Carlos de Oliveira Junior, Software Developer in Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Carlos de Oliveira Junior

Software Developer in Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Member since June 27, 2018
Carlos is an artist-programmer with hundred of projects as experience. He is chief technology officer at SuperUber, where he's been contributing to developing interactive projects for museums and events worldwide since 2011. He is a PhD student in Visual Arts at UFRJ, researching open-source art. Carlos graduated in Design and holds a master's degree in Creative Economy at ESPM.
Carlos is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • SuperUber
    Canvas, Node.js, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Unity3D, C#, OpenGL, C++, React...
  • Vamoss
    Flash, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, React, GitHub, CreateJS, Creative Tech, Node.js...
  • Instituto Europeo di Design
    Processing, GitHub, HTML, CreativeJS, Creative Tech, CanvasJS...

Experience

Location

Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

GitHub, HTML, React, VS Code, Slack, P5.js

The most amazing...

...part of programming is bringing to reality something that only existed as an idea.

Employment

  • Technology Director

    2015 - PRESENT
    SuperUber
    • Managed teams and projects using sprints and the Agile methodology.
    • Created interactive animations with parametric algorithms using Shaders (GLSL) in different projects like performances, videos, UIs, etc.
    • Prototyped projects with the most complex algorithm to test if the project was viable. Various languages were used, depending on the project's needs. This was usually done using JavaScript, C++, or processing.
    • Designed tech solutions as a consultant in client projects, specifying hardware and software and integrating with the existing infrastructure.
    Technologies: Canvas, Node.js, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Unity3D, C#, OpenGL, C++, React, GitHub, Slack, VS Code, Artificial Intelligence (AI), CanvasJS, Figma, Responsive Layout, CSS3, UI Development, CSS3 Animation, GraphQL, WordPress, UI, P5.js, Express.io
  • Developer

    2010 - 2018
    Vamoss
    • Developed the game engine and the computational vision in C++ for a multiplayer racing game, Bicicletorama. In the later version, I developed the shooter's AI.
    • Built a video commerce platform where the user can buy the products present in the video. I developed the player in Flash and integrated it with the APIs.
    • Created real-time particles that interact with the dancer.
    • Created hundreds of generative art that explores all kinds of algorithms.
    Technologies: Flash, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, React, GitHub, CreateJS, Creative Tech, Node.js, Slack, VS Code, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Express.io, CanvasJS, SQL, Figma, Responsive Layout, CSS3, UI Development, CSS3 Animation, GraphQL, TypeScript, jQuery, Sass, WordPress, UI, P5.js
  • Professor

    2017 - 2017
    Instituto Europeo di Design
    • Taught a variety of courses, including Creative Code I, Creative Code II, Creative Code III, Experience Design I, Experience Design II, and Project IV.
    • Built an exhibition with the students' works in physical installations, using projection mapping, computer vision, and others.
    • Documented the process on a blog, narrating the learning process and the results.
    Technologies: Processing, GitHub, HTML, CreativeJS, Creative Tech, CanvasJS, Responsive Layout, UI Development, Sass, WordPress, UI, P5.js
  • Developer

    2011 - 2015
    SuperUber
    • Contributed to a multiplayer game where the users should manage resources. We used complex graphic animations to reach simple interactions.
    • Prototyped the fluid engine in C++ responsible for creating real-time wind simulations for flying objects and animals.
    • Created special effects with shader visuals using WebGL.
    • Designed special effects with shader visuals using GLSL for an interactive projection.
    • Developed special effects with shader visuals using WebGL and integrated the Microsoft Kinect point cloud over the network to create real-time effects.
    • Built a 3D touchscreen interface in Unity3D and visuals using shaders in GLSL.
    Technologies: Node.js, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, OpenFrameworks, Unity3D, C#, C++, React, GitHub, CanvasJS, SQL, Responsive Layout, CSS3, UI Development, jQuery, WordPress, UI, P5.js
  • Developer

    2010 - 2011
    6D
    • Built cutting-edge sites in Flash with complex animations.
    • Developed a site in Flash where you can see selected hotels with amazing views around the world.
    • Organized study groups to help the teams to share their knowledge.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Flash, GitHub, SQL, CSS3, UI Development, jQuery, WordPress, UI

Experience

  • Algorithmic Sea
    https://www.algorithmicsea.com/

    I created this web art installation where water is a reflecting pool for the human and computational understanding of color. Like water, these perceptions are always transforming. This work was displayed in art galleries around the world.

    The installation uses advanced 3D WebGL technics. It also has a hidden feature that enables an authorial projection mapping tool for physical installations.

  • Kulunda
    https://kulunda.com.br/

    I created this web art installation using advanced 3D WebGL technics. I did the installation with Three.js, shaders, and several algorithms. To make the digital mineral grow, it is necessary to click on the screen in rhythm with the tapped Vissungo.

  • Pixel Battle
    https://github.com/Vamoss/pixelbattle

    A collaborative experience where users can paint a map while they are walking. It is a work in progress in which I work as a creator, designer, and full-stack programmer using JavaScript, Leaflet, and Firebase (real-time data stream).

