My Passion is bringing data to Life

— MattOlick.3D @gmail.com



The start-ups I helped create total:
  • 50 million sales & downloads
  • 1 billion youtube views
  • 10 million social followers
  • $48,000,000 crowdfunding raised
  • $40,000,000 ad spend managed
  • 25,000 marketing courses sold


CHARTS:
  • #8 Top Upcoming Games (Ascent of Ashes, Steam NextFest Q4 2023)
  • #161 Top Wishlisted Steam Games (Ascent of Ashes, Steam, SteamDB)
  • #280 Top Wishlisted Steam Games (Macabre, Steam, SteamDB)
  • #15,000 Top Ranked 2020 Instagram Accounts​ (Ecommerce Academy, HypeAuditor)
  • #3 Simulation 2019​ (Fit The Fat 3, iTunes)
  • #20 Sports 2019​ (Fit The Fat 3, iTunes)
  • #30 Role Playing 2019​ (Fit The Fat 3, iTunes)
  • #10,000 Top Ranked 2016 Instagram Accounts​ (SimplyShredded, HypeAuditor)
  • #60 Top 100 Games of 2017 (Clone Drone in the Danger Zone, Steam250.com)
  • #175 Top Games of 2021 (Clone Drone in the Danger Zone, Steam250.com)
  • #122 Top 200 Best Rated Steam Games Of All Time (Clone Drone in the Danger Zone, Steam250.com)
  • #26 Top 100 Best Rated Steam Games Of All Time (Starbound, Steam250.com)
  • #53 Top 100 Best Rated Steam Games Of All Time (Pirates Vikings Knights 2, Steam250.com)
  • #1 HypeMachine, 4x Top #10 HypeMachine (Retrotation, Hypem.com)

AWARDS:
  • "Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game 2017" (Starbound, SXSW)
  • "Top 100 Greatest PC Games"​ (Starbound, PC Gamer)
  • "IGN Editors' Choice Award" (Starbound, IGN)
  • "Game, Simulation" (Starbound, NAVGTR Awards 2017, nominated)
  • "Top 100 of Indie of The Year 2016"​ (Clone Drone in the Danger Zone, IndieDB)
  • "No. 1 of Indie of The Year 2013" (Starbound, IndieDB)
  • "Most Anticipated Game of 2013" (Starbound, Indie Game Magazine)
  • "IGM Reader's Choice: The Best Indie Games of the Year 2012" (Starbound)
  • "Artist of the Month" (Retrotation, Chillbass)
  • "2008 Mod of the Year" (Pirates Vikings Knights 2, ModDB)


Gaming Clients:
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Camlann Games Publishing

Camlann Games Publishing

Marketing Director & Strategist

(2023)


Camlann Games Publishing is an investor-backed video game publisher behind "Ascent of Ashes" (currently #161 Top Wishlisted Steam Game), Underspace (released 4/10/24), Kristala, and more. We currently fund and manage over 20 upcoming Steam releases, and have raised over $800,000 in seed funding between 2023 to 2024.


Camlann's platform is powered by proprietary AI technology and a specialized client-portal for game project management, Steam store management & automated marketing optimization.


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  • Kickstarter campaign strategy, page design, and ads management.
  • Talent sourcing for and co-direction of community management teams.
  • Steam NextFest, Play Demo, and Wishlist ad campaigns for upcoming game releases using Facebook, TikTok, Google, and Youtube ads. These ads acquired over 100,000 wishlists for 'Ascent of Ashes', 30,000 wishlists for 'Underspace', etc. with a $0.50 to $1 per wishlist and 10% conversion rate into sales.
  • Co-development of Steam Early Access release strategies, product positioning.
  • Web development & landing page design using WordPress and Shopify.
CHARTS:
  • #161 Top Wishlisted Steam Games (Ascent of Ashes, SteamDB, Steam Upcoming Charts)
  • #8 Top Upcoming Games (Ascent of Ashes, Steam NextFest Q4 2023)
Creed's Codex

Creed's Codex

Crowdfunding Specialist

(2022)


Creed's Codex: Arcane Secrets of the Summoners is an A 5E supplement to bring your character concept to life. Brand new summoning class, spells, feats, gear, convergent magic, and more.


While utilizing my proprietary marketing strategy for gaming, Creed's Codex raised $52,000 total for a whopping 500% ROI on ad-spend.


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  • Provision of proprietary training resources and templates for Landing Pages, Kickstarter Pages, Rewards and Stretch Goals, Facebook Ads, Email Marketing, Press outreach, and Influencer outreach marketing.
  • Coaching and consultation upon the execution of Kickstarter marketing strategies for pre-launch and live campaign.
  • Sponsored promotions within my own communities.
Pericle

Pericle

Crowdfunding Specialist / Public Relations

(2022)


Pericle is an app-driven tabletop RPG in a dangerous world of savage beasts, cunning foes, and forgotten evils. Can your heroes withstand the tide of enemies awaiting them?


While utilizing my proprietary marketing strategy for gaming, Pericle raised $182,000 total.


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  • Provision of proprietary training resources and templates for Landing Pages, Kickstarter Pages, Rewards and Stretch Goals, Facebook Ads, Email Marketing, Press outreach, and Influencer outreach marketing.
  • Coaching and consultation upon the execution of Kickstarter marketing strategies for pre-launch and live campaign.
  • Public relations consultation.
  • Sponsored promotions within my own communities.
Broken Planet

Broken Planet

Crowdfunding Specialist

(2022)


A strategic prediction game by Pigeon Games. Players are scavenging tribes that collect powerful gemstones during their turn on the floating islands of the Broken Planet.


While utilizing my marketing consultation, Broken Planet raised $25,500 total.


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  • Re-design and copywriting for lead-generation landing page.
  • Coaching and consultation upon the execution of Kickstarter marketing strategies for pre-launch and live campaign.
Space Chef

Space Chef

PPC Marketing / Crowdfunding Specialist

(2021)


Space Chef is a Stardew-like cooking game where you journey to other planets & making out-of-this-world recipes.


