Darian Skarica, Software Developer in Zagreb, Croatia
Darian Skarica

Software Developer in Zagreb, Croatia

Member since November 23, 2015
Darian is a highly skilled developer with ten years of experience in general software development, five years of experience in focused software product development, and four years in project management. He is a great communicator and a capable leader.
Darian is now available for hire

Experience

Location

Zagreb, Croatia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Plastic SCM, Git, Visual Studio, Unity3D, Linux, Windows

The most amazing...

...software I've built is mash.me, a simple motion capture-based real-time animation system for 3D characters.

Employment

  • CEO

    2010 - PRESENT
    Diversitas IT Sustavi, Ltd.
    • Developed multitouch walls and tables, managing the hardware installation and software platform, creating video materials.
    • Supervised the team for divIT Apollon, an interactive presentation system for TV broadcasting, meetings and other presentations which was used for the coverage of the last three elections in Croatia on 2 different networks (RTL and N1 - a subsidiary of CNN).
    • Managed the team for DivIT Interactive floors.
    • Led the development of MashMe (www.mash.me).
    • Oversaw the development of a software platform for TV quizzes which was used in production of several gameshows (Croatian version of Pointless, Family Feud, Bingo).
    • Led the team for many VR and AR projects showcased in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5lWZLSBPmg.
    Technologies: C#, Unity3D
  • Research Associate

    2011 - 2012
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb
    • Worked on specific research areas in the field of telecommunications on the project "Cost models of operators with significant market power."
    • Assisted on the course Communication Networks as well as Forecast and Marketing of Telecommunication Services.
    • Judged and organized App Start Contest, a competition for the development of mobile and web applications.
    Technologies: Java, PHP
  • Software Architect

    2010 - 2011
    ECS d.o.o
    • Provided a user management CMS module with LDAP, vTiger and Alfresco integration (PHP).
    • Developed an SMS service for a telecom operator (Java).
    Technologies: Java, PHP
  • Research Associate

    2008 - 2010
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb
    • Researched for R&D project Digital Content Platform for Telecommunication Services."
    • Developed the core PSM module, validation system, and communication module using Java.
    • Published the scientific paper "Content Delivery and Mobility of Users and Services in New Generation Networks."
    • Helped teach the course Telecommunication Services and Networks.
    Technologies: Java, PHP

Experience

  • St.Vincent Holographic Tour
    https://deltareality.com/portfolio/mare-the-witch/

    AR app built in Unity and running on Microsoft Hololens. Used for an augmented reality tour of the historic St.Vincent town in Istria, Croatia. The app guides the user around town, and at key points uses billboards as markers to generate augmented reality scenes and characters for the user to user to interact with.

  • Croatian Greats AR App
    https://deltareality.com/portfolio/croatian-greats/

    An AR app build in Unity and using Vuforia to showcase the possibilities of AR mobile apps to local clients. Available on Google Play and the App Store:
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.divIT.AR.HrvatskiVelikani
    https://apps.apple.com/us/app/hrvatski-velikani/id1342577182

  • Diocletian’s Palace VR
    http://deltareality.com/portfolio/diocletians-palace/

    A VR tour of the historic Diocletian's palace in Split, Croatia. Built in Unity3D and running on GearVR mobile VR headset.

  • MashMe Animation App
    http://mash.me

    It's an animation app that enables anyone to animate a digital character using an ordinary PC and a camera.

  • divIT Interactive Floor
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKx2L3BQkOc

    An interactive floor solution for digital signage/events. Unity3D based, IR camera for tracking. OpenCV based blob/contour detection.

  • divIT Apollon Presentation Engine
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHNCRuKFFqM

    Interactive data visualization/presentation system for broadcasters. Based on Ogre3D rendering library. Utilized C++ code, XML templates and Web API or gesture control (using Kinect). Live data through CSV, XML files, or SQL database. Plugin architecture.

  • Kinect Game
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtwuqcVzdVY

    Unity3D-based. Kinect body tracking controls the character. Commissioned by a large retail chain for in-store promotional events (the character is their mascot).

  • Vip DSF Guide

    AR mobile app commissioned by a telecom to promote Dubrovnik Summer Festival, which they sponsored.

  • Other divIT Projects
    http://divit.hr/

    I was involved as a developer and project manager for all our products.

Skills

  • Languages

    C#, C++, C, PHP, HTML5, Java, XML, SQL, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    ARKit, Microsoft Kinect, Unity, Unity3D, Unity2D, Mono, .NET
  • Tools

    Google VR SDK, Microsoft Visual Studio, HoloLens, MonoDevelop, Visual Studio, Git, Adobe Photoshop
  • Platforms

    Oculus, ARCore, Samsung Gear VR, Google VR, Vuforia, Oculus Rift, Windows, Linux, Android
  • Other

    Mixed Reality (MR), HTC Vive, Magic Leap, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality App Design, Extended Reality (XR), Web-based VR, VR Interfaces, VR Platform, Leap Motion, Virtual Reality (VR), Unity3D Native Plugin Interface, Shaders, Unity Shaders, Unity3D Pathfinding, Unity3D GUI Development, Unity3D AI, Motion Capture, PlayStation VR, Morpheus VR, Game Design, Game Development, Facial Recognition, Plastic SCM, SOAP, Debugging, Ajax
  • Libraries/APIs

    OpenCV, LeapSDK
  • Paradigms

    REST
  • Storage

    JSON, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Education

  • Master's Degree in Telecommunications and Information Technologies
    2002 - 2008
    Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb - Zagreb, Croatia

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