Zain K.

Game Developer

Zain is a talented game developer with 8 years of experience in game development: competitive programming, commercial and freelance experience. He has worked as a backend developer and gained quite valuable skills. Moreover, he possesses good communication and leadership skills.

Game development is Zain’s true passion. During his work at X on Board, he gained experience in Game Dev team-leading, dealing with 3d modellers and engineers. He has also been working on another project for the same studio as a project manager on a huge upcoming game.

Zain co-founded Sigmund as a unique System as a Service business intelligence platform that helps firms to link their own data about customers’ behaviour with real-world data to bring contextual intelligence and support the decision-making process. It was selected as one of the top 10 startups in 2017 by Jusoor.

He is also a member of the Investment and Finance Club, where he participates in annual meetings, workshops and special events.

His activities and achievements include, but are not limited by:

  • Being finalist in the National Science Olympiad for informatics;
  • Participant in the National Team for Basketball selection;
  • Volunteering in the Red Cross.

Main expertise

  • C# C# 5 years
  • Unity3D Unity3D 5 years
  • Unreal Engine Unreal Engine 4 years

Other skills

  • Blender Blender 2 years
  • After effects After effects 2 years
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Zain K.

33.90 € hourly

Lebanon

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Selected experience

Employment

  • Senior Game Developer

    Hyphonics Inc. - 3 months

    • Create, debug, maintain and optimize the game’s engine, editor, and related tools used for the game’s development;
    • Offer technical solutions, innovate and improve the quality of implementation, performance, and usability of the editor, tools, and toolchain as a whole;
    • Improve existing game features based on design requests;
    • Keep the existing engine and tools up to date in accordance with the latest changes that occurred in the development pipeline (e.g. new SDKs or middleware versions.
  • Team Lead

    Quill-tech Group - 10 months

    • Organize team meetings and coordinate with office’s departments to help with communications.
    • Mentor and motivate team to continue education and career development by offering classes and programs free of charge to employees.
    • Responsible for assisting with budget development and monthly reports for departments.
    • Generate new business from past lead, networking and good customer services.
  • Lead Game Developer

    X on Board - 1 year 8 months

    • Handled the creation of a game the firm required and managed the designer’s work;
    • Created the mechanics from physics and math to programming and algorithms from scratch.
  • Back-end Developer

    Joybox - 8 months

    • Integration of front-end element created by front-end developers, PHP- Web App Development to create enterprise web portal.
    • Work closely with Project Manager and Team Leads on change request functions
  • Business Analyst

    Olex Group - 6 months

    • Manage the department metrics and provide data driven improvement suggestions for related processes.
    • Assist staff with market research, proposal preparation, pricing, PowerPoint presentation development and related assigned work.
    • Develop tools for Business Development to improve efficiency and automate tasks.

Education

  • BSc.Computer Science

    American University of Beirut · 2019 - 2023

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