge of a wide range of principle software, including:

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Basic understanding of 3D modeling software
  • Basic understanding of the Unity development engine
  • Basic knowledge of C#, JavaScript, HTML and CSS
  • Microsoft Office

Leadership

  • I am proficient in the SCRUM project management method.
  • I am a martial arts instructor.
  • I have managed several project groups over diverse assignments.

Language

  • Dutch, fluent
  • English, fluent (C2 proficiency)
  • German, basic
  • French, basic
  • Excellent intercultural communication skills, developed during my travels, study abroad and working in a international gaming company in China.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient writer of both fiction and non-fiction in Dutch and English.

Qualities

  • Adaptive
  • Creative
  • Pragmatic
  • Natural leader
  • Motivated
  • Responsible