Game Designer

Game Designers propel your project forward by developing and designing video games. Game designers take the lead in designing characters, levels, puzzles, art, and animation. They may also write code, using different programming languages. In addition, they can also be responsible for project management tasks and testing early versions of video games.


Game Designer

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Mission Critical Skills for a

Game Designer

Senior Game Designer 

An ideal candidate for the position of a Senior Game Designer requires at least 6 years of experience in the field of Game Design. Senior Game Designer should have excellent knowledge of computer systems and languages, outstanding communication, and collaboration skills.

  • Strong knowledge of programming languages C++ and Python
  • Experience implementing user interfaces in Flash, Unity, etc
  • Strong understanding of Agile or Scrum environment, if not both
  • Strong design and scripting abilities using Blueprint Visual Scripting, or similar
  • Strong capabilities to work in Zbrush, Maya, Level
  • Ability to provide direction to the team

Middle Game Designer 

A strong Middle Game Designer should have at least 3 years of experience working as a Game Designer. This position also calls for the following qualifications: 

  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Experience using Agile development and Scrum within a project
  • Project management skills
  • Creative approach
  • Ability to design a game concept or a user interface with little to no help

Junior Game Designer 

An ideal candidate for the position of a Junior Game Designer should demonstrate at least one year of proven work experience in the field. In addition, the candidate should possess the following skills: 

  • Good understanding of UX/UI
  • Mathematical and analytical skills are at the core of his knowledge
  • Familiarity with programming languages and software techs like C++ and Python
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to solve minor problems

Does your project require a

Game Designer

Game designers are an integral part of a vast team of designers and developers that manage the difficult task of creating a new video game. They may also take the lead on project management tasks and testing early versions of video games.

Projects That Require A Game Designer

  • Developing game’s mechanics
  • Building prototypes
  • Creating interactive narration 

If you need to produce a new game, a Game Designer is going to be the workhorse of your team. 

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Andrii Kharuk

Business Intelligence Engineer at SoftServe


Experienced Business Intelligence Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Have big experience in database development, ETL and reporting. Namely SQL Server, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, Oracle DB, etc. Experienced in working with big amounts of data and performance optimization. Have good knowledge of different Business areas like Retail, Telecom, Financial.

  • Business Intelligence Engineer at SoftServe April 2019 - Present (1 year 2 months)
  • Business Intelligence Engineer at N-iX July 2015 - April 2019 (3 years 10 months)
  • Business Intelligence Engineer at TEAM International January 2015 - July 2015 (7 months)
  • Business Intelligence Engineer at EPAM Systems December 2011 - December 2014 (3 years 1 month)
  • Software Testing Engineer at EPAM Systems April 2011 - December 2011 (9 months)
  • Deputy director of the department of loss settlement at Dnister, open-joint stock insurance company November 2007 - April 2011 (3 years 6 months)
  • Engineer of the technical support at Information technologies. Servises and solutions, Ltd August 2006 - June 2007 (11 months)

Skills & Expertise
  • PL/SQL
  • Transact-SQL
  • Data Warehousing
  • JIRA
  • ETL
  • Databases
  • Oracle Warehouse Builder
  • Cognos
  • SSRS
  • T-SQL
  • Talend
  • TFS
  • Data Integration
  • Subversion
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Agile Methodologies
  • SSIS
  • Oracle
  • SQL


Ivan Franko Lviv National University Master's, 2001 - 2006 Lviv Physics and Mathematics Lyceum 1997 - 2001

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Vasyl Tesliuk

Business Intelligence Software Engineer

  • Database Software Engineer at EPAM Systems September 2017 - Present (2 years 9 months)
  • Database Software Engineer at EPAM Systems February 2017 September 2017 (8 months)
  • Business Intelligence Developer at EPAM Systems October 2014 January 2017 (2 years 4 months)

Developed complex reports using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) - Designed data warehouse from scratch based on snowflake schema and Kimball methodologies - Utilized complex SQL queries - Develop complex data integration system using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)

Skills & Expertise
  • Data Warehousing
  • Git
  • SSAS Tabular
  • DWBI
  • Microsoft Reporting Service
  • Unit Testing
  • JIRA
  • Microsoft Analysis Services
  • C#
  • DataStage
  • T-SQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MS Integration Services
  • Banking
  • splunk
  • SQL


National University 'Ivan Franko' , Lviv Specialist, Applied Mathematics and Informatics, 2009 - 2014 Bionic University

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Aleksandr Fedorenko

Business Intelligence Engineer at DB Best Technologies


● Business Intelligence Engineer at DB Best Technologies January 2016 - Present (4 years 5 months)

Technology stack Amazon Web Services:

  • Redshift
  • Compute (EC2, Lambda)
  • CloudWatch
  • IAM
  • S3
  • Analytics (EMR, Kinesis, AWS Glue)
  • Migration(DMS) MPP Databases based on PostgreSQL open source object-relational database system;

● Database developer and Administrator, ETL designer at SoftServe November 2013 - January 2016 (2 years 3 months)

Taking part in different projects on positions either Database developer, ETL designer or Database Administrator

● DBA / Database Developer at Innovation-N July 2010 - November 2013 (3 years 5 months)

Design and implementation of databases Performance tuning with SQL Server Dynamic Management Views Tables, view, indexes, stored procedures, user-defined functions, triggers Integration with external data sources(xml, xls, csv, dbf, etc) Development of reporting documents to FastReport Query optimization with data design and writing complex SQL queries / procedures Configuration and administration of the different kinds of replication

● System Administrator/DBA at Rosinter Restaurants May 2006 - March 2010 (3 years 11 months)

System Administrator / DBA Administrating and user support Maintaining MS SQL Server Maintaining a Microsoft Windows domain based network Supporting users with a broad range of applications Maintaining / monitoring information security Taking care about network/power cabling in the office Providing minor repair of the computers Installing PCs Working on improvement and optimization of network services and infrastructure

Skills & Expertise
  • Data Warehousing
  • Git
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • XML
  • DAX
  • Extract, Transform, Load (ETL)
  • Database Design
  • ETL
  • Cassandra
  • AWS Lambda
  • C#
  • Databases
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Code
  • Visual Studio
  • Python
  • Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon Kinesis
  • Linux
  • Serverless
  • CAML
  • Golang
  • T-SQL
  • High Availability
  • Apache Spark
  • .NET
  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • TFS
  • Database Administration
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Teradata
  • Performance Tuning
  • Powershell
  • RedGate
  • SSIS
  • Scrum
  • SQL Tuning
  • SQL

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