Casey Allen Howard
Casey Howard-Game Designer
November 1st, 2017 – February 28th, 2018
Vindicators, Winter Park, FL – UI Designer/Reward System Designer/ Level Designer
Created UI elements and functionality for the in-game pause menu, an objective system for player subsidiary-goals and the various enemy-types to challenge the player’s skill.
Created 16 levels for Vindicators, 2 of which made it into the final build for the game.
Developed Vindicators while using Agile/Scrum workflow to maintain an efficient and consistent pipeline.
Helped coordinate efforts and designate task from the art and audio team members when improving player PFI and visual design of Vindicators.
Concept-ed 2-15 new assets for enemies, player mechanics and levels per week for the 4-month development cycle of Vindicators.
October 1st, 2017 – October 22nd, 2017
Prototype: Donkey Kong, Winter Park, FL – Team Lead/Reward System Designer
Recreated the original 1981 Donkey Kong, designed by Shigeru Miyamoto.
Created the UI elements and visuals to allow the player to see necessary information that is reminiscent if not identical to the classic title.
Combined elements of the Final Fantasy series into Donkey Kong’s iconic game-play. Adding in a level up system and an array of abilities gained from leveling.
August 1st, 2017 – August 22nd, 2017
Concatenation: Reckoning, Winter Park, FL – Lead Designer/Lead Programmer
Concept-ed basic game play mechanics and goals.
Organized multiple play-test to analyze player feedback, locate and fix issues and develop solutions.
Wrote technical documentation to convey game mechanics, risk, and target audience.
Created functionality for player movement and UI elements for the score, main menu and win/lose conditions.
- C#-4 years
- Teamwork and interpersonal skills
- Unity3D-4 years
June 2016 – March 2018
Bachelor of Science of Game Design at Full Sail Univeristy
October 2014 - August 2016
Associate in Applied Science of Simulation and Game Development at Fayetteville Technical Community College
Certification- SG Design Fundamentals
Certification- SGD Basics