Ivan Alvarez, Game Development Developer in Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia
Ivan Alvarez

Game Development Developer in Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia

Member since August 18, 2015
Ivan has eleven years of programming experience. He is extremely passionate about game development in Unity 3D and has a lot of background in web and back-end development. Ivan has already co-founded three startups as well as been a part of several larger developer teams. He is a fast learner and loves to tackle new challenges.
Ivan is now available for hire




Medellín - Antioquia, Colombia



Preferred Environment

Windows, Unity 3D, Git, Mongo DB, Ruby on Rails

The most amazing...

...game I have coded was a card trading game for mobile phones.


  • CEO & Founder

    2013 - 2015
    Timba Games
    • Developed a video game in Unity 3D.
    • Worked on web and back-end development using Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, and Mongo DB.
    • Led small teams of programmers.
    • Coached and mentored junior developers.
    • Was responsible for company management.
    Technologies: Unity 3D, Ruby on Rails, Mongo DB
  • Co-Founder & CTO

    2013 - 2014
    • Built an application for biomedical engineers using Ruby on Rails.
    • Learned Git and Bootstrap.
    • Validated the MVP and the business model.
    • Was responsible for almost all of the tech knowledge and experience for the startup.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails
  • Architect / Manager

    2011 - 2013
    • Learned Python and built automation tools with it.
    • Led the automated tests and code review teams in the factory.
    • Performed code reviews for the software.
    • Responsible for the team's performance, processes, automation, staffing, training, and continuous improvement.
    • Designed and implemented workflows for new specialized teams within the factory.
    Technologies: Ruby, Python, Java
  • Architect

    2010 - 2011
    • Built internal tools for the company and the developers.
    • Mentored junior developers.
    • Fixed critical software problems for clients.
    • Designed and led the implementation of new software.
    • Tech support for client acquisition.
    Technologies: Java
  • Founder & CEO

    2009 - 2010
    • Founded the startup on my own - my first.
    • Created a software shop.
    • Led the development team.
    • Managed the company.
    • Built software for the food industry.
    Technologies: Java
  • Developer

    2008 - 2009
    • Built an electronic toll application.
    • Worked as part of a big team of developers.
    • Learned Scrum.
    • Promoted to tech lead.
    • Learned about startup culture and logistics.
    Technologies: Java



  • Languages

    Java, Ruby, C#, JavaScript, Python
  • Frameworks

    Unity3D, Ruby on Rails (RoR), AngularJS
  • Other

    Game Design, Game Development
  • Platforms

  • Storage

    MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2001 - 2007
    Universidad EAFIT - Medellin, Columbia

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