About me

Introduction:

Hello, my name is Christiaan Ribbens, a game designer. Born in the Netherlands, only 24 years young, working hard to design and create wonderful games and interactive products. 

Resume/ Curriculum Vitae:

Contact Information:

Name: Christiaan Nicolaas Ribbens
Address: Dorpsstraat 46, 2841BK Moordrecht
Nationality: Dutch
Email: info@chrisdesign.nl

Experience:

Oct 2013 – Present Jr. Designer, Rebellion ltd – F2P Game Evil Genius Online on Facebook and iOs.
Aug 2013 – Aug 2013 App Programmer, Lukkien – App for PON Car Dealer in Corona SDK
Jan 2013 – Jul 2013 Gameplay Programmer, People’s Playground – Serious Mobile Game for Android and iOs in Corona SDK.
Dec 2012 – Jan 2013 Game Designer, House of Luck – Game Design, Concept and Prototype for Mobile.
Jan 2011 – Jun 2011 Assistant Producer, Codename Game – Game Production Internship
2007– Present Owner, ChrisDesign – Media and Design Solutions
2007– Present Game Journalist, Evilgamerz.com – Providing game articles, reviews and previews.
2007– 2009 Assistant Bookkeeper, Financieel Advies Buro Ribbens – Bookkeeping

Special Skills :

Programming Languages: LUA, C#, Actionscript 2.0, PHP, HTML, CSS, Java
Experiences in: Unity 3D, XNA, Playstation Home Development Kit, Flash, Arduino Processing, Android Eclipse, WordPress
Programs: Windows Office, Adobe Master Suite, Autodesk Maya, WordPress, Corona SDK, Perforce, TortoiseSVN
Design Tools: Brainstorms, Mind maps, One Page Designs, Design Documents, (Paper)Prototypes, Proof of Concepts, Scrum, Agile, Wikis
Languages: Dutch, English, Basics: French, German and Spanish

  • Experience with working in groups and different disciplines
  • Teamplayer with communication and presentation skills

Education :

2011-2012 Master of Arts Creative Design for Digital Cultures, School of the Arts Utrecht/ Open University UK
2008-2012 Bachelor Game Design & Development, School of the Arts Utrecht
2002-2008 Pre University, Coornhert Gymnasium Gouda

Other:

2013 Financial Supervision Act: Basis, WFTNivo
2007 Masterclass Astronomy, Kapteyn Institue University Groningen

Honors & Awards:

2012 Finalist HKU Awards, HKU, Woven
2012 Top 50 Dutch Design Graduates, ITEMS, Woven

Hobbies:

  • Avid Pinball Collector
  • Videogames, board and card games
  • Sci-fi & Fantasy novels
  • Film and photography