While utilizing my proprietary marketing strategy for video games, Space Chef raised $52,000 total.


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  • Provision of proprietary training resources and templates for Facebook Ads, Email Marketing, Press outreach, and Influencer outreach marketing.
  • Coaching and consultation upon the execution of Kickstarter marketing strategies for pre-launch and live campaign.
  • Direction, script-writing, role casting, technical implementation, and event organization for livestream of final countdown and interview.
  • Grassroots posting on various social media communities.
Cranky Chinchillas

Cranky Chinchillas

PPC Marketing / Growth Hacking / Crowdfunding Specialist

(2021)


A cute and mischievous Card Game of hero battles, secret alliances, and betrayal with your friends and fluffy Chinchillas.


While utilizing my proprietary marketing strategy for board games, Cranky Chinchillas became fully funded within 20 minutes of launching and went on to raise $50,000 within the first 24 hours, and $150,000 total.


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  • Graphic Design and Copywriting for PPC Ads.
  • Strategy, implementation and management of both PPC Ads & Ad Accounts for Facebook.
  • Creation, execution, and management of Social Media growth-hacking strategy & branded communities.
  • Grassroots posting on various social media communities.
  • Provision of proprietary training resources and templates for Facebook Ads, Email Marketing, and Influencer outreach marketing.
  • Coaching and consultation upon the execution of Kickstarter marketing strategies for pre-launch and live campaign.
Unicorn Ninjas

Unicorn Ninjas

PPC Marketing / Crowdfunding Specialist

(2020)


Fast-paced Card Game that unlocks programming skills! Play to learn HTML terms, website design, and more... Fun for friends and family!


Launched on Kickstarter in October 2020, raising 350% of it's initial funding goal.


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  • Graphic Design and Copywriting for PPC Ads, Kickstarter Stretch Goal Chart & Video Poster.
  • Strategy, creation, implementation and management of both PPC Ads & Ad Accounts, for Facebook and Instagram.
  • Setup and analysis of conversion and Return On Investment, using Time-Series Data Modelling and Facebook Pixel data.
  • Consultation, strategy, and copywriting of publication outreach email templates & procurement of target-editor and publication lists.
  • Consultation on Kickstarter Page design & layout, and pre-launch advertising campaign.
Dwerve

Dwerve

Facebook Ads / Crowdfunding Specialist

(2020)


A beautifully crafted, Zelda-inspired action RPG with Tower-Defense combat. With my specialty consultation, I helped them raise $60,000 during our crowdfunding campaign. This was 600% above the campaign goal, raising 20% beyond our last stretch goal. The total raised was also 40% greater than the initial estimated expectations by the Dwerve team.


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  • Graphic Design and Copywriting for PPC Ads.
  • Strategy, creation, implementation and management of both PPC Ads & Ad Accounts, for Facebook, Instagram, and Google Adwords.
  • Grassroots promotional activities, including content creation of social media posts and procurement of target-community lists.
  • Setup and analysis of conversion and Return On Investment, using Time-Series Data Modelling and Facebook Pixel data.
  • Consultation, strategy, and copywriting of publication outreach email templates & procurement of target-editor and publication lists.
  • Writing and promotion of technical articles and post-mortem on the Kickstarter Campaign.
  • Consultation on Kickstarter Page design & layout, funnel planning, web redirects scripting & strategy, audience psychographic profiling, pre-launch advertising campaign, finale celebration stream, and vertical & horizontal scaling strategies.
  • Scouting and contracting of specialist consultants for Facebook Ad troubleshooting and Google Adwords best-practices.
WikiCoder

WikiCoder

Branding / Programming Consultant

(2020)


Wiki dedicated to programming & math concepts across multiple languages.


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  • Designed the logo.
  • Laid out roughly a hundred article pages, and have written extensively about certain topics including Procedural Generation, Noise Generation, Shaders, Vector Maths, Trigonometry, IK Solvers, Horizon Based Ambient Occlusion, and more.
CraftSmith

CraftSmith

Concept Artist / Branding

(2020)


Expand your workshop as you hire Workers, increase their Training, upgrade Tools and complete Research. Gather materials and craft objects in this idle crafting game.


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  • Designed hand-painted & procedurally textured artwork and icons for app store promotions and in-game.
  • Consulted on app store optimization, copywriting strategy and marketing strategy.
  • Consulted on systems programming for saving-game functionality.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 200,000 players
/r/PlayMyGame

Reddit /r/PlayMyGame

Community Development / Community Management

(2020)


'Play My Game' is a subreddit of 50,000 subscribers, where Independent Game Developers around the globe share their demos, betas, and free-to-play games for community testing and promotions.


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  • Moderation of community postings and comments.
  • Creation of new group rules and weekly events.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 50,000 members
Facebook IGD Group Network

Facebook IGD Group Network

Community Development / Management

(2019 - 2020)


Indie Game Developers is a network of Facebook groups, with themes ranging from video game promotion, discussion, talent acquisition, tutorials, and troubleshooting.


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  • Moderation of member posts, new member-approvals, and dispute resolution between members and moderators.
  • Participation in Admin channels during discussion of creating new group rules, events, and creation/voting of contests.
  • Management of community contests.
  • Content creation & post management, acquiring over 30,000 engagements in 6 months.
NOTABLE:
  • 350,000+ Facebook group members!
Fit The Fat 3

Fit the Fat 3

Facebook Ads / Video Production

(2019)


Fit The Fat 3 is a Casual Mobile Game in the Runner genre. Start out Fat and get your character Fit by playing mini-games and scoring points.


Over 10,000,000 total players obtained via Paid Ads, Influencers, and K-Factor. I managed a Facebook ad spend of over $80,000 acquiring 1M downloads, and produced video ads for other channels.


