XGameDev
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Jacques Leemans | Founder | CEO | Unity Developer | XGameDev

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Jacques Leemans

CEO | Founder | Developer

Experience


XGameDev Pty Ltd

ceo | founder | developer

June 2010 - Present

Business Development, Marketing, Sales, Lean Startup, DevOps, Game Development, Educational Game Development, Casual Game Development, Competitive Game Development, Unity3D Game Development, HTML5 Game Development, Facebook Game Development, Mobile Game Development, 2D Game Development, 3D Game Development, Desktop & PC Game Development, Construct 2 Game Development, Multiplayer Game Development, Online Game Development, Cross-Platform Game Development, Mobile Application Development, Web Application Development, Prototype Development, Flash to HTML5 Conversion, HTML5 Animations, API Development, Mobile AppStore Publishing, GIS Development, Firebase Development


Deakin University

Development engineer

January 2016 - June 2018

• Develop Proof of Concept (POC) mobile applications using Ionic/Angular Framework and Unity
• GIS using Openstreetmaps, Openstreetmap buildings, Leaflet, Google Maps, HERE Maps
• BLE Beacons for close proximity location services
• Create Server side services using NodeJS, Express and MongoDB (MEAN Stack),
• Design and Develop RESTful API
• Real-time event driven communication using Socket.IO
• Research and Development of Indoor wayfinding/navigation solution
• Face and voice recognition using Microsoft Cognitive
• Blender, InkScape for all 3D and 2D graphics.
• Agile Scrum using Jira
• Source control using Git (Stash, BitBucket and Github)
• Cisco CMX
• Test Driven Development using Mocha
• RAML API design using Mulesoft
• CI/CD with Visual Studio Team Services


LinkIt!

Senior Game developer

July 2012 - December 2015

• Technical Specification Development
• Game Design/Architecture
• GUI prototyping and design
• Website development using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP
• HTML5 Game Development using Construct2
• Unity3D Game development using C#
• 3D Modeling and Animation in Blender 3D
• Graphics design using InkScape and GIMP
• Audio editing using Audacity and Reaper.
• PHP/MySQL RESTFUL API
• WordPress
• Agile project management
• Source Control using GIT (Github)
• GameChange5.com management platform
• Research and consulting for emerging technology recommendations


The Open Window

Game Design Lecture

Jan 2013 - December 2014

  • Game design lecture for 2nd and 3rd year students
  • Taught the students Unity3D and Construct 2 (HTML 5)

Tracker

Software Developer

August 2011 - July 2012

• Develop and maintain ExcuFleet, TEMS and Agility Lead Generator using C# .Net 4
• Design Graphics User Interface using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
• Develop data services using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) for all SQL database communication
• Testing, debug and quality assurance on ExcuFleet and TEMS
• Source control using Team Foundation Server
• Develop Geographical Information Systems (GIS) interaction using ESRI ArcGIS WPF API for geofencing, geolocation and reverse geocoding.
• 3D Animal modelling and animation in Blender 3D
• Researching, consulting, analyzing and evaluating system program needs in an objective orientated using Microsoft .Net 4.
• Identifying technology limitations and deficiencies, risks in existing systems and associated processes, procedures and methods, code metrics, and software reliability
• Programming, testing, debugging and diagnosing in a the C# programming language within testing protocols, guidelines and quality standards to ensure programs and applications perform to specification and satisfy user requirements.
• Maintaining and writing program code to meet system requirements, system designs
and technical specifications in accordance with quality standards as specified
• Writing, updating and maintaining technical program, end user documentation and
operational procedures and Identifying new computer technologies for possible incorporation


Seidon Technologies

Founder | Software Engineer

  • Software Development using WPF, C#, Expression Blend 4
  • Process Control using micro-controllers
  • Telemetry systems

Specialist Systems Engineer

Development Engineer

August 2007 - July 2011

• Development and maintenance of SSE Communication (OPC) server using C#, WPF, VB6, SQL, Microsoft Access, CSV, DevExpress
• Detail hardware design, circuit design and PCB layout of electronic products using Orcad
• The development of embedded firmware of various SSE products using Infineon C161-16 microcontroller and AVR ATMEGA168 – 8 bit microcontroller. C programming language
• ISO9001 Documentation, BOM’s and Test Procedures for the products.
• The QA and testing of the developed firmware. 
• The development of the Domino product, which is a simulation Program with a Ladder Logic programming environment using C#/WPF
• On-site and Offsite support for the complete range of SSE products
• Version Control: TortoiseSVN
• Electronic Packaging design using Solidworks, 3d Printing. 
• Label designs Expression Design and CorelDRAW®
• Communication Protocol development: RS232, RS485, TCP/IP, GPRS, SMS, FSK, GSM Modems, OPC, SCADA, ABB, Alstom, HART, Modbus, XModem, CCI, DNP3


