Joakim Isaksson

Senior Game Programmer Helsinki, Finland

“Making games and taking names”

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Gamer, geek and animal lover. Adventurer, thinker and tinker. Tech enthusiast and sci-fi fan. Passionate storyteller with strong desire to craft memorable gaming experiences.

Experience

Gameplay Programmer – Mobile

Futureplay

Designing, prototyping and developing F2P mobile games in a small and autonomous team. Working on unannounced tittles.

Software Engineer – VR, Mobile

Futuremark

Developed virtual reality, desktop and mobile benchmarks for Windows, Android and iOS. Worked as part of a small and exible UX / Backend team. Work consisted of problem solving and multilingual full-stack development.

Developer / Producer – Mobile, Full-Stack

Air Dice

Produced and developed over 30 online casino games. Programmed server side business logic and handled the deployments. Developed a mobile karaoke and video editing software for Fremantle Media to make your own music videos.

Game Designer / Developer – Mobile

Freelance

Crafted a preliminary game design document and a separate monetization plan for a new F2P MOFPS game in pre-production for Critical Force Entertainment. Designed multiple mobile game concepts, did research on mobile game monetization, produced and developed two mobile games: a physics based runner game and a laser puzzle game both based on an existing IP for NDFC Helsinki.

Education

Aalto University

Master’s Degree in Game Design and Production

Major in Game Design and Production.

Metropolia University of Applied Scineces

Bachelor’s Degree in Information and Communications Technology

Major in Software Engineering.
Thesis “Designing and creating a puzzle game for Android": http://www.theseus.fi/handle/10024/77242

Pori Brikade

Non-Commissioned Officer

Served mandatory Finnish military service in special forces known as the Finnish Rapid Deployment Forces with international peacekeeping and leadership training.

Helsingin Normaalilyseo

Upper Secondary School Graduate

Awards

2010

Nokia Siemens Networks Award 210, Nokia Siemens Networks (Success in studies and for demonstrating excellent team working skills, innovative and inspirational thinking.)

Specialties

Game Design Game Programming

Skills

C# Java JavaScript C/C++ Objective-C Unity 3D