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  • Designed and A/B tested ad campaigns, creatives, and copywrite text.
  • Programming of data analytic tools and development of financial projections.
  • Produced dozens of video ads for A/B testing.
  • Troubleshooted the client’s existing non-profitable campaigns, and turned the campaigns around for over $1000/day ad-spend at profit-margins of up to 25%.
NOTABLE:
  • 10,000,000+ downloads.
CHARTS:
  • #3 in Simulation 2019​ (iTunes)
  • #20 in Sports 2019​ (iTunes)
  • #30 in Role Playing 2019​ (iTunes)
Kingdom Of Night

Kingdom of Night

Audio / Software Engineer / Technical Art Director

(2018 - 2020)


80's themed Action RPG - Diablo meets Earthbound. Kingdom of Night is a horror, fantasy, action RPG set in small-town USA during the iconic 1980s that celebrates classic genre films of the era.


The Kickstarter raised 550% of it's campaign goal.


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  • Design, Development, and Implementation of custom level editor & tile systems, including: rule-brush functionality, procedural level generation systems, co-development of Y-Sorting algorithms, tile templates, and technical documentation for other artists, editor scripts and wizards to improve and enhance the developer workflow, asset debugging and specification direction for other artists.
  • Development of general game shaders, UI shaders & canvas particle systems & VFX animations and associated systems, spell-casting particle systems, monster enemy VFX systems, world-environment particle systems and VFX systems, co-development of character animation systems, loot drop systems & animations, and water shaders/VFX systems.
  • Development of Dialogue, Item, and Interactable object trigger systems. Art design of item iconography, and trigger iconography.
  • Programming of Audio Engine and Music Engine for best performance and presentation to players, including a production pipeline & interface for ease-of-use by other developers.
  • Work with other project directors to develop, maintain and execute the audio vision and technical vision for the game.
  • Establishment of requirements via creation of an Audio Guide, and supervising other sound designer's work to accomplish consistency and quality,
  • Overseeing final mix and master. Design, mixing, and mastering of Sound Effects and Music for trailer and in-game.
Three Hearts

Three Hearts

Live Production / Community Building / Event Management

(2018 - 2022)


Three Hearts was the #1 most active gaming community on Facebook worldwide by daily engagement from 2021 to 2023, and is currently a super-fan community for my personal brand & studio.


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  • Graphic design of 40+ original viral memes (1 million upvotes on reddit, /u/Zephir62, and 10 million engagements on Facebook Page including reshares).
  • Creation of Facebook Ads for growth-hacking, along with surveys, polls, ads and livestream event production for gaming clients.
  • Design of branding graphics, logo, brand symbol, and associated merchandise for sale within the Three Hearts channels.
  • Recruitment, management, and direction of admins.
  • Moderation of community content, and dispute resolution. Design of community rules to substantially enhance content quality & engagement rates.
  • Hosting of contests, giveaways, special events and community gaming nights.
NOTABLE:
  • The most active gaming community on Facebook by daily engagement.
  • 1,000,000 average daily content views, and 25,000 daily engagements (2021 - 2023)
Nubbl

Nubbl

Graphic Design / UX Consultant

(2018)


Nubbl is a social network for gamers and developers. Find gamer creators and gamers. Artists, and streamers. PC, boardgames, consoles, RPGs, and all other platforms.


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  • Graphic design of various icons throughout the website.
  • Consulted and iterated upon various User Interfaces and Flow of the website.
Long Live Santa

Long Live Santa

Technical Designer

(2017)


Santa is dead. Now the remaining bearded men of the Norwegian wilderness must fight to the death. Will you be the next Santa, or die in the snow? Punch, slice, outwit your way to a fulfilling new seasonal job in this online PvP third-person fighter!


The game was downloaded and played by over 500,000 gamers within the first 3 weeks of it's release.


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  • From concept, to 3D Modelling/Animation, to basic Gameplay-System integration of levels, level assets, props, and characters.
  • Development of level tools, procedural level objects.
  • Designed UI's visual appearance from skeleton.
  • Development of CG Shaders, level textures, lighting, and scripted Shuriken Particle Systems.
NOTABLE:
  • 500,000 downloads via Influencer, SEO and Viral Marketing within 3 weeks.
Cubers: Arena

Cubers: Arena

Sound Engineer

(2017)


Cubers: Arena is the Twin Stick Slasher where player has to defeat hordes of enemies on arenas to reclaim freedom. To achieve that he will unlock epic gear and mass destruction skills!


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  • Studio mastering services for sound effects.
vGolf

vGolf

UI Artist

(2017)


vGolf is a mixed reality golf simulation and training system (Patented). It revolutionizes how golfers play and train by blending the real world with a virtual reality overlay.

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  • Design of Font and UI Art for virtual reality overlay, including club selection, signs, distance markers, numbers, and animated speedometer.
Realtime Immersion RTI

Realtime Immersion RTI

Web Developer / Video Production

(2017)


Raising over $11.2 million in Series A seed funding, RTI ( http://www.rtistudios.com/ ) powers diverse products that deliver high-quality, low-cost 360° video for news, entertainment, and sports. The cameras are rugged, lightweight, portable, and even wearable, making them ideal for a range of applications and markets.


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  • Produced and Rendered the Logo-Branding video utilizing V-Ray and After Effects.
  • Designed homepage and hero banner with sleek transition-FX.
NOTABLE:
  • Raised $11.2 million in Series A seed funding
Clone Drone In The Danger Zone

Clone Drone in the Danger Zone

Art Director & Associate Creative Director

(2016-2018)


Clone Drone in the Danger Zone is a third person sword fighter where any part of your body can be sliced off. With your mind downloaded into a robot gladiator, you must survive the sinister trials of the arena.


The game has garnered over 400 million youtube viewers, and over 2,000,000 sales between all platforms.


