Resume

John Benge

johnpbenge.nfshost.com

Objective

To create quality games based on original and creative ideas that provide new, exciting, and rewarding experiences

Relevant Work Experience

Application Developer – JPMorgan Chase & Co.

April 2016 – Present Wilmington, DE

– Plan, design and implement full stack for internal banking applications

– Craft user experience from workflow diagrams to front-end design

Programmer / Technical Designer – Tiny Tyrant Games LLC

February 2015 – Present – Wilmington, DE

– Implement game mechanics and interaction using Unity3D

– CCollaborate on systems and UI design for a mobile strategy game

Gameplay Programmer – Black Fractal Productions

April 2012 – December 2013 – Savannah, GA

– Contributed to systems design, scripting and level design

– Programmed and fine tuned mechanics within Unity

– Designed content and systems for mobile games and apps

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design

Master of Fine Arts in Interactive Design and Game Development

September 2011 – November 2013

Cumulative GPA: 3.88

Drexel University

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media

September 2007 – June 2011

Cumulative GPA: 3.68

Notable Projects

Collaborative Learning Project Sponsored by Microsoft

– Worked as part of a design team to develop a solution to a design challenge

– Contributed to systems design and led development of a prototype built with Unity

Studio DAG – Systems Designer / Lead Programmer

– Designed core systems for a serious game to help architecture students
learn and practice professional skills based on AIA guidelines

– Headed Unity development, leading a team of undergrad programmers

Activities and Interests

SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer 2009, 2010

Philadelphia Game Jam 2011, 2012

GDC Attendee 2014

Global Game Jam 2015

johnpbenge@gmail.com

302-388-3452

Skills

Systems Design

Scripting

Level Design

Prototyping

Documentation

Balancing

Diagramming

UX Design

Agile Development

Software

Unity 3D

Unreal Engine 3/4

Microsoft Office

Maya

Photoshop

Illustrator

Radiant Editor

Perforce

Creation Kit

Languages

C#

JavaScript

Lua

Java

XML

Familiar With

C++

MEL

Python

ActionScript 3

 

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