Shawn Vogels Resume PDF


209 3738 Norfolk Street
Burnaby, BC V5G 4V4


Technical Skills:

  • UnReal 3 Editor
  • Unity3D
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Flash

Related Skills:

  • Scripting (JavaScript, Python, Lua, Action Script 3, Kismet, GML)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Versioning Software (SVN)
  • Bug/Task Tracking Software (Mantis, Jira)

Soft Skills:

  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Natural leadership qualities
  • Excels in a team atmosphere


Level/Puzzle Designer
Red Rolling Hood
, 2D Puzzle Platformer for iOS/PC

Independent Studio

October 2011 – Present

  • Responsible for creation of puzzles of varying difficulty using level features, game philosophy, and player psychology.
  • Collaborate and communicate with a small team of designers to maintain and ensure a cohesive gameplay experience.
  • Regularly solicit feedback and critiques from team members and respond with analytical criticism.

Producer/Project Manager
Fists of Ymir
, 2.5D Action Platformer built in Unity (Student Production)

January 2011 –September 2011

  • Was responsible for daily product assessment, assigning tasks, scheduling project milestones, managing project scope and deliverables, design changes, and build control/check-ins.
  • Organized and managed a team of 25 individuals, all involved in the core disciplines, artists, designers, and programmers.
  • Organized a comprehensive presentation of the final product to 250+ industry professionals, program instructors, and fellow students.

General Staff
Rio Theatre
, 1660 Broadway Vancouver

November 2010 – Present

  • Responsible for all financial transactions including ticket sales, concession sales, and cashing out tills.
  • Preformed both opening and closing duties daily to ensure continued functionality of operations.


Game Art & Design
Art Institute of Vancouver
Diploma – December 2011


  • Recipient of the Dean’s Honour Roll every quarter and maintained a GPA of 3.8
References available upon request