Charles Russell, Full-stack Developer in Strullendorf, Germany
Charles Russell

Full-stack Developer in Strullendorf, Germany

Member since August 12, 2021
Charles is a full-stack developer with 10+ years of experience and degrees in design and development. He has expert knowledge of C# and JavaScript, industry standards, and best practices. Charles won multiple service awards and promotions for outstanding expertise and discipline as a communications sergeant in the U.S. Army, managing information technology for 100+ users. As the founder of his own company, Charles understands how to deliver successful projects from start to finish.
Charles is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • True Fair Gaming
    JavaScript, TypeScript, MongoDB, NoSQL, APIs, REST, Express.js, React...
  • Phuntasia Games
    Unity, C#, Game Development, Game Design, MongoDB, TypeScript...
  • NMZLabs LLC
    Node.js, React, REST APIs, JavaScript, TypeScript, MongoDB, NoSQL, APIs, REST...

Experience

Location

Strullendorf, Germany

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code, Unity, React, MongoDB

The most amazing...

...application I've developed is a highly complex 2D massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that brought my childhood dreams to life.

Employment

  • Full-stack Developer

    2021 - PRESENT
    True Fair Gaming
    • Developed a complex web application that served as a Roblox-themed arcade.
    • Designed, developed, and managed the full technology stack for the project.
    • Oversaw web design strategies to ensure our vision remained intact.
    Technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript, MongoDB, NoSQL, APIs, REST, Express.js, React, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CSS, SCSS, Web Development, Web App Development, Node.js, React Redux, Full-stack, Full-stack Development, QR Codes, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, Admin Panels, Dashboards, Payment APIs, Analytics, Front-end, Next.js, Team Leadership, Third-party APIs, Games, ECMAScript (ES6), HTML, MERN Stack, Web Applications
  • Founder and Lead Programmer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Phuntasia Games
    • Developed a complex 2D massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), bringing my childhood dreams to life.
    • Programmed a custom, real-time state networking system to power the game's multiplayer aspect.
    • Oversaw game design strategies to ensure our vision remained intact.
    Technologies: Unity, C#, Game Development, Game Design, MongoDB, TypeScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Express.js, JavaScript, MMORPGs, Mobile Game Development, .NET, Node.js, Photoshop CC, React, REST, Unity2D, Unity3D, APIs, Git, REST APIs, Axios, iOS, Android, NoSQL, Jira, Redux, Visual Studio, Full-stack, Full-stack Development, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, PostgreSQL, Payment APIs, Front-end, PHP, HTML5, Next.js, Team Leadership, Third-party APIs, MySQL, Games, ECMAScript (ES6), HTML, Steam Integration, MERN Stack, Web Development, Web Applications, SQL
  • Full-stack Developer

    2021 - 2022
    NMZLabs LLC
    • Developed a complex web application that served as a RuneScape-themed arcade.
    • Designed, developed, and managed the full technology stack for the project.
    • Oversaw web design strategies to ensure our vision remained intact.
    Technologies: Node.js, React, REST APIs, JavaScript, TypeScript, MongoDB, NoSQL, APIs, REST, Express.js, Amazon Web Services (AWS), CSS, SCSS, Web Development, Web App Development, React Redux, Full-stack, Full-stack Development, QR Codes, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, Admin Panels, Dashboards, Payment APIs, Analytics, Front-end, Third-party APIs, Games, ECMAScript (ES6), HTML, MERN Stack, Web Applications
  • Network Administrator

    2014 - 2015
    Support.com
    • Managed networking solutions for global clients to ensure maximum availability.
    • Handled a remote culture and time management to ensure a successful environment.
    • Achieved employment awards for outstanding customer service and quality of assistance.
    Technologies: Network Administration, User Management
  • Communications Sergeant

    2009 - 2014
    U.S. Army
    • Managed an information technology office that supported more than 100 users.
    • Received promotions ahead of my peers and won multiple service awards for outstanding discipline and expertise.
    • Endured vigorous training hardships while preparing for my role.
    Technologies: Information Technology, User Management, Team Leadership

Experience

  • RBXArcade
    http://rbxarcade.com

    RBXArcade is an online social arcade where players can stake a virtual currency to win in-game Roblox rewards. I wrote this web application in TypeScript using Express.js and React, and it serves multiplayer games and services. The application utilizes several third-party payment APIs, including Stripe and crypto payment services.

  • Dragon Eye Online
    https://store.steampowered.com/app/992780/Dragon_Eye_Online/

    Dragon Eye Online is a 2D MMORPG game application. The game application is networked with a custom, real-time state solution, transported through asynchronous TCP sockets, written in C#, and persisted to a MongoDB NoSQL database. The web application was written in TypeScript using Express.js and React and serves as a marketing tool and secure interface for payments, account management, and support.

  • Runestake
    http://runestake.com

    Runestake is an online social arcade where players can stake a virtual currency to win in-game RuneScape rewards. I wrote this web application in TypeScript using Express.js and React, and it serves multiplayer games and services. I developed the application's MVP and then moved on to other projects.

Skills

  • Languages

    C#, JavaScript, TypeScript, ECMAScript (ES6), CSS, SCSS, HTML, C++, PHP, HTML5, SQL
  • Frameworks

    Unity, Express.js, Unity3D, Unity2D, .NET, Next.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, REST APIs, React Redux, Stripe, Steam Integration
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2, iOS, Android
  • Storage

    MongoDB, NoSQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Other

    Mobile Game Development, Game Design, Game Development, Web Development, Front-end, MERN Stack, Web Applications, Network Administration, Information Technology, User Management, Information Security, MMORPGs, APIs, Axios, Web App Development, Full-stack, Full-stack Development, Team Leadership, Third-party APIs, Games, QR Codes, Admin Panels, Dashboards, Payment APIs, Analytics, 2D Games
  • Tools

    Visual Studio, Git
  • Paradigms

    REST

Education

  • Master of Science Degree in Mobile Game Development
    2019 - 2021
    Full Sail University - Winter Park, Florida, US
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Game Design and Development
    2015 - 2019
    Full Sail University - Winter Park, Florida, US
  • Associate of Science Degree in Information Technology
    2011 - 2012
    Central Texas College - Killeen, Texas, US

Certifications

  • CompTIA Security+
    JANUARY 2012 - PRESENT
    CompTIA

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