Vinny DaSilva, Game Development Developer in Framingham, MA, United States
Vinny DaSilva

Game Development Developer in Framingham, MA, United States

Member since March 5, 2014
As a software engineer, Vinny always looks to hit the ground running and make a meaningful impact in any organization with a positive attitude. While he has a very technical background, he strives for simple and elegant solutions to solve even the most complex of problems. Updated profile information can be found on my LinkedIn page:
Vinny is now available for hire




Framingham, MA, United States



Preferred Environment

IntelliJ, Sublime Text, Git, Unity3D, Visual Studio

The most amazing...

...thing I've ever coded is a document parsing system that quickly turns text files into structured XML.


  • Software Engineer

    2012 - 2013
    T3 Interactive
    • Developed a Microsoft Kinect Application using XNA and WPF.
    • Led and mentored an offshore team using various Agile practices.
    • Configured a continuous integration server on Windows Azure.
    • Worked with clients to take ideas and generate user stories for the team to work with.
    • Set up and configured YouTrack for the team to work against.
    Technologies: XAML, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), C#, XNA, Microsoft Kinect
  • Sustainability Engineer Team Lead

    2011 - 2013
    VelQuest Corporation / Accelrys
    • Delivered various high-quality and business-critical projects with tight schedules on time.
    • Led, mentored, and managed small teams in various successful projects.
    • Led tight collaboration with various teams to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.
    • Developed a new technical support process to improve response time, reduce interruptions, and improve overall customer satisfaction.
    • Worked closely with quality systems to deploy new defect tracking and source control solutions in order to improve overall quality management and team efficiency while remaining compliant.
    Technologies: Oracle, ASP.NET MVC, C#
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2002 - 2011
    VelQuest Corporation
    • Created various adapters to bridge main application and third party instruments.
    • Developed a parsing system that generates structured XML from flat text files.
    • Developed both web and desktop applications for a regulated industry.
    • Fixed late and incomplete projects on numerous occasions, providing a timely, successful delivery.
    • Designed, developed, and tested enterprise systems working closely with customers to meet and exceed expectations.
    Technologies: Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Windows Forms (WinForms), Oracle, ASP.NET MVC, C#


  • 14B

    This was an entry to the Global Game Jam 2014. I worked with a small team to produce a working game in 48 hours using Unity3D.

  • Tools for Equality in the Information Age

    This appeared in the Journal of Critical Thinking (Issue 7, Spring 2012). It is a published article discussing how communication and information technology can be used for equality around the world, along with various associated successes and challenges.


  • Languages

    C#, Python, JavaScript, HTML5, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), XAML, Java
  • Frameworks

    Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), NUnit, Microsoft Kinect, Entity, ASP.NET Web API, Bootstrap 3, Unity3D, AngularJS, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET MVC 5
  • Libraries/APIs

    Moq, NAudio, XNA, Windows Forms (WinForms), jQuery
  • Tools

    Microsoft Visual Studio, Git, Visual Studio, Sublime Text, IntelliJ, IntelliJ IDEA
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Design (OOD), Pair Programming, Agile Software Development, DevOps, Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Platforms

    Windows, Oculus Rift, Azure, Xamarin, Android, Oracle, Windows Phone 8
  • Other

    Virtual Reality (VR), Offshore Development, Extended Reality (XR), Mixed Reality (MR), Remote Work, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive, Game Development
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, SQLite


  • Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Studies (Concentrations in Computer Science and Sociology)
    2010 - 2011
    Framingham State University - Massachusetts

To view more profiles

Join Toptal
Share it with others