Work Experience

Role Location Description

Solo Developer

Aug 2023 - Present
  • Develop both experimental interactive art and RPG + horror game dev logs in Unreal Engine using C++.
  • Research + integrate Indigeneity, cultural storytelling, and solar punk philosophy into new game worlds.
  • Record, design, and publish findings weekly on LinkedIn, Instagram, X, YouTube, and other platforms.
  • Gameplay Programmer (Contract)

    Oct 2023 - Dec 2023
  • Implemented + debugged inventory, combat, save, UMG, and UI systems in Unreal blueprints and C++ with design lead.
  • Engineered and documented optimized code for an upcoming single-player AA sci-fi action-RPG (like Persona 5/Lies of P).
  • Narrative Design Intern

    Jul 2022 - Dec 2022
  • Conceptualized central storyline and 4+ character bios inspired by historical figures for action-RPG mobile game.
  • Developed coherent game narratives based on existing 10+ combat mechanics with game designers
  • Game Programmer, Narrative Designer, Tools Designer

    Aug 2022 - Dec 2022
  • Implemented movement, procedural content, tools, save-load, enemy AI, UI, and localization systems for 3 games in C#.
  • 19-person game development team (producer, composer, audio designer, visual artists, graphics artists, art directors, and three programmers)
  • Composed narrative systems including character bios, crew audio logs, and character narration (~20 min audio) to establish and strengthen an ethical dilemma in a puzzle exploration game .
  • Creative Design Intern

    Feb 2020 - May 2022

      Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV)

      Baltimore, Maryland
  • Illustrated promotional materials to market 15+ student incubator events to campus; leveraging Adobe design tools.
  • Refined the collateral such as videos, logos, and pitch decks of 7+ student entrepreneur teams to create to help win $25K while pitching to stakeholders for events in fall and spring semesters (and up to $365K from other sources).
  • Leadership Team Member (Mentoring Assistance Peer Program MAPP)

    May 2021 - Jan 2022

      The Johns Hopkins University

      Baltimore, Maryland
  • Planned events with leadership team members as an officially JHU Office of Multicultural Affairs sponsored program.
  • Hosted weekly community bonding events and individual check-ins with 5 mentors each with 2-4 mentees.
  • Strategic Planning and Marketing Lead

    Dec 2019 - Oct 2020
  • Drafted and validated successful business model plans concerning company growth and efficacy of community-focused model (JHU Business Plan 3rd ($1,000); FFU Spark Accelerator Grant ($1,000), Ecodesign Competition 1st).
  • Cultivated stakeholder relationships by meeting weekly and discussing goals to maximize start-up growth.
  • Researched product-market fit by surveying potential clients in Baltimore neighborhoods and on Facebook.
  • Reflected on team’s weekly performance to validate steady, measurable progress and assure well-being of team members.
  • Leadership

    Role Location Description

    Treasurer & Vice President

    Nov 2019 - Present

      Indigenous Students at Hopkins

      Baltimore, Maryland
  • Led 10+ cultural events for campus, highlighting global indigenous community members; reflecting on heritage and allyship.
  • Managing finances to achieve funding for yearly events and programs.
  • Treasurer, Founding Member

    Sep 2021 - Present

      Hopkins Club Gymnastics

      Baltimore, Maryland
  • Manage finances to achieve funding for yearly events and programs.
  • Train new skills weekly (floor, vault, uneven bars, high bars, tumble track).
  • Coach new members to improve their skills and confidence.
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