• Rouen France

Mathias Chataignier

  • Rouen France

Professional Status

Employed
Available

About Me

Hello and welcome to my online resume and portfolio.

Portfolios

Description

Metacritic user score: ~7.5/10

Art of Stealth Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLhmDCl46-c
Gameplay Trailer : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_ZKlcNI9FU
Website: http://www.styx-thegame.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/StyxGame
Twitter: https://twitter.com/StyxVideoGames

Creation date
14 mars 2017
Description

Metacritic user score: ~7/10

Website: http://www.styx-thegame.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/StyxGame
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FocusHome
Devblog: http://devblog.styx-thegame.com/

Creation date
07 oct. 2014
Description

Metacritic user score: ~6.5/10

Website: http://www.oforcsandmen.com

Creation date
11 oct. 2012
Description

Metacritic user score: ~6/10

Website: http://www.gameofthrones-rpg.com/

Creation date
07 juin 2012
Description

AttracTouch was a project developed over 4 months with a team of 6 persons. It was created for ENJMIN, French national school of video games and interactive media. The goal of the game is to direct particles from the starting point to the end using your fingers as attraction points.

Creation date
31 mars 2010

Experience

Senior Game / UX Designer - VR experiences (HTC Vive)

Open Mind Innovation
Since March 2018
Responsibilities completed
  • Game/UX design and gamification of VR experiences (Unity) based on biofeedback
  • Working with psychologists and neuro/data scientists

AI Designer - Unannounced Project

Ubisoft
May 2017 to March 2018
Responsibilities completed
  • Design of enemies artificial intelligence (perception, behaviors, states machine, feedback and understanding)
Responsibilities completed
  • Design and balance of all gameplay features : 3C, AI, interactions, skills, UX, etc. (Unreal Engine 4)
  • Supervision of two game designers / QA testers
  • Ping Award 2017: best sound design

Main Game Designer - Styx: Master of Shadows (PS4, XB1, PC)

Cyanide
September 2012 to October 2014
Responsibilities completed
  • Design and balance of all gameplay features : 3C, AI, interactions, skills, UX, etc. (Unreal Engine 3)
  • Prototyping core gameplay and AI basics (Kismet script)
  • Ping Award 2014: best french game on consoles
Responsibilities completed
  • Improvement proposals, balance, difficulty curve, QA tests, polish of cutscenes
Detailed Description
  • partnership with Cyanide
Company website

http://www.oforcsandmen.com/

Combat Designer - Game Of Thrones (PS3, X360, PC)

Cyanide
October 2010 to January 2012
Responsibilities completed
  • Design and balance of player skills, items and stuff, combat situations and allies movement system (Unreal Engine 3)

Student projects at ENJMIN

ENJMIN (National School of Video Games and Interactive Digital Media)
October 2008 to September 2010
Responsibilities completed
  • NowHere (ubiquitous puzzle game)
  • Attractouch (interactive table game, eMagicien 2009: technology price)
  • Pixies Rising (2D tactical RTS)
  • Tactical Industrial Espionnage (2D stealth game)

Skills

  • Game design
    Design, creation of new features, prototyping, implementation, tuning and balance, guidelines and test maps.
  • Level design
  • Ergonomics
    Inputs, UX, user flow, feedbacks, tutorials, etc.
  • Playtests
  • QA tests
    Debug
  • Unreal Engine 4 (Map, blueprint)
  • Unreal Engine 3 (Map, kismet)
  • Unity
  • Game Maker
  • Office suite
  • Diagrams (Visio, UML, YedGraphEditor)
  • Wiki, MediaWiki
  • XML
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • 3DS Max
  • French : mother tongue
  • English : fluent
  • German : practical knowledge

Education

ENJMIN

National School of Video Games and Interactive Digital Media
September 2008 to September 2010
Short description

Master's Degree in Ergonomics
http://www.enjmin.fr/

Professional Licence of Urban Planning

University of Caen
September 2007 to September 2008
Short description

Urban planning, sociology, geography, urban space development and populations

DUT of Urban Management

University of Caen
September 2004 to September 2006
Short description

Urban planning, psychology, sociology, management

Interests

  • Games and video games (all kind)
  • Cinema
  • Mangas
  • TV shows
  • Architecture
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Skateboarding
  • Snowboard
  • Runing
  • Swimming
  • Climbing
  • Esports (top 100 world player on Command And Conquer 3)
  • Science and technology
  • Politics
  • Wildlife
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