Huw Owen

Game Developer

About Me

Who Am I?

My name is Huw Owen.

I am a Computer Game Developer, Web Developer, and Software Developer from North Wales.

I completed an Extended Diploma at College, after 2 years; with a Merit Merit Pass.

I then went further to Graduate with a 2:1 BSc with Honours in Computer Game Development.

I recently completed my MSc in Computer Game Development receiving a Distinction, after completing my dissertation on the development of effective Self Driving and Self Parking Vehicles within a real-time game environment.

Education

  • MSc Computer Game Development

    Distinction

    Wrexham Glyndwr University
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Game Development

    2:1

    Wrexham Glyndwr University
  • BTEC Extended Diploma - Creative Media Production (Games Development)

    MMP

    Coleg Menai Llangefni

My Experience

Studios/Groups

  • Evil Owl Studios

    2019 - Current

    Lead Programmer. Worked on JunkShip and Home Is Where The Heart Is. Completed Global Game Jam, JamFuser 2019, and Games Talent Wales Competition.

  • Samurai Duck Studios

    2018

    Gameplay and UI Programmer. Worked on Eden's Grasp. Completed TranzFuser Competition.

  • Blaiddgoch

    2017 - 2018

    Only Programmer. Worked on Automatos and King Arthur's Mythical Creatures. Worked with the Welsh Government to assist with developing an AR Project to boost tourism.

  • Wormhole Interactive

    2016 - 2017

    Only Programmer. Worked on Alex and Rocky Origins. Worked with a local charity and the NHS to develop a Serious Game to assist individuals with disabilities to excersise in the safety of their own home.

Other Experience

  • Game Development Ambassador

    2017 - 2019

    Assisted with events such as Wales Comic Con, EGX, InitGame(); LevelUp, UK Drone Show, and University Open Days to demonstrate our projects to the general public.

  • Game Development Mentor

    2018 - 2019

    Assisted with the newly developed Mentorship Programme to assist students on the Undergraduate Computer Game Development Course.

Skills

    • C++
    • C#
    • Blueprint
    • Java
    • PHP
    • HTML/CSS/SCSS
    • MySQL/SQLite
    • Unreal Engine
    • Unity
    • Visual Studio
    • Android Studio
    • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Microsoft Office
    • Virtual Reality
    • Augmented Reality
    • Gameplay Programming
    • AI Programming
    • Game Development
    • Web Development
    • Problem Solving
    • Working with Others
    • Communication & Writing

My Projects

Showreel

Projects

  • JunkShip

    Q1 2020

    • Unreal Engine
    • Blueprint

    JunkShip is a 2-4 Player Competitive Game where players must collect junk pieces from the chutes to build up their ship to escape the junk yard. Players must battle it out to fly out of the junk yard before the other players and before time runs out.

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  • Eden's Grasp

    • Unreal Engine
    • Blueprint

    Eden's Grasp is a Third-Person Action-Adventure game where the player would control a Knight and attempt to destroy the plant life that dares take over the real world.

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  • Dissertation Project

    • Unreal Engine
    • Blueprint

    My Dissertation Project was a demonstration of the effectiveness of a Self-Driving and Self-Parking system within a real-time game environment.

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  • Automatos

    • Unreal Engine
    • Blueprint

    Automatos is a Third-Person Robot Shooting game where the player would run around a dystopian sci-fi city to destroy as many enemy robots as possible. Equipped with weapons and the ability to modify themselves, the player could play the game their own way.

  • Rocky Origins

    • Unreal Engine
    • Blueprint
    • VR

    Rocky Origins is a Virtual Reality Rock Climbing Game developed for the NHS for indiduals with physical disabilities to excersise without leaving the comfort of their own home.

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