LEE Systems Development

Founder | Engineer

February 2009 - June 2010

  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical Designs
  • Electrical contracting
  • PLC Programming
  • PCB Design
  • Component Sourcing
  • 3D CAD Drawings and enclosure design
  • Automation
  • Process Control

Doutronics

Electronics Technician

June 2007 - July 2007

• Supervision of Test Operators
• Fault-finding and repair down to component level
• Anti-static measures – equipment testing and audits
• Compilation of Test Procedures
• Completion of Test Result reports and lists
• Design, procurement, implementation and maintenance of custom test jigs and assemblies
• Filing, issuing and general configuration control of procedures and result records


Specialist Systems Engineer

Electronics Technician

May 2005 - May 2007

• ISO9001 Quality Assurance on all Manufactured Electronic products either produced by SSE Production Department or by sub-contractors. 
• Factory testing of all new products as it leaves production line. 
• Fault finding and repair work on the complete range of SSE Electronic products. 
• Assistance the assemble line of enclosures of complete solution sets. 
• Assistance in the general tasks and management of the QA and testing department.


Direct-tech Robotics

Technician

March 2005 - April 2005

  • Assembly/Testing of robotic equipment

LEE Mega-Electrical

Technician

June 2004 - February 2005

• Planning, assembly and wiring Distribution, PLC, Extruders and Caterpillar panels
• PCB repairs of WK 240 computers, SSD drives, fault-finding on various temperature control systems.


Education

University of South Africa (UNISA)

National Diploma: Engineering: Electrical and Computer systems (Complete)

Subjects Completed:

  1. Computer Skills 1 (Theory + Practical)
  2. Digital Systems 1 (Theory + Practical)
  3. Digital Systems 2 (Theory + Practical)
  4. Electronic Communication 2 (Theory + Practical)
  5. Electronics 1 (Theory + Practical)
  6. Electrical Engineering 1 (Theory + Practical)
  7. Electrical Engineering 2 (Theory + Practical)
  8. Electrical Engines 1 (Practical)
  9. Communication Skills 1
  10. Mathematics 1
  11. Mathematics 2
  12. Process Instrumentation 2 (Theory + Practical)
  13. Management 2
  14. Programming 1
  15. Digital systems 3 (Theory + Practical)
  16. Electronics 2 (Theory & Practical)
  17. Microwave Communication 3 (Theory & Practical)
  18. Interactive Programming
  19. Internet Programming
  20. Design Project 3
  21. Advanced Graphics User Interface Programming
  22. Advanced Internet Programming
  23. Engineering Mathematics 3

Bachelor of Health: Psychology (NOT Complete)

Subjects Completed:

  1. Philosophy and Logic 102

Bachelor of Science: Computing (NOT COMPLETE)

Subjects completed:

  1. Introduction to Programming
  2. Visual Programming 1
  3. Calculs A

Certificates

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
— Benjamin Franklin

I have a passion for knowledge and believe a person can accomplish anything with the right amount of education and putting the knowledge into practice.

Resources I use to gain knowledge:

Lynda.com (106 Courses) | Khan Academy (299,851 Energy Points | 309 Videos Completed) | Udemy (11 Courses) | AngularFirebase | MSDN Channel 9MIT Open CoursewareOpen2StudyfreeCodeCampedXPluralsightEgghead.ioFutureLearnSkillshareUdacity | Audible | Bizversity | Medium

2018

08/05/2018 | Lynda | DevOps Foundations

06/04/2018 | Lynda | Resume Makeover

12/03/2018 | Udemy | AWS Concepts


2017

17/12/2017 | Lynda | Acting Decisively

16/12/2017 | Lynda | Strategic Thinking

08/12/2017 | Lynda | Organization Design

26/11/2017 | Lynda | Angular: Ecosystems

02/08/2017 | Lynda | Anger Management

15/06/2017 | Lynda | EaselJS First Look

28/05/2017 | Lynda | Learning Ionic

April 2017 | Mulesoft | Mulesoft Workshop

April 2017 | SSW | Angular Super Powers

April 2017 | Microsoft | Azure IaaS

09/01/2017 | Lynda | Mindfulness


2016

03/12/2016 | Lynda | C#: Design Patterns

03/11/2016 | Lynda | Unity 5: UI

06/06/2016 | Lynda | Critical Thinking

16/03/2016 | Lynda | Learning Node.js

08/03/2016 | Lynda | Learning Bitcoin


2015


2014

04/03/2014 | Udemy | After Effects


2013