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Richard H.

Next Gen Consultant & Developer (VR/AR/Apps)

Remote from Hannover

  • 52.3744
  • 9.7385
  • Indicative rate €800 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 1h
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Location and geographical scope

Hannover, Deutschland
Remote only
Works remotely most of the time



  • Deutsch

    Native or bilingual

  • Englisch

    Native or bilingual

  • Spanisch


  • Französisch



Skills (50)

  • Frameworks
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Languages
  • PHP
    Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • C++
    Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • C#
    Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced

Richard in a few words

- Diplom-Informatiker (FH) mit 20+ Jahren Erfahrung

- Spielentwicklung mit Unity/C#

- Spielentwicklung mit Unreal/Blueprint/C++ (VR)

- Full Stack Entwicklung von Webanwendungen, Backends, CMS in PHP, Java, JS und C#

- Erfahrung in Projektleitung und Agenturgeschäft (DE & UK)

- 10 Jahre Geschäftsführer diverser Softwaredienstleistungsunternehmens mit 4 Mitarbeitern (DE & UK)

- Sprecher an diversen VR Meetups (UK/USA/DE) und Universitäten:
- London College of Communication
- SAE London
- University College London (UCL) Game Quarters London
- PVNet Los Angeles

- Sessional teacher in VR, AR und Unity an der UCA Farnham (UK) / University for the Creative Arts / Computer Game Arts

- Autor des Artikels ’Entwickeln für die Virtuelle Realität in Unity’’ in dem
Business Magazine t3n, Digital Pioneers (S. 170-172)

In English:

- Professional bi-lingual software engineer with extensive working experience of more then 20 years in global organisations and SME's

- Development and technical project management of games and Apps with Unity/Unreal/iOS/Android/Corona and Full Stack solutions

- Working experience with VR, AR, 360 Videos, Games, Agile Scrum methodologies and version control systems such as Unity Collab, GitHub, Bitbucket/Sourcetree and SVN.

- Worked as a Software Engineer in a range of companies, including Penguin Group, Bossa Studios, FOVE, IBM, Ricoh, Continental AG, Orange Labs R&D / France Telecom, Microsoft Ventures Accelerator London

- Guest lecturer for VR & Unity at the SAE Institute London (UK) for game design students & VR at ‘The Games Quarter’, hosted by UCL (University College London) & TIGA for video game start-ups, PVNet Los Angeles

- Sessional teacher for VR, AR, Unity at UCA Farnham (UK) for Game Arts

- Writer of the Article ‘Developing for Virtual Reality in Unity’ in
Business Magazine t3n, Digital Pioneers (170-172)

- Worked on 3 PS VR Titles for PlayStation 4 & 5 in Unity and Unreal



Area 1 GmbH / Area 1 Ltd

Software Publishing

VR / AR / MR Producer  - As a freelancer

August 2016 - Today (5 years and 3 months)

Worked on most VR devices: Oculus (Quest 1/2, DK1,DK2,CV1/Gear VR), HTC Vive, PS VR, Windows Mixed Reality, Cardboard as well AR projects with ARKit, ARCore, Vuforia, Mateio. Also worked on 360 video productions and interaction for Quest 1/2, PS VR, Cardboard and Gear VR.

Area 1 GmbH founded in 2020 in Germany.

Founder, VR / AR Producer

Area 1 Ltd  - As a freelancer

February 2013 - Today (8 years and 9 months)

Area 1 is an independent games studio that produces a range of next generation 3D Virtual Reality (VR) & Augmented Reality (AR) entertainment and educational games. The main focus is to develop truly next generation Games and Apps for platforms like the Oculus Rift/Gear VR, Project Morpheus, FOVE, HTC Vive and mobile VR cases such as Google Cardboard, MergeVR or Dive etc. We also like to share our created game assets with other independent game developers via Asset Stores. We are based in London UK and get never tired of it.