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  • Creation of Style Guides, standard Color palettes, Concept art, and Branding consultation.
  • Creative Direction via Moodboards from competitors/references/documents, design programming and animation of Cinematic Sequences, Storyboard consultation, and aided in gameplay element design and definition of features' vision & direction.
  • Concept to game-ready execution of modular environment assets, particle systems, weapons, vehicles, and characters.
  • C# Scripting of tools, procedural generation of art assets/levels, VFX, and CG programming of Shaders.
  • Design of promotional materials and artwork.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 400 million verified youtube viewers!
  • Over 2,000,000 sales.
AWARDS:
  • "Top 100 of Indie of The Year 2016"​ (IndieDB)
  • #60 on the Top 100 Games of 2017 (Steam250.com)
  • #175 Top Games of 2021 (Glitchwave.com)
  • #125 Top-Rated Steam Game Of All Time (Steam250.com)
VR Amp

VR AMP

Technical Artist VFX / Branding

(2016)


vrAMP is the definitive music visualizer and player for virtual reality. No need to move your music into yet another media player, vrAMP plays music from any program or web browser. You can even use the in-game Steam web-browser to play music.


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  • Branched an open-source MaxScript FGA generator, for which I debugged long-standing errors and further optimized plugin processing speeds by over 1000%
  • Developed a range of vector field FGAs, and designed their respective particle systems in Cascade for use in Unreal Engine 4.11
  • Creation of branding material, controller diagrams, competitive analysis, marketing plan, and potential design routes.
Forge Quest II

Forge Quest II

Character Art Contractor

(2016)


Forge Quest is a dungeon crawling RPG, set in a voxel world. Delve deep into the randomly generated dungeons to battle monsters, find treasure, and craft your equipment. Invite your friends to join your world and help you in your adventure.


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  • Design, production, and testing of character races, genders, hairstyles, clothing, armors, and material color-palettes for their next title.
Bink! Video

Bink Video

UI Art Sub-Contractor

(2015)


Bink Video is a proprietary video file format (extension .bik) developed by RAD Game Tools, and primarily used for full-motion video sequences in video games. It has been used in over 10,000 games for Windows, Mac OS, Xbox 360, Xbox, GameCube, Wii, PlayStation 3, PC, PlayStation 2, Dreamcast, Nintendo DS, and Sony PSP.


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  • Created UI Art for Bink Video's player in the Unreal Engine extension.
Staxel

Staxel

Level Design Contractor

(2015)


Staxel is a farming/discovery/town-life game with a relaxing, laid back feel. You can build a farm and grow a huge variety of crops and flowers, create an endless garden, make friends with the people in your village, explore the world around you, and discover amazing new sights.


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  • Quickly adapted to Staxel's pipeline to meet a tight deadline.
  • Produced a level design and environment-based puzzles to prototype dungeon-based gameplay in time for a festival event.
  • Designed and modelling of dungeon block-set assets, based upon direction from the Lead Artist.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 50 million verified youtube viewers!
  • 300,000+ sales.
Orion: Prelude

Orion: Prelude

UI Design Consultant

(2015)


'ORION: Prelude' is an indie Sci-Fi shooter (FPS/TPS) that seamlessly blends together incredible visuals and addictive combat. It puts you and your friends together into intense, cinematic battles using some of the most incredible weaponry and amazing vehicles in which you must work or compete against one another to accomplish mission objectives, explore giant worlds and survive the devastating Dinosaur Horde.


A turn-around success with 10,000,000 copies sold after promotions went viral.


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  • Aided in redesign of branded intro sequence and main menu UI.
  • Designed and prototyped a new Main Menu & associated assets using Photoshop and After Effects.
NOTABLE:
  • 10,000,000+ sales
Voxelnauts

Voxelnauts

Technical Designer / Audio Director / Co-Founder

(2014-2015)


Voxelnauts is an open-source Sandbox MMO, set in a metaverse of player-modded planets. Produced by Mark Kern, previously of fame for leading the World of Warcraft and Blizzard's franchises, we successfully secured pre-seed funding of $2M to develope a prototype for a Kickstarter campaign.


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  • Environment Technical Lead, designed / produced art assets and biome contents. Helped develop new techniques, pipelines, systems for detecting neighboring blocks in the world-matrix, and for generating modular 3D environment art from 2D pixel / heightmap data.
  • Voxel Character Artist, taking rough sketches given by the Art Director to carry from pixel-orthographics to finish by Rigging/Animation with bones/keyframes/easing curves using in-house Flash tools developed by the Art Director. Created player animations and creature/monster animations.
  • Audio direction & vision, design, mixing, mastering, and implementation. Selection and supervision of external sound designers and music composers.
  • Integration, templating, and scripting of behaviors for art and sound assets in C.
  • Recruitment/management of a team of a half-dozen art/level/audio contractors and interns.
Oculus Arcade (Official Gear VR)

Oculus Arcade

UI Art Sub-Contractor

(2013)


Oculus Arcade is the official arcade emulator for Oculus Rift and ships pre-packaged with the Gear VR, where you can currently play over 20 classic titles from Sega, Midway, and Bandai Namco.


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  • Produced and refined artistic direction for UI button graphics.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 5,000,000 players
Starbound

Starbound

Co-Creator / Character Design

(2013)


Starbound is an indie game produced by the UK-based independent game studio, Chucklefish Ltd.


Over 15,000,000 sales across all platforms, and raised over $2.1 million in pre-order crowdfunding. My works were featured on key promotions from social media, newsletter, to the climax of the release trailer.


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  • Co-Creation, Design, and Animation of what became known as the popular 'Vanity'​ cosmetic system.
  • Design and animation of Apex and Avian weapon & armor tiers.
  • Design and animation of regular clothes such as pants, jean, shirts, sweaters, head gear, etc. Along with various cave environment assets.
  • Provided lighting art polish on various vehicles art designs.
  • Participated in gameplay/feature design discussion roundtables, and aided in developing the standard color palettes used across all characters in-game.
  • Trained less-experienced contributors with maintaining the artistic style and how to improve their skillset.
  • Created and Developed parts of the original "Starship" IP.
NOTABLE:
  • Over $2 million in crowdfunding raised!
  • Over 300 million verified youtube viewers!
  • 5,000,000+ sales.
  • #25 Top-Rated Steam Games Of All Time (Steam250.com)
AWARDS:
  • "Game, Simulation" (NAVGTR Awards 2017, nominated)
  • "Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game 2017" (SXSW)
  • "Top 100 Greatest PC Games"​ (PC Gamer)
  • "IGN Editors' Choice Award" (IGN)
  • "No. 1 of Indie of The Year 2013" (IndieDB)
  • "Most Anticipated Game of 2013" (Indie Game Magazine)
  • "IGM Reader's Choice: The Best Indie Games of the Year 2012"
EMUya

EMUya

UI / Sound / Branding

(2013)


EMUya is the official NES emulator for the Ouya microconsole, with an indie game store to download and play homebrew NES titles.