  • Bicicletorama
    http://bicicletorama.com/index_en.html

    Bicicletorama is a multiplayer racing game that uses the contrast between virtual and real, mobile and static, to present the conflicts between automobiles and bicycles in the big city.

    Each player uses a real bicycle as a controller for a virtual one that is projected on the board. Objects dropped in the projected area of the game become obstacles in the racing track that the cyclists must avoid.

    The main goal of this game is to create a discussion space about using bicycles as a means of transport in big cities. It aims not only to approach the issue in a creative and fresh way but also to create the means for new solutions to emerge.

    All project development steps were documented and presented online while they were happening, so supporters and collaborators could follow up.

    I was a co-author and programmer (game engine and the computational vision system in C++). In the later version, I developed the shooter's AI. We used C++, openFrameworks, OpenGL, and OpenCV.

  • LaserBomb

    Laser Bomb puts you in control of laser power and allows you to conquer surfaces that projectors cannot.

    I developed this project with my good friend Harrison; we are the project's authors, and we developed all the UI and codes related to it.

    The idea emerges from the necessity of providing information on the streets during the riots in Rio de Janeiro. Most of my professional and recent projects were made with common projectors, but the light from the environment is always a problem. Therefore, we decided to use lasers instead.

    I worked on this project as a co-author, designer, and programmer (par programming in all tasks). We used C++, Dart, HTML, CSS, WebSocket, UI design, OpenCV, and a web server.

  • Me++
    https://github.com/Vamoss/DancePerformance

    The dance performance is an investigation into the world of dance and new technologies.

    In this performance, a dancer is confronted with another body not made of flesh and bones. It is the dancer’s virtual mirror. The issues that arise when these two presences, physical and digital are confronted is the focus of the work. The initial idea of this project is the result of a research carried out in the Haute École d’Arts in Geneva from Cris Maria Flor, while in Switzerland on the work of American choreographer Merce Cunningham (one of the pioneers in dance and new technologies).

    The project goal is to create an interactive device that can extend the gestures of the dancer, transposing the perception of the movement to a mix of the dancer with the projected image.

    Techs Involved: C++, OpenGL, Kinect, OpenCV

    Role: Co-author and Programmer

  • Vamoss
    http://www.vamoss.com.br/blogfolio/

    Vamoss is my playground where I play with some visual experiments.

    Vamoss is also my nickname, I've been using it since my first projects with HTML in 2001.

    Techs Involved: Canvas, OpenGL, WebGL, JS, Three.js

    Role: Creator, Designer, and Programmer

  • Ian Can Fly
    https://github.com/Vamoss/iancanfly

    A prototype of an infinity flying game developed in Three.JS and WebGL.

    Role: Creator, Designer, and Programmer

  • Brain Massage
    https://github.com/Vamoss/brain-massage

    A game to improve your JavaScript knowledge to solve challenges. You write the algorithms and test the performance against your opponents.

    Role: Creator, Designer, and Programmer

  • Collaborative Drawing
    https://github.com/Vamoss/ColaborativeDrawing

    People can draw in their mobile browser and send their draw via WebSocket to Openframeworks, it makes a drawing buffer and sends the resulting texture via Spout, so you can manipulate with a VJ software.

    https://twitter.com/vamoss/status/908699090531291136

    Roles: Creator, Designer, and Programmer

  • Visualistas
    https://github.com/Vamoss/visualistas

    Connect the physical with the digital through the classic game of back and forth. The physical object controls the movement of particles in the digital world.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SubBu9SJkpQ

    Role: Co-creator and Programmer

Skills

  • Languages

    CSS, HTML, JavaScript, GLSL, C++, CSS3, Sass, C#, SQL, Processing, Python, PHP, C, GraphQL, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    OpenFrameworks, Unity3D, Express.io, A-Frame, Electron
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, WebGL, Three.js, OpenGL, Google Street View, CanvasJS, P5.js, jQuery, OpenCV, Instagram API, Twitter API, Facebook API, Google Maps API, LeafletJS, Vue 2, Cinder, CreateJS, CreativeJS
  • Tools

    Canvas 2D, Slack, GitHub, VS Code, Webpack, Canvas, Flash, Figma
  • Paradigms

    Functional Programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Responsive Layout, Agile, Management
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, MacOS
  • Other

    Shaders, Algebra, Mathematics, Single-page Applications (SPA), Progressive Web Applications (PWA), UI, UI Development, 3D Math, CSS3 Animation, Design, Art, Technology, Creative Coding, Generative Design, Creative Tech, GPU Computing, Computer Vision, Graphics, 3D Graphics, Graphics Processing Unit (GPU), Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB

Education

  • Ph.D. in Art and Technology
    2021 - 2022
    UFRJ - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Master's Degree in Creative Economy
    2019 - 2021
    ESPM - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Bachelor's Degree in Digital Design
    2006 - 2009
    ESPM - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Technical Diploma in IT
    2002 - 2004
    Bruno Ostmann College - Macaé, Brazil

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