"A lot of indie developers who became 'overnight successes' were working at it for ten years."
London, United Kingdom
Welcome to my portfolio!
My name is Jared, I am a university student currently studying Games Development at Staffordshire University.
I also work full time hours in my spare time on some pretty cool projects, so if you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me using the above information. I'm usually available most days from 9am - 5pm GMT.
When contacting via mobile, please text me with a time that is suitable for you. I'll contact you to let you know whether I am available at this time. I will not answer any unsolicited calls. Thank you!
Staffs Uni [Education]2017 - Current
Games Development, computing degree with emphasis on C++
Contingent2017 - Current
Lead Programmer, responsible for game development and business
Jelly Crusher2016 - 2016
Programmer, worked on bug fixes and feature improvements
[NDA] FPS Title2016 - 2016
UNet multiplayer, physics based gunplay & character controller
[NDA] Arcade Game2015 - 2016
Action arcade game with Photon multiplayer (unreleased)
General Freelancing2014 - 2016
Bug fixing, feature implementation and basic 3D modelling
A selection of my work that either I had a pleasant experience working on, or is a good demonstration of my abilities.
Contingent | 2018 - Now
Working on a large codebase, ranging from general gameplay programming, AI system design and development, animation...
Jelly Crusher | 2017
Worked on numerous fixes and improvements for jelly physics, projectile physics and additional score related mechanics.
This Is Your Hood + BMusic | 2016
Created a database driven music streaming application, akin to apps such as Spotify, and a short arcade game for BizInTheHood (US).
Artwork & Logo Design
“…not only did he come to the rescue, he took our project to another level. His talents merged with creativity and our blueprint, to create new opportunities, and additional avenues for our project, for our brand. Jared is detailed oriented, an excellent communicator …”
“Jared Merritt is a great developer, very resourceful and a hard worker.”