My Info
location: Melbourne, Australia
email: tonycoculuzzi@gmail.com
website: www.tonycoculuzzi.com
twitter: @tonycoculuzzi
phone: available on request
About Me
I specialize in creating rich, dynamic games and applications, for a multitude of platforms including desktop, Xbox One, web, and mobile. My background is in Unity and Flash development, where I've managed teams at a senior level. I'm currently taking freelance work, so if you're in need of a freelance game developer or game designer, feel free to contact me.
Technical Skills
UNITY 3D
7 Years Experience
  • Familiar with optimizing the Unity engine for performance
  • Skilled at extending the Unity editor for in-house tools
  • Experience with C# and JavaScript
  • Designed and developed several games on Mobile, and Web
  • Experience in connecting to the Facebook API with Unity
  • Skilled in optimization on mobile devices and web

C#
8 Years Experience
  • Experience creating command-line and GUI based tools
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming via Unity
  • Skilled in optimization on mobile devices and web in Unity

ADOBE FLASH
13 Years Experience
  • Designed and developed several games for Web
  • Well versed in ActionScript 2 and 3
  • Experience with object oriented, and timeline programming
  • Familiar with rapid-development in Flash
  • Experience in integrating provided final art assets.

ActionScript
13 Years Experience
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming
  • Experience with In-Frame/Timeline programming
  • Experience with Flash Facebook API integration
  • Experience with object oriented, timeline programming
  • Skilled in AS3 optimization

WEB DEVELOPMENT
13 Years Experience
  • Years of experience working with web design and development
  • HTML and CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Facebook API
  • Wordpress
Other Skills
3D
7 Years Experience
  • Animation Graduate (3D and Traditional), Loyalist College
  • Lots of experience with various 3D workflows
  • Blender (5 years)
  • Maya, 3DS Max, SoftImage (3 years)

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP
11 Years Experience
  • Years of experience creating assets for my own projects, including games and UI design
  • Used for graphic design, web design, and game design work
  • Used for working with provided wireframes for asset integration.

ADOBE PREMIER and AFTER EFFECTS
9 Years Experience
  • Video editing and production experience
  • Experience putting together promotional material for personal and commercial projects
Work Exp
Mountains
Lead Programmer
Aug 2016 - Current
  • Lead Programmer

Cuphead
Lead Developer
Sept 2014 - Aug 2016
  • Lead programmer/developer on project
  • Managing a team of 3 other programmers

ALGONQUIN COLLEGE
Professor
Sept 2015 - April 2016
  • Third year Game Development teacher
  • Focused on Unity and C# programming

FREELANCE
Game Developer and Designer
Jan 2014 - Current
  • Worked with numerous companies all across Canada and US

FUEL YOUTH ENGAGEMENT
Web Applications and Games Developer
Aug 2012 - Jan 2014
  • Worked with brands such as Skylanders, Barbie and Pokemon
  • Worked with a team on McDonald's European MMO,Happy Studio
  • Worked with Flash AS3 to create a stable web-based MMO
  • Worked with a server team, using .Net to create a scalable MMO backend
  • Worked as part of a large studio team
  • Fronted and managed a Unity team in an effort to move towards Unity
  • Created a Unity library for use in-house
  • Created tools to speed up Unity development in-house
  • Was in charge of ramping up and familiarizing people with Unity

INFINITE SPACES
Programmer/Mobile Developer
Nov 2010 - June 2012
  • Designed and Programmed games for Mobile (iOS, Android)
  • Designed and Developed websites and interfaces
  • Lead a team of student interns to release of an iOS title
  • Shipped multiple title, including learning modules and games
Other Exp
PAX Australia 2015
Speaker
Oct 30th, 2015
  • Participated in panels as a guest speaker

Unite (Melbourne) 2015
Keynote Speaker
Oct 26th, 2015
  • Presented a talk during the Unite Melbourne 2015 keynote

Unite (Boston) 2015
Keynote Speaker
September 21st, 2015
  • Presented a talk during the Unite Boston 2015 keynote

OIGC 2015
Guest Speaker
May 26th, 2015
  • Presented a talk about tool development in Unity, and why tools can be useful for indies
Education
LOYALIST COLLEGE
Advanced Diploma in Animation and Game Development

ST. PAUL SECONDARY
Academic Graduate