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  • Sound FX.
  • Logos/loading animation screens, and UI Art.
  • Consulted on the design of indie store and UI.
NOTABLE:
  • 200,000+ players.
Pinball Sundae

Pinball Sundae

2D Artist

(2013)


Pinball Sundae is block-breaker game for Android by Mike Belotti (R&D at High 5 Games), in which you use pinball flippers to hit your ball and break blocks. Different flipper flavors can be switched in and out for unique gameplay effects.


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  • Redesigned existing programmer art & UI elements into a polished product within a limited timeframe.
  • Consulted on gameplay and level-design tweaks to improve difficulty balance and fun factor.
Microsoft XBox 360

Microsoft / Samsung

Brand Ambassador / Floor Manager

(2012-2013)


Mosaic Sales Solutions is a dedicated marketing agency for a multitude of Fortune 500 clients, such as CocaCola, NFL, Microsoft, and Samsung.


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  • Performed promotional/marketing/training services for Microsoft (Xbox 360, Windows 8, and Windows RT), and Samsung (Galaxy 2 and 3) at Retail locations across the Eastern Pennsylvania region.
  • Acted as a repair technician for hundreds of Samsung phone/tablet/laptop service requests during an in-store setting at Best Buy, and performed marketing/sales services for the 2013 Samsung product-line.
  • Trained store employees/management on best practices, available promotional tools, and how to operate their new and upcoming technology products.
Firefall

Firefall

FX Artist / UI / Branding / Web Design

(2012)


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  • Developed animations, shader maps (diffuse, normal, transparency, etc.), and 3D models for targeting with explosive, explosion crater, and bullet graphics.
  • Created health bar UI, website logo, and finetuned website layout from a Weebly template.
  • Intro/outro for Youtube video via Adobe After Effects.
  • Delivered as Keynote II presentation for the annual High Performance Graphics 2012 conference, in Paris, France.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 5 million players!
Retrotation

Retrotation

Producer / Sound Engineer / Marketing

(2010-2012)


Retrotation is a music project I began in 2010 centered around videogame, classical, and electronic music. I have released three official works ('Classic EP'​, 'Parting Ways EP', 'Press Start EP') and a handful of unsigned tracks, which have been downloaded a combined 100,000+ free and paid copies, and about 10,000,000 verified listens.


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  • Provided studio mastering services for clients and other artists.
  • Live performance tour across the USA from coast to coast with 6 different venue locations.
  • Active in 2010-2012, had multiple songs featured in many of the largest promotional venues for music: BBC Radio 1, MadDecent, EarMilk, ThisSongIsSick, #1 on HypeMachine, etc.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 10 million verified listens across Soundcloud, YouTube, and radio!
  • 100,000+ downloads.
CHARTS:
  • #1 on HypeMachine (hypem.com)
  • 4x Top 10 on HypeMachine (hypem.com)
AWARDS:
  • "Artist of the Month" (Chillbass)
SIGGRAPH 2008

SIGGRAPH 2008

Beyond Programmable Shading: In Action

Hi-Poly Artist / Talent Acquisition


SIGGRAPH is the annual conference on computer graphics by the ACM SIGGRAPH organization. The conference is attended by tens of thousands of computer professionals, where I worked closely with David and Jon Olick on the real-time demonstration and showcasing of the future of ray-casting technology in gaming. It became a major success and is regarded as one of the headlining presentations for that year.


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  • Provided assets to test rendering software with, surviving image examples provided above.
  • Scouted talent for a showcase piece and connected Oriku Inc. with Dmitry Parkin, first-place winner of the 2008 "Dominance War III" challenge.
Alien Monster Bowling League

Alien Monster Bowling League

UI Artist / UIX Designer

(2007)


Alien Monster Bowling League is a quirky and space-based bowling game developed originally for PC, Xbox 360, and Wii, using the Vicious Engine. Originally released as 'Galactic Bowling,'


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  • Designed a UI system for handling/throwing the bowling ball, and developed the associated art assets.
NOTABLE:
  • 200,000+ sales between all console and PC platforms.
Pirates Vikings and Knights II

Pirates Vikings Knights II

Environment Artist

(2004-2008)


Pirates, Vikings and Knights II is a multiplayer team-based first-person action video game, developed as a total conversion modification on Valve's Source engine. I contributed under the moniker "Zephyr" as part of the original team behind the first prototype and releases.


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  • Created environment assets and props for Knights and Vikings, based upon various reference given by the project leader.
  • Participated in gameplay design roundtables during early design phases of pre-alpha development, most notably helping shape the directional-based combat system currently used.
NOTABLE:
  • 2,000,000+ players.
PEAK CHART POSITIONS:
  • #53 Top-Rated Steam Game of All Time (Steam250).
AWARDS:
  • "2008 Mod of the Year" (ModDB)
Master Sword: Continued

Master Sword: Continued

Weapon / Prop Artist

(2003 - 2005)


Master Sword is a cult-classic multiplayer roleplaying action videogame, developed as a total conversion modification released for Half Life 1. Features a character development system, weapon classes such as axes, swords, bows, and small arms, a magic system, and more.


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  • Created various first-person weaponry and props around town.
  • Level design in Hammer Editor.
  • Was highly active in building their online forums' community.
NOTABLE:
  • 100,000+ players.


