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My Info

Location: Tampa, Florida
Email: mark@abxygames.com
Website: www.markwahnish.com
Twitter: @mark_at_abxygames.com
Phone: provided on request

My Info

Location: Tampa, Florida
Email: mark@abxygames.com
Website: www.markwahnish.com
Twitter: @mark_at_abxygames.com
Phone: provided on request

About Me

About me

I am a Unity programmer focused on creating highly engaging, unique, and performant experiences, specializing in VR. I have a wide range of knowledge and skills, from game programming and design to 3D modeling of assets, texturing workflows, editor tool development, and even mechanical design and engineering. I’m currently open for freelance and consulting work! If you’d like to work together, drop me a line!

Skills

Skills

Unity 3D

8 years experience

  • Proficient with using Unity for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive games
  • Familiar with Valve’s SteamVR plugin
  • Experienced in developing custom editor tools for Unity
  • Highly familiar with Unity’s C# API
  • Experienced in developing complex and responsive gameplay systems
  • Deeply understands Unity’s 3D development pipeline and tools

C#

8 years experience

  • Proficient with Visual Studio, Monodevelop
  • Extremely familiar with the Unity C# API
  • Skilled at writing efficient, well-engineered code

Git

8 years experience

  • Experienced in using version control in a team setting
  • Understands good version control practices within an Agile methodology
  • Familiar with the benefits, pitfalls, and mitigations involved in making Git work for Unity

Blender

10 years experience

  • Extensive experience in hard-surface modeling for games
  • Proficient with UV unwrapping tools and techniques
  • Experienced with various Blender workflows

Adobe Photoshop

4 years experience

  • Experienced in using Photoshop for games, including development of UI elements, level decoration, and effects

Substance Suite

2 years experience

  • Experienced in using Substance Painter for texture baking
  • Working knowledge in using Substance Painter in texturing assets for games
  • Working knowledge in creating Substance Painter workflows with tools like Unity and Blender

Work Experience

Work Experience

ABXY Games

2015-present
President / founder / sole developer

  • Indie developer focusing on Unity VR Games. Currently working on Decommissioned
  • Developed several Unity editor extensions, including Methodical, a C# interpreter

The MITRE Corporation

2010-present
Software engineering in the service of the US Government

  • Identified as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Unity, and used as a resource for several projects
  • Shipped a VR training simulator built in Unreal Engine. Tasks included hard surface modeling, integration with NVIDIA’s PhysX libraries, vehicle control code, and gameplay programming
  • Extensive work in fields not applied to games, including DevOps processes, tools, and pipelines, automated testing, application architecture consulting, and robotics

1st Try Studios

2016-present
Programmer, co-founder

  • Responsible for gameplay logic, character code, and some design work for ThInk, a game for iOS and Android releasing in April 2018

Education

Education

Kettering University

2010-2014
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering
Minor in Computer Science

Georgia Tech

2017-present
Master’s in Computer Science