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Patrick Wheeler

UNITY 3D / VR / AR / XR DESIGNER & DEVELOPER

Berlin, Deutschland

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  • Unverbindlicher Tarif 750€ / Tag
  • Berufserfahrung 7 Jahre und +
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Auftragspräferenzen

Mobilität
Arbeitet teils in Ihrem Büro, teils im Homeoffice
Auftragsdauer
  • 1 bis 3 Monate
  • 3 bis 6 Monate
  • ≥ 6 Monate
Branche
  • Automobilsektor
  • Digitalagenturen & IT-Consulting
  • E-Commerce
  • Hightech
  • Internet der Dinge
+11 autres
Mitarbeiterzahl
  • 2 - 10 Mitarbeiter/-innen
  • 11 - 49 Mitarbeiter/-innen
  • 50 - 249 Mitarbeiter/-innen
  • 250 - 999 Mitarbeiter/-innen
  • 1000 - 4999 Mitarbeiter/-innen
+1 autres

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Fähigkeiten (46)

Patrick in wenigen Worten

• Founding & scaling startups
• Establishing & leading cross-functional digital teams
• Analysing & bridging Knowledge Gaps
• Design thinking & digital product design
• Product Owner mentoring & coaching
• Gaming & gamification expert
• VR / XR & 3D designer & Unity builder

Entrepreneur, startup CTO / CEO & digital product & service designer. Deep experience in VR / AR / XR, Unity / Unreal 3D design & development, gaming & gamification as well as design thinking, prototyping & agile methodologies. with a balance of technical, people, & project management skills. Able to articulate complex ideas to diverse teams, bridging knowledge gaps between operational & technical functions. Part digital strategist, part creative designer, part developer. Fully committed to building simple & elegant digital solutions.

• More than 2 decades in digital as a startup founder, department manager, designer & developer.
• CTO / Founder at (Berlin and Dublin). A VR / AR focussed digital agency.
• CTO / Founder at A China digital enablement service provider.
• Leadership / management responsibilities for up to 50 direct reports.
• Former CEO of tech startup Smartions AG (Based in Berlin, China, and the US).
• Acquired over 60 million users for China facing SinoMoGo social / payments / analytics solution.
• A full-pipeline 3D / VR / AR designer and developer with deep Unity 3D Expertise.
• Lead and trained agile / scrum development teams since 2009.
• Raised 7-digit funding for own startups and managed investor relations.
• Presenter at digital / gaming conferences and for television.
• Hosted VR / AR prototyping design workshops for setfire clients.

Portfolio

Projekt- und Berufserfahrung

Juli 2016 - Heute | Berlin, Deutschland

Digitalagenturen & IT-Consulting

Setfire

CTO / FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR / VR & AR DESIGNER

Setfire (www.setfire.to - Set Fire to Digital Media GmbH) is a digital agency focused on building cross media digital experiences (web, mobile, VR, AR) & e-Commerce / m-Commerce solutions. Customers Include: Sanofi-Aventis, Zentiva, Health4Brands, Montblanc, Duden, Opto Deivces.

• Consultant / Tech PO for Duden on the launch of their first digital subscription product, Mentor (coordinating internal product teams, development and agencies).
• Lead cross-media design, development, and go-to-market projects for Sanofi Aventis, Montblanc, HealthForBrands, Stodt, Wacker and others.
• Ran client VR / AR / AI prototyping workshops for clients.
• Designed, developed and released setfire’s own Unity based VR / AR Experiences and games.
• Established www.herebepandas.com successful China digital enablement business as a spin- setfire.
• Managed China development team, external agencies, and freelancers.
April 2013 - Mai 2016 | Berlin, Deutschland

E-Commerce

Smartions AG

CEO & FOUNDER

Smartions (Berlin & Souzhou China) was a China focussed eCommerce, mCommerce, & social media app publishing platform & SDK (SinoMoGo) that enabled foreign developers to publish & monetize games & apps in China’s previously inaccessible mobile market, whilst also enabling clients to build their Chinese audience through social media engagement.

My role as Founder & CEO covered pitching, fund-raising, investor relations, business strategy, service design, hands on UX design & managing development teams (agile) in China & Berlin, digital marketing, as well as key account management & corporate governance.

• Raised 7-digit funding target
• Developed SinoMoGo platform & SDK (China payments / social for mobile games & apps)
• Employed 22 people in Berlin, China & US
• Adapted & Published 24 games & apps to the Chinese Market
(including the City Island series & titles from Stan Lee - Marvel)
• Reached more than 60 million downloads
(all apps / games using our SinoMoGo. Payments & Social SDK)
• Successfully monetized gaming titles in-market based on a revenue share model
• Other full-service clients Included: Nokia, Daimler (Car2Go), & InMobi
Mai 2012 - März 2013 | Berlin, Deutschland

Unterhaltung & Freizeit

88tc88 GmbH

CTO

As CTO I hired, managed, & mentored Berlin & China development & tech teams. Designed & managed development of 88tc88’s China based digital entertainment platform PaiShouBa (music, games, eBooks & mobile apps).

