Hi!
I'm a game and digital media developer from Vienna.
How nice of you to visit my portfolio.
Let's have a look, shall we?

in three words: specialization: pro skills: skills:
Ambitious, Competent, Open-Minded Game Development (Gameplay Programmer) Unity3D, C#, GIT, SVN, Photoshop Game Design, Game Architecture, Level Design, QA, Games Research

You wanna know more about me?

  • While being a throughout programmer I'm also passionate about design, quality and user experience.
  • I'm constantly looking for opportunities to evolve as a developer.
  • I acquired a broad skill-set and genre experiences.
  • (also, I ♥ video games)

My projects

Super Fun Soccer Super Fun Soccer website

2016 Win/F4F table project lead, all areas Plain local multiplayer soccer game. up to 6 players. Multitouch version for F4F table. Gamepad version for PC.

Spin Commander Spin Commander website

2015 Android/iOS entire design and production Spin yourself or your phone to rotate your avatar, shoot incoming enemies to defend yourself and survive as long as you can.

Game Changer Game Changer project website & Lazor Lab Lazor Lab project website

2014 - 2015 interactive installation framework & several games Multiplayer games collection for laser tracking systems with extended mobile interface. Currently exhibited at the Ars Electronica Center, Linz.

Box Buddies Box Buddies website

2014 Win/Mac/Linux programming, game design, level design Cooperative puzzle game for 2 players. Grab, lift, pull and push boxes to reach the goal.

Awards & Nominations

  • Logo of the Content Award Vienna MoCo Motion (Lazor Lab) Content Award, Vienna, 2016: nominee in Mobile & Wearable

Education

  • Logo of the University Of Applied Sciences Upper Austria University Of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Hagenberg, 2013 - 2015 Interactive Media (Msc)
    Master examination passed with merit in 2015 Grade point average in 2014/2015: 1.07 Grade point average in 2013/2014: 1.46
  • Logo of the University Of Applied Sciences St.Pölten University Of Applied Sciences St. Pölten, 2009 - 2012 Interactive Media (Bsc)
    Bachelor examination passed with highest distiction in 2012 Grade point average in 2011/2012: 1.0 (academic merit scholarship) Grade point average in 2010/2011: 1.15 (academic merit scholarship)

Professional experience

  • Logo of rohschinken games Independent Game Developer, Vienna, 2011 - current Development of various Games and Prototypes
  • Logo of ovos Developer at ovos, Vienna, 03.2016 - current Conception and Development of Interactive Gamified Experiences
  • Logo of PIE Developer & Researcher at PIE, Hagenberg, 01.2016 - current Mobile Game Development and Games Research
  • Logo of ovos Developer at ovos, Vienna, 10.2015 - 12.2015 Agile Web Back- & Frontend Development
  • Logo of the University Of Applied Sciences Upper Austria Tutor at FH Hagenberg, Hagenberg, 09.2014 - 12.2014 Unity3D Workshop and Tutoring
  • Logo of ovos Developer at ovos, Vienna, 08.2014 - 09.2014 Game Development, Game Design, Unity3D/Web Interface
  • Logo of ovos Developer at ovos, Vienna, 02.2012 - 08.2013 Game Development, QA, Web Frontend

    "[...] Herr Friedl hat sämtliche ihm übertragenen Aufgaben stets zu unserer vollsten Zufriedenheit ausgeführt. Er arbeitete sich in kürzester Zeit selbstständig in alle relevanten Themenbereiche ein und zeigte weit über das Normalmaß hinausgehenden Einsatz bei der Erledigung seiner Aufgaben. Aufgrund seiner hervorragenden Leistungen und seiner sehr gut strukturierten Herangehensweise konnte Herr Friedl voll in den Produktions-prozess integriert werden und hat auch innerhalb kürzester Zeit einen vollständig eigenen Verantwortungsbereich, sowohl in der Qualitätssicherung als auch in der Spieleentwicklung übernommen. Seine hohe fachliche Kompetenz sowie sein stets freundlicher und positiver Umgang mit Kollegen machen in zu einem von allen Mitarbeitern und der Geschäftsführung hoch geschätzten Kollegen. [...]"

    Extract from the recommendation letter Vienna, 27.6.2012, DI Jochen Kranzer Managing partner // game development

Genre experience

mobile games, puzzle games, serious games, public space games, co-op games

a little bit more about me

hobbies: associations: characteristics: brainhex classes: favourite games:
music, concerts, board games, game jams, snowboarding GameDev Students half-vegetarian, lvl 11 DnD human fighter, cat person, non-smoker 1. Conqueror, 2. Daredevil, 3. Mastermind Rocket League, FTL, Sonic 3, UT99, Borderlands, Braid, CS:GO, Worms, Grim Fandango