Other Industry Clients:
Artist
Coding
UIX
Audio
Video
Marketing
Director
Tandem Shower

Tandem Shower

Crowdfunding Specialist / Influencer Marketing

(2022)


Tandem Shower is a dual shower made for couples. Every Tandem Shower includes a valve that controls the flow between the two showerheads. You have total control over the distribution of water.


While utilizing my proprietary marketing strategies, Tandem Shower raised $775,000 total.


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  • Provision of proprietary training resources and templates for Landing Pages, Kickstarter Pages, Rewards and Stretch Goals, Facebook Ads, Email Marketing, Press outreach, and Influencer outreach marketing.
  • Coaching and consultation upon the execution of Kickstarter marketing strategies for pre-launch and live campaign.
  • Helped generate an influencer marketing campaign with custom outreach templates, media contact list, and outline for an influencer kit.
LaunchBoom

LaunchBoom

Director of Product Development

(2021 - 2022)


At LaunchBoom I managed the development & team of their initial Consulting and Accelerator programs for which the company is known today. During my departure, I invented a new system of VIP Exclusive Add-ons and bulk application of deposits, and trained Launchboom staff on usage.


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  • Created a templated crowdfunding system and associated course materials, which raised over $10m on Kickstarter and Indiegogo during the first year of operation.
  • Direction & Management of activities for a team of 5 consultants and product developers. Worked with sales reps to develop sales strategies and materials for the program.
  • Direction & Development of Academy curriculum plan. Design and management of Academy website. Research and tracking of student client progress to optimize course materials.
  • Mapped the business-process of Agency departments & partner companies, and developed optimizations & solutions to various company bottlenecks.
  • Production of funnel templates, email templates, video tutorials, checklists, guides, worksheets, calculators, and other tools for students.
  • Production of assets for student clients, such as campaign video production, audio mix/mastering, page design, ad creative design, copywriting, and custom pricing-tier strategies.
  • Academy Facebook Group management. Handling of email support tickets, one-on-one coaching calls.
  • Hosting weekly Office Hours group coaching sessions, and writing of voice scripts to guide the session's flow.
  • Hosting weekly Guest Speaker presentations, featuring directors and c-level executives from various top app services, media-buying, and creative agencies. Designed promotional graphics for the presentations.
NOTABLE:
  • Raised over $100 million in crowdfunding (total company)
  • Raised over $10 million in crowdfunding (my department)
AWARDS: (I was not involved in this particular project)
  • #1 top-grossing​ campaign of 2021 (Indiegogo)
TSTAND2

TSTAND2

Crowdfunding Consultant

(2021)


TSTAND is a laptop, tablet, and phone stand that fits all devices and models & has raised over $500,000 in two campaigns on Kickstarter.


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  • Provision of proprietary training resources and templates for Facebook Ads and PR marketing.
  • Coaching and consultation upon the execution of Kickstarter marketing strategies for a Pre-Launch campaign.
  • Consultation and troubleshooting services for Facebook Ad management.
Redux & Co.

Redux & Co.

Crowdfunding Specialist

(2021)


Watches inspired by mission critical pilot instruments, fused with diver tools. Titanium. Powered by your adventures. Ridiculous value.


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  • Strategy and planning for Kickstarter campaign, pre-launch campaign, and $1 reservation system.
  • Handling of cross-promotion marketing and associated outreach.
NOTABLE:
  • Raised over $500,000 in crowdfunding
NextErgo

NextErgo

PPC Marketing / Crowdfunding Specialist

(2021)


NextErgo is the next generation of Ergonomic Standing Desks. Our AI-powered desks help improve your posture, mood, energy levels, and overall productivity. Launching this May 2021 on Kickstarter.


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  • Creation and execution of ad campaign marketing strategy and content angles.
  • Video production, video editing, and copywrite for PPC ads.
  • Facebook ad campaign management.
  • Wireframe mockups and copywriting for Newsletter Signup and VIP Reservation landing pages.
  • Business relations and handling communications between NextErgo and Indiegogo & Kickstarter, to navigate their exclusive sponsorship offers.
Vizbl

Vizbl

PPC Marketing / Crowdfunding Specialist / Growth-Hacking

(2021)


Vizbl, a new N-95 equivalent mask which combines the elegance of a baseball cap with features of Powered Respirators to provide 2.5x improvement in filtration.


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  • Creation, execution, and management of prelaunch campaign strategy & ad accounts.
  • Creation, execution, and management of Social Media growth strategy.
  • Copywriting for PPC Ads.
  • Compositing of 3D product rendering onto stock photography.
  • Development and implementation of software stack to execute a $1 reservation system.
  • Wireframe mockups for VIP Reservation and Facebook Group Invite landing pages.
Ripples Hair

Ripples Hair

Front-End Developer

(2021)


The hairstyle made popular by Kim Kardashian can now effortlessly be created within seconds using the hottest trending Ripples Hair Waver this season.


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  • Fixed various front-end bugs left from previous developer.
  • Integrated conversion-boosting elements & widgets throughout the site to enhance the customer experience.
  • Designed visual charts of value propositions on product pages.
Meal Cards

Meal Cards And More Savings!

Front-End Designer

(2021)


Meal Cards And More Savings! provides AWESOME savings coupons, discounts, and more for resale sent right to your home.


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  • Consultation upon, and optimization of UIX & website layout to increase sales conversion. Built with Wix.
Tao Tea Tumbler

Tao Tea Tumbler

PPC Marketing / Crowdfunding Specialist

(2020)


The Tao Tea Tumbler is a multi-functional tea infuser that allows you to brew the perfect cup of loose leaf tea on the go.


Launched on Kickstarter in November 2020, the campaign raised 220% of it's initial funding goal.


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  • Design and Management of both PPC Ads & Ad Accounts, for Facebook & Instagram.
  • Consulted on email & mailing list strategy.
  • Analysis of conversion and Return On Investment, using Time-Series Data Modelling.
Avorai

Avorai

Back-End Developer / Branding & Business Consultant

(2020)


Avorai is a gemstone-based cosmetic line, initially launching in Q2 2020 with private-labelled Rose-Quartz Body Scrub and Moisturizing Spray.


