WELCOME

I am Dharanidhar, a Game developer, 3D artist and an AI enthusiast. 
I am a computer science post-graduate with experience in game development and a passion for everything tech. I am very enthusiastic about blending multiple technologies to tell amazing stories, and create immersive experiences for the users in the form of games, animations, applications and media.
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MSC COMPUTER GAMES

Sep 2021 - Sep 2022

Queen Mary University of London

  • Game design, AI in games, Multi-platform game development, Procedural generation, Interactive agents, Advanced game development C++, Computer graphics - WebGL

  • Deep learning and Computer vision, Computational Creativity

  • Grade - Merit

AR DEVELOPER | 3D GENERALIST - FULL TIME

Feb 2021 - Feb 2022

Jeeyar Integrated Vedic Academy (JIVA)

  • I have worked on 3D visualisations and Augmented reality, where I was responsible for the ideation, implementation and deployment of an AR app named Sadvidya (iOS), in the premises of a tourist attraction called as, Statue of Equality. A live video of the AR application can be seen in - https://www.dharanidharp.com/projectdemos.

  • I have also had the opportunity to give live demonstrations of the app to a large public (visitors) and the chief guests that have come for the opening of the attraction (Feb 2nd 2022 - Feb 14th 2022), that included the Prime Minister, President, Home Minister and Chief Minister's of various states, of India.

PG DIPLOMA IN DATA SCIENCE

Dec 2019 - Dec 2020

IIIT-B (International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore)

  • Statistics, Python Programming, EDA and Data visualization, MySql, Machine Learning, Deep Learning

  • CGPA - 3.4

INDIE GAME DEVELOPER - PART TIME

June 2019 - Present

  • I have worked on multiple game designs and built playable prototypes using Unity and C#

  • These include both 2D and 3D games of the following genres

    ● FPS, Turn-based strategy, 2D Platformer, 2D top down shooter, Open-world RPG

  • The demos of these prototypes and 3D portfolio can be seen on -   https://www.dharanidharp.com/projectdemos

JUNIOR GAME DEVELOPER - FULL TIME

Feb 2019 - June 2019

​Launchship Studios

  • I have contributed to the development of match 3 mobile games (similar to Toon blast and Candy Crush) using Unity, C#

  • The major roles included – Gameplay programming, level design, implementing user interfaces and testing of game functionalities

MSC COMPUTER SCIENCE

2017 - 2018

Newcastle University, United Kingdom

  • Software engineering, Web development and Java

  • Interaction design, Computer Networks and Information systems

  • Grade - Distinction

BFA ANIMATION AND GAMING

2013 - 2017

JNAFAU - (Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University)

  • Game design, Drawing, 2D and 3D Animation, 3D art using Maya, Sculpting using ZBrush

  • Unity Game development, C, C#

  • Grade - Distinction

Software and Tools
Unity, Unreal

Autodesk Maya, Photoshop
IDE - Visual studio, Jupyter notebooks, Google Collab

Version control - Git and GitHub

MS office, Google suite