Sercan Aktan, Software Developer in Istanbul, Turkey
Sercan Aktan

Software Developer in Istanbul, Turkey

Member since April 26, 2017
Sercan is a Unity expert with more than seven years' experience in mobile game development; he's very knowledgable about front-end and back-end programming of 2D and 3D games or AR/VR projects. He also has an entrepreneurial background and has contributed to every part of a game development process which includes programming, modeling, rigging, animating, illustration, advertising, and marketing.
Sercan is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Istanbul, Turkey

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

StrangeIoC, Git, JetBrains Rider, Visual Studio, Unity

The most amazing...

...thing I have coded was an AI that tried to steal the other developed AIs' flags in a 3D environment. My AI was the winner of the race.

Employment

  • Unity Developer

    2019 - 2020
    The Make-It Co. (via Toptal)
    • Fixed complex bugs like in baking textures logic, custom keyboard panels, positioning printings in 3D objects.
    • Reorganized the User Interface for notched devices support and fixed screen transition issues.
    • Refactored code and improved stability for mobile devices.
    Technologies: Unity, C#
  • Full-stack Developer

    2018 - 2019
    Beyn Technology
    • Managed the entire flow with working on both side.
    • Used Node.js and JavaScript to implement cloud functions of Firebase.
    • Generated an efficient database with NoSQL.
    • Kept the app stable in a highly complex structure.
    • Implemented a lot of editor tools to communicate with the server.
    Technologies: Unity, C#, Firebase, NoSQL, StrangeIoc, Node.js, JavaScript
  • Back-end Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Oyun Studyosu
    • Contributed to a complex project with single and multiplayer mode support that also contains chat between users.
    • Developed the back end from beginning to end without any knowledge about back-end programming at first.
    • Contributed to the socket programming part.
    • Used MVC structure both in Unity (StrangeIoc) and server.
    Technologies: Unity, StrangeIoc, Eclipse, Java, Spring Boot, MVC, MySQL, REST
  • Game Developer

    2016 - 2017
    From The Bench Games
    • Learned programming with JSON data and services.
    • Improved debugging skills.
    • Collaborated with a team.
    • Worked in English on an international team while also learning a new language (Spanish).
    Technologies: Unity, Visual Studio, Git, Sourcetree, MySQL Workbench, JSON
  • Co-founder

    2015 - 2016
    Indimo Games
    • Operated a start-up company.
    • Improved communication skills with clients.
    • Managed all processes of mobile game development including programming, modeling, illustration, advertising, and marketing.
    • Improved polishing standards, making more detailed and qualified products.
    • Kept the games up-to-date.
    Technologies: Unity, Visual Studio, Blender, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Self-development

    2012 - 2015
    Andpi
    • Developed a variety of simple applications and games for mobile stores.
    • Integrated different advertisement platforms.
    • Improved programming skills: C# for game development and Java for native Android applications.
    • Improved performance and used profiler in Unity.
    Technologies: Unity, Java, Eclipse, Xcode, MonoDevelop

Experience

  • Strike Force Troopers (Development)
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.oyunstudyosu.theoath

    It is the official mobile game of Soz, a record-breaking television series with each episode broadcasted. Your team is waiting for you to join operations based on the same scenarios with the series. Become the team commander, upgrade your team, and complete the levels! With each completed level, a new trooper will join your team.

  • Top Stars: Soccer Match League (Development)
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fromthebenchgames.topstarsfootball&hl=tr

    Go beat all football clubs and become one of the card tournament champions! Train your team, win a world tournament, a cup or a national league, and climb to the top as an online soccer star! Be a top coach, master your deck, and assemble powerful combos in this card game of strategy. Seize control over the football field and experience PvP combat. Build your deck to maximize the power of your amazing players in order to score goals and beat your rivals in real live matches! Create your competition deck with the best soccer stars and improve their stats in this multiplayer online game. Enjoy this card strategy game that brings you the best experience of a football match in real-time. Start developing your cards club and get to the major leagues by winning all the matches in this amazing sports simulator. Build your ultimate Deck and aim for the top! Download the game NOW and start your journey to become the best tactics player on the field in Top Stars!

  • Nish (Development)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0DYuWJlKUnI

    It is a simple addictive game with a unique game style. Developed with every detail as a personal project, but It is not published in any store.

  • Stingy Jupi (Development)
    http://sercanaktan.com/jupi.jpg

    It is a 2D game where you control an octopus deep into the ocean. It has endless gameplay.

  • Learning Words (Development)
    https://youtu.be/fQdA-E8ae7w

    It is a simple puzzle game that is developed for pre-school. 75 different shapes with 3 categories. Also, it includes English and Turkish dubbing support for each shape.

  • One More Color (Development)
    https://youtu.be/-Ejwefy2qw8

    It is a simple and addictive 2D game with endless gameplay. It contains dynamic gameplay and menu colors.

  • Bounce (Development)
    https://youtu.be/qOF_HqtZxX0

    Bounce is a basic platform game where you are trying to pass all the rings and finish the levels. Finish levels as fast as you can, but it is not that easy. Don't fall on the spines. Inspired by an old Nokia game.

  • Poopy Chico (Development)
    https://youtu.be/mODSlnXZWps

    Poopy Chico is started as a course project and continued as my first published game on the Google Play Store. It had lots of problems programmatically and visually, but It also had real success. Downloaded by more than 250,000 users. I received great feedback that helped me to improve myself.

  • Make a Bag (Development)
    https://youtu.be/lOu35lrBxBM

    Make-a-Bag is a FREE app to design and order fully customized handbags. Text and image printings, materials, straps, handles, etc.. Use your imagination to create the bag you have always wanted - and make it a reality.

Skills

  • Languages

    C#, Java, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    Unity, StrangeIoC, Spring Boot
  • Tools

    SourceTree, Xcode, Trello, Git, Visual Studio, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, JetBrains Rider, Blender, MySQL Workbench, Vuforia SDK
  • Paradigms

    MVC Design
  • Platforms

    Android, Firebase, iOS
  • Other

    Mobile Game Development, Ads
  • Storage

    NoSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Unity Cloud Build
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering
    2009 - 2014
    Izmir University of Economics - Izmir, Turkey

Certifications

  • Game Programming Certificate Program (7 Courses)
    SEPTEMBER 2014 - PRESENT
    Izmir University of Economics

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