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  • Created a Business Plan Document and consulted on business strategy and marketing strategy. Planning services included Business Statements, Business Opportunity Brief, Market Analysis, Product Briefs, Buyer Personas, Perceptual Map, Marketing Brief, Funnel Map, Creative Brief, and Branding Brief.
  • Consulted on copywriting patterns and copywriting strategy.
  • Designed UIX wireframes, vector UI graphics, typography selection, and color palettes.
  • Developed the Back-end and Front-end of custom Shopify Theme via Liquid API, jQuery, and SCSS.
Boxerworks Performance

Boxerworks Performance

Web Developer / Shopify Specialist

(2020)


Boxerworks Performance specializes in everything Subaru - parts, repairs and maintenance, special diagnostics, installs, engine rebuilds, tire services & more! ( www.boxerworksperformance.com )


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  • Installation and integration of Affirm monthly financing app, using jQuery and Liquid API.
L'Dorée Body

L'Dorée Body

Back-End Developer / Branding & Marketing Director

(2019)


L'Dorée Body is a CBD Coffee body-scrub cosmetic, backed by capital investment.


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  • Created a Brand Brief, Branding Guides, Perceptual Maps, Marketing Brief, Funnel Maps, Buyer Personas, and PPC & Leadpage Marketing Strategy documentation.
  • Devised company financial projections, department budgets, product pricing and pricing strategy.
  • Designed UIX wireframes, photo touch-up, vector UI graphics, color palettes, and production art for product packaging.
  • Developed the Front-end and Back-end of custom Shopify Theme via Liquid API, jQuery, and SCSS.
  • Drafted and revised copywrite for website funnel, navigation, product description, usage manual, and packaging.
  • Designed, executed, and acquired participants for marketing studies and surveys.
  • Scouted, retained, managed, and directed contractor talent via group meetings, project requirement documentation, and branding & marketing guides.
Isasuma Art LLC

Isasuma Art LLC

SEO / Etsy Consultant

(2019)


Isasuma is a team of like-minded individuals looking to support and promote artisans from local communities, indigenous tribes, small businesses and humanitarian causes through fair trade practices and equal opportunities.


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  • Setup of Etsy Store with best practices for SEO.
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Orlando Dog Walkers

Orlando Dog Walkers

Web Development / UIX Consultant

(2019)


Orlando Dog Walkers provides pet sitting services to the greater Orlando Area - also pet taxi, exotic pet sitting, poop scooping, dog training and more. A medium-sized company with 5 employees, having serviced thousands of happy dog owners.


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  • Debugging of broken plugins and widgets on website.
  • Consultation on how to improve UIX and client-acquisition via website email signups.
  • Dog walker, pet sitting, client-customer interactions.
Shredded-Union

Shredded Union

Web Development / Ebook Design / Marketing Consultant

(2019)


One of the largest social networks for Fitness and Bodybuilding!


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  • Creation of branding templates for eBook series.
  • Design of eBooks for popular athletes.
  • Developed copywrite for sales portals and funnels.
  • Front-end Web Design for their website and sales portals.
  • Graphic design of social media promotional content.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 10 million subscribers!
Ecommerce Academy

ECommerce Academy

Back-End Developer / Marketing Technology

(2018 - 2020)


ECommerce Academy has amassed over 1,400,000 followers on Instagram @ecommerce_mentor (now @tonyfolly.fit), and over 22,000 marketing courses sold.


ECommerce Academy ( theecomacademy.com & eCommerceMentor.academy ) is a marketing masterclass created by Tony Folly, creator of multiple multi-million dollar start-up companies with over 10 million collective social-media followers.


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  • Stripe integration and Email list sync automation with Clickfunnels.
  • Back-end Customizer interfaces and front-end design for Shopify sites using Liquid API, jQuery, and SCSS. Created AJAX scripts and utilized Storefront API to A/B test Shopify cart and ReCharge Subscriptions for modifying the cart, auto-applying discounts, and redirecting to checkout.
  • Overhauled PHP for two WordPress themes, and created new PHP templates, widgets, and functionality.
  • Designed Email Marketing campaigns, including lead-pages, subscription pages, email templates, campaign flows, and technical documentation on usage.
  • Server Administration, coding Apache HTTPS in .htaccess, handling DNS settings, DKIM signatures, SPF records, page redirections, SSL certificate management, and backups & reversions. Transfer of XML customer data between eCommerce shops.
  • Produced marketing materials, funnel maps, and technical documentation for e-course materials, along with consultation on sales techniques.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 1.4 million subscribers!
  • #15,000 in Top Ranked 2020 Instagram Accounts (HypeAuditor)
Nightmode

Nightmode

Video Production / Branding

(2019)


Nightmode is a synthwave band. It is pretty cool.


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  • Created a logo animation within After Effects for use in video and related promotional materials.
Tierra De Fuego

Tierra De Fuego

Web Developer

(2019)


Tierra De Fuego ( http://www.eastonfuego.com/ ) is a family friendly modern Colombian restaurant, where you can find the best of our cuisine, everything we make will taste like home and seasoned with LOVE.


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  • Designed and developed website, sliders, iFrame system, and other sleek UX features using WordPress and Javascript.
  • Wrote Business Proposals to secure funding from local grants.
Force 1

Force 1

Web Developer

(2018)


Force 1 is a entertainment services firm that provides exotic luxury car rentals, hospitality rider, and security personnel for celebrity events through the Melbourne, Australia area.


Previous celebrity clients include Post Malone, Quavo, Migos, French Montana, Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tyga, Timberland, BMW, and more. ( http://f1s.com.au/ , Instagram @force1lifestyles ).


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  • Designed "Security" website using WordPress.
  • Developed custom Shopify theme for "Apparel" web store using Liquid API and jQuery.
Interval Mode Generator

Interval Mode Generator

Software Engineer

(2018)


Interval Mode Generator is a diatonic Musical Scale Generator based upon the Common Tone Theorem. Mix and match major modes to intuitively express emotions through your melodies. The power is at your fingertips!