• Managed Development teams in Berlin & China
• Developed User personas / journeys, and UX / UI designs
• Managed integration of western (B2C) & China (B2B) eCommerce services as well as third-party content platform music catalogues & services (e.g. the Orchard / SoundCloud) Coordinated on release to market strategy & execution in China
• Advised on China regulatory compliance & user-acquisition
• Oversaw release of PaiShouBa entertainment platform & apps in China
• In conjunction with China colleague, negotiated pre-approval of music published in China with Chinese Ministry of Culture plus direct integration with MoC approval pipeline
• Online marketing & social media marketing team was later brought under my remit
• Ensured group hit investor milestones for tranche funding
September 2011 - Mai 2012 | Berlin, Deutschland

Videospiele & Animation

Aeria Games GmbH

HEAD OF RELEASE

Responsible for the Release of all Aeria Games titles (MMORPG), including language teams, PR & marketing, & technical release (Dev Ops / Development).

- Formerly established & Led Release & Localization department of 35+ people
- Departmental budgetary responsibility
- Managed multiple game releases to different regional markets including 5 concurrent game release projects
- Designed & implemented localization processes, tools, & pipeline to reduce necessity for in-game QA & improve quality of content
- Significantly reduced cost of localization & time to market through change management including tools & process improvement & team reorg
April 2006 - August 2012 | Dublin, Irland

Digitalagenturen & IT-Consulting

Sage Technologies Ltd.

LOCALIZATION DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Managed the internationalization of all global CRM projects & Sage Pay. Managed Dublin localization engineering team & external vendor virtual teams (Dublin & China). Managed internal & global operational centre stakeholder relations. Coordinated closely with programme management & product development teams in the US. Implemented & developed tools, processes, & strategies to streamline the localization process. Coordinated creation & maintenance of end-to-end localization kits. Educated & worked with development teams on implementation of globalization & internationalization best practices.
Januar 2000 - März 2006 | Dublin, Irland

Unterhaltung & Freizeit

Creative Labs

SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Creative Labs. (www.creative.com) PC / Gaming Peripherals / Home & Personal Digital Entertainment Hardware
September 1998 - Dezember 2000 | Dublin, Irland

Bildung & E-Learning

CBT Systems. Now Skillsoft

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

www.skillsoft.com - Computer & web-based training / education solutions
Februar 1997 - September 1998 | Dublin, Irland

Digitalagenturen & IT-Consulting

Delphi Software Ltd.

PROGRAMMER / ANALYST

Mainframe Analysis & Programming (Financial & Insurance sectors)
  • COBOL
  • PL/1
  • AS400
  • Banking
  • Software Development
  • Assembly
  • Mainframe
September 1995 - Mai 1996 | Dublin, Irland

Telekommunikation

Lake Communications Ltd.

NETWORK & PC SUPPORT (part-time)

Telecommunications Systems
  • Network Support
  • Hardware
  • Installations
  • Server Setup
  • Infrastructure

Ausbildung & Abschlüsse

  • MSc in Digital Media Design

    The University of Edinburgh

    Aktuell

    A Masters programme from one of the World's top universities that combines bleeding edge development (VR / AR / IoT) with a art and design.

    • Game Design Studio (VR / Unity)
    • 3D & Animated Design (Blender / Maya etc)
    • Design for Interactive Media (VR / Unity)
    • Design, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Digital Playgrounds for the Online Public
    • Digital Media & Culture

  • NCEA CERT / NCVA DIPLOMA IT / COMPUTER SCIENCE

    ITT Tallaght / Inchicore College, Dublin Ireland

    1998

    Software Development (COBOL, VB, C++, Java), Digital Systems (Architecture & Design), Business Studies, French, Computational Mathematics, Computer Aided Design (CAD). Also included City & Guilds Information Technology - Diploma in Programming, City & Guild Information Technology - Diploma in Data Processing & Information Systems.

Zertifizierungen

  • MANAGEMENT & HUMAN RESOURCES

    IBEC, Dublin Ireland

    2009
    • Personal
    • Team-Management
  • AGILE SOFTWARE DEV WITH SCRUM

    Software Paths, Dublin Ireland

    2010
    • Agile Methode
    • Scrum

Sprachen

  • Französisch

    Grundkenntnisse

  • Englisch

    Fließend/ Muttersprache

  • Deutsch

    Verhandlungssicher

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