Juan Alejandro Morais
Programmer, game developer & web designer.

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Portfolio

Hi! I'm Juan, a programmer, game developer & web developer specialising in UI/UX and gameplay. I have worked with small teams on numerous projects using Unity3D and Unreal Engine. Here you will find my most relevant work, including co-founding Panama Game Jam, working on Ink Wars, Audio Game Hub and graduate game studio Afterglow.

You can find me on Twitter @timrodz. If you would like to get in touch, let's connect via LinkedIn.




Skills


Programming

C++, C#, Java
Javascript, Lua
Git

Game engines

Unity3D
Unreal Engine
Löve2D

Web design

HTML5/CSS3
Wordpress
Wix

Media editing

Photoshop
InDesign
Premiere

Music

Electric bass
Guitar
Keyboard

Languages

Spanish (native)
English (fluent)
German (basic)


Experience

Life is a journey. In this section, you will find all the adventures I've taken part of.


  • July 2018 - Present

    PikPok, New Zealand
    Programmer

    I am in the core development team of I Am Monster, PikPok's latest release.

  • September 2017

    New Zealand Game Developers Conference, New Zealand
    Speaker

    Gave a speech titled "Game Jams and Community Building", based on my previous experience with Panama Game Jam.

  • July 2017 - November 2017

    Media Hive Limited, New Zealand
    Unity Developer

    Collaborated in a team environment to implement a Network Versus mode & UI/UX for Ink Wars.

  • October 2016 - Present

    Panama Game Jam, Panamá
    Co-Founder

    Organised conferences, workshops, and meetups promoting the game development industry, including two consecutive Global Game Jams.

  • September 2016 - January 2017

    Sonnar Interactive, New Zealand
    Game Developer

    Thoroughly researched and applied marketing strategies in Audio Game Hub’s successful Kickstarter campaign. Redesigned the website for Audio Game Hub with Wordpress.

  • January 2016 - July 2016

    AncShip Corp, Panamá
    Website Designer & Consultant

    Designed a website proactively based on the company's target market and products with Wordpress.

  • May 2015 - November 2015

    Humberto Echeverría & Asociados, Panamá
    Website Designer & Consultant

    Worked hand to hand with the client to completely redesign their website. Results were delivered constantly and influenced by feedback given.


Studies

  • July 2015 - June 2018

    Media Design School, Auckland, New Zealand

    Bachelor of Software Engineering

    Specialised in Game Programming.

  • January 2014 - July 2015

    Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá, Panama City, Panamá

    Bachelor of Computer Engineering

    Finished two semesters when I moved over to New Zealand.

  • 2001 - 2013

    Colegio Agustiniano Nuestra Señora del Buen Consejo, Herrera, Panamá

    Primary and high school


Volunteering

  • September 2016

    Crew assistant at the New Zealand Game Developers Conference (NZGDC)

    Catered for participants of the event and provided quality solutions for their queries.

  • January 2016

    Advanced 2D gaming topics course lecturer

    Helped participants with their projects and contributed to the preparation of the course.

  • October 2014

    Carpe Diem Game exhibition organiser

    Organised a game exhibition event and collaborated with peers to please the audience with a memorable experience.

  • December 2013

    Social labour at a developing village

    Worked, alongside others at building the scaffoldings of a church in the village of Oria, Panamá.