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  • Design and Development of website and PC / Android Application, which was independently conceived of and expands upon the mathematical diatonic set Common Tone Theorem.
Delivered Fresh

Delivered Fresh

Production Artist

(2018)


Delivered Fresh are a group of local farmers who are working together to make sure our community gets the freshest, most healthy food possible.


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  • Design of Postcard-style table-top advertisements in Illustrator.
NOTABLE:
  • $2,000,000+ annual revenue.
Aspire Ventures

Aspire Ventures

Sound Engineer Contractor

(2017)


Aspire Ventures, LLC is a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage investments. The firm primarily invests in the technology sector which includes digital campaign management, patient engagement, mobile payments, financial risk management, management of complex information systems, cloud services, industrial management, and healthcare.


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  • Composition, Sound Design, Mixing, and Studio Mastering services.
SlayIT.shop

SlayIT

Web Developer / Video Editor

(2017)


The ultimate backless, strapless, stick on, push up bra for max cleavage


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  • Developed custom Shopify theme using jQuery and Liquid API, front-end and back-end.
  • Created customizer interface for client via Liquid Schema and API.
  • Copywrite services for FAQ, product features, and product description.
  • Video production and editing services for product display video.
  • Consulted on marketing strategy.
SimplyShredded

Simply Shredded

Web Developer / Server Administrator

(2017 - 2020)


The #1 Bodybuilding & Fitness Informational Site Online! Over 10,000,000 followers between all social media platforms.


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  • Web Development and Design for their article database site, ebook sales portal, and apparel webstore for both WordPress and Shopify sites using PHP, jQuery, Liquid API, and SCSS.
  • Optimization of page load speed, lazy loading, content caching, security CDN via CloudFlare.
  • Server Administration & Migration to new servers, SSL Certificate management, PHP versioning, backups, feature enabling & maintenance via cPanel and WHM.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 10 million social followers!
  • $1,000,000+ in annual revenue
  • #10,000 in Top Ranked 2016 Instagram Accounts (HypeAuditor)
WatchnSeeMe

WatchnSeeMe

Production Artist

(2016)


WatchnSeeMe produces events and merchandise for local performing artists in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.


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  • Graphic Design for event fliers, stickers, and t-shirts.
The Common Wheel

The Common Wheel

Music Composition

(2014)


The Common Wheel is a community bike center to encourage bicycling in Lancaster, Pennsylvania USA, by creating a fun welcoming space providing access to hands-on education and tools to all members of the community. The video was developed for their successful fundraising campaign, which raised 230% of it's goal.


  • Produced the music backtrack for their crowdfunding campaign.
Roaring Brook Market

Roaring Brook Market

Music Composition

(2013)


Roaring Brook Market is a sustainably-minded local foods grocery store and café in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania USA. I produced music and aided in the production of their Kickstarter campaign.

Samsung

Microsoft / Samsung

Brand Ambassador / Floor Manager

(2012-2013)


Mosaic Sales Solutions is a dedicated marketing agency for a multitude of Fortune 500 clients, such as CocaCola, NFL, Microsoft, and Samsung.


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  • Performed promotional/marketing/training services for Microsoft (Xbox 360, Windows 8, and Windows RT), at Walmart locations across the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania USA.
  • Acted as a repair technician for hundreds of Samsung phone/tablet/laptop service requests during an in-store setting at Best Buy, and performed marketing/sales services for the 2013 Samsung product-line.
  • Trained store employees/management on best practices, available promotional tools, and how to operate their new and upcoming technology products.
Asher Jay

Asher Jay

Audio Engineer

(2012-2013)


Creative conservationist Asher Jay is a designer, artist, writer, and activist who uses creative concepts and design to advance animal rights, sustainable development, and humanitarian causes. Her art, sculpture, design installations, films, and advocacy advertising campaigns (including these listed below) have been presented through National Geographic, United Nations, TED Talks, and more.


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  • "Full Breath Cycle" focuses on the cyclical nature of life, and the inherent connection shared between organisms on land and in water, anchoring all life in the instant of a single inhale and exhale. In an effort to understand what it means to breathe one's last and what is encompassed and united by a single breath, Asher Jay's Last Exhale project explores the value of life by grieving loss. I acted as audio engineer and performed studio mastering services.
  • "Transparent Sea" is a conceptual, animated, silent short that examines the impact of humanity's daily consumer choices on marine ecosystems. Premiered at the Blue Water Film Festival, I acted as audio engineer and performed studio mastering services.
Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel's Amish Mafia

Background Actor

(2012)


Amish Mafia is an American reality television series that debuted on December 12, 2012, on the Discovery Channel. The series follows "Lebanon Levi", along with three of his assistants, who are purported to be a "mafia" in an Amish community.


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  • I was a contracted background actor for Episode 4, Season 1 of Amish Mafia.
Fotofuze

Fotofuze

Video Production / UI / Marketing / Software Developer

(2008 - 2019)


Fotofuze.com is automated professional photography cleanup service for Etsy users and Ecommerce Businesses.


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  • Developed the company business plan, break-even analysis, financial projections, competitive analysis, and more. Provided marketing and monetization strategy consultancy.
  • Designed branding graphics, logos, and branding animations.
  • Developed UX / UI flowcharts, and designed UI icons for mobile app. Directed and Designed the video marketing material and tutorial for mobile app.
  • Created a tutorial video : contracting & management of a voice actor, recorded audio, SFX design, raw footage, produced animations in After Effects. Since the video's release on the homepage, sign-ups on the website increased over 250%.
  • Developing a software plugin for Photoshop to integrate with Fotofuze API via REST and Javascript.
NOTABLE:
  • Over 800,000 users!


Languages:
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • AJAX
  • PHP
  • Liquid
  • MaxScript
  • GLSL
  • CG
  • C#