Justin C. Kang

Game & Level Designer

About

an introduction.

Justin is a videogame designer with over 15 years of development experience.

He began his career as a gameplay programmer in California in 2008, before making a transition to game and level design roles.

His work includes titles such as Ace Combat 7 (Bandai Namco), Front Mission Evolved (Square Enix), and Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters (WB Games).

He also designed the award-winning indie puzzle game One Upon Light (Rising Star Games), as well as several casual mobile games on iOS.

He is currently working full-time at Ubisoft Singapore, as an Associate Game Director.

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Further Info

Contact

Professional enquiries may be directed to justinckang-(at)-gmail-(dot)-com.

Stats

AAA Titles Shipped

3

Projects Cancelled

2

Indie Awards Won

2

Late Nights in the Office

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Resume

Experience

2022 - current
Ubisoft Singapore

Associate Game Director

2020 - 2021
Ubisoft Singapore

Senior Game Designer

Systems designer on upcoming multiplayer title.

2015 - 2020
Bandai Namco Studios Singapore

Senior Game Designer

Mission and level designer on Ace Combat 7.
Systems and content designer on several unannounced projects.
Also project manager on one of the above project prototypes.

2015
Innervative Learning

Lead Game Designer

Lead designer on university-endorsed economics-based game.

2013 - 2014
SUTD (Singapore University of
Technology & Design) Game Lab

Game Designer

Lead designer on award-winning indie puzzle game One Upon Light.
Mentored and trained students during university's internship programmes.

2010 - 2012
Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab

Game Designer

Principal designer on casual iOS games Backflow and Snap Escape: The Epic Swing.
Headed studio's design initiatives, including external talks at LucasArts, Casual Connect Asia.

2008 - 2009
Double Helix Games

Junior Gameplay Programmer

Character designer (enemies) on Front Mission Evolved.
Gameplay programmer on Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters.

Education

BSc in Computing and Information Systems

Bachelor's degree.
Awarded with second class honours (upper division).

Diploma in Digital Media Design

Specialist diploma awarded by Singapore Polytechnic.
Completed on a part-time basis at the School of Digital Media and Infocomm Technology.

GCE A Level

Qualification awarded upon completion of pre-university education at Nanyang Junior College.

Skills

Mission and Level design

Puzzle design

Systems and progression design

Character and enemy design

Project coordination and management

Engines

Unreal Engine 4

Unity

Valve Hammer Editor

GameMaker

Multimedia & Productivity

SketchUp

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator

Microsoft Office suite

Audacity

Perforce

Jira

Hansoft

Portfolio

credited projects.
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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

Console
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One Upon Light

Indie
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Snap Escape: The Epic Swing

Casual
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Backflow

Casual
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Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters

Console
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Front Mission Evolved

Console

Contact

Get in Touch

415-832-2000

San Francisco

alex@example.com

Freelance Available

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