Into Indie Games (Former IND13)

Video Games & Animation

Co-Founder  - As a freelancer

January 2013 - Today (8 years and 10 months)

Co-Founder of IND13 online magazine from indies for indies. IND13 has been created to fill a gap discovered in the magazine and publishing market – a title aimed at people interested in independent games development. Our team of people working in the independent gaming industry came together and created IND13 to fill that gap. Independent gaming is huge across the globe and in the UK, 80% of UK studios are making games for online and mobile. Thousands of independent games are being made each month and millions of people are playing these games. Angry Birds, Temple Run and Plants Vs Zombies all came out of Indie studios. There are plenty more successful independent games to follow with the ever increasing popularity of smart phones and tablets, Ofcom reported that 56% of adults in the UK now own a smart phone and 24% own a tablet.

IT Consultancy

Software Publishing

Freelancer  - As a freelancer

September 2008 - Today (13 years and 2 months)

Mobile application development for iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), Android, Blackberry, Windows, Mobile game development.

GallantCloud Games (Microsoft Ventures Accelerator London)

Co-Founder, CTO & Game Producer  - As a freelancer

London - Microsoft Ventures Accelerator (Sep 2013 - Dec 2013)

September 2013 - Today (8 years and 2 months)

Production management of various early stage game concepts and overseeing the production of the Ether game project. R&D of new technologies such as VR Oculus Rift and Cardboard. Game Design and prototype development of new and innovative game concepts.

Global Empire Soft Ltd

Managing Director

April 2010 - January 2016 (5 years and 9 months)

Development of iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Apps and Games. Check out our free Apps and games: CountDowner Lite for iPhone http://www.globalempiresoft.com/countdowner CountDowner Lite for Android http://www.appbrain.com/app/countdowner-lite/com.countdowner Riffer Lite http://idea-apps.com/riffer-for-iphone Flash Game online: http://www.kongregate.com/games/GlobalEmpireSoft/bungino-brothers

Penguin Books

Mobile App Developer  - As a freelancer

January 2012 - May 2013 (1 year and 4 months)

Corona, iOS and Unity3D Game development.

Intuitive Software Solutions

Production Manager / Lead Developer

May 2010 - April 2012 (1 year and 11 months)

Lead development and project management of a Property Investor App as standalone Windows XP/Vista/7. Based on the latest web technologies. Wordpress and eCommerce Zen Cart customization and integration for the website.

Pyramid Consulting

Program Manager

April 2009 - March 2010 (11 months)

Successful governance of full project life cycle through planning and execution of any type of project/quote for end clients. Successfully managed project budgets, scheduling and communication with offshore teams as well as liaising with clients onshore (Digital Advertising Agencies).

Ricoh Company Ltd.

Functional Analyst

October 2008 - March 2009 (5 months)

• Responsible for functional support and maintenance management of business applications including Oracle Database 9i/10g, Oracle eBusiness Suite 11i, Oracle Application Express (APEX), Siebel R4 • A variety of tools where required for daily business: Toad, IBM Rational ClearQuest and ClearCase, TOPdesk, MS Visio, VB/ASP.Net and Excel VBA for reports

Ricoh Company Ltd.

Application Support / Project Support Specialist

October 2007 - October 2008 (1 year)

• Responsible for technical support of Oracle Database 9i/10g, Oracle eBusiness Suite 11i, Oracle Application Express (APEX), Siebel R4 • A variety of tools where required for daily business: Toad, IBM Rational ClearQuest and ClearCase, TOPdesk, MS Visio and Excel VBA for automated reports

Ricoh Company Ltd.

Oracle Developer

April 2007 - October 2007 (6 months)

Member of 2nd/3rd level support team providing technical support covering Oracle Database 9i/10g, Oracle eBusiness Suite 11i, Toad, PL/SQL Developer

Ricoh Deutschland GmbH

System Engineer  - As a freelancer

April 2005 - March 2007 (1 year and 11 months)

Responsible for development of Client/Server applications in VB.Net/ASP.Net and Java (BlackBerry). Developed additional Bluetooth barcode scanner functionality for BlackBerry devices. Provided end users with training and 1st level support, as well as maintenance after rollout.

Bax Engineering GmbH

System Developer (Freelancer)

February 2005 - July 2005 (5 months)

Responsible for development of Client/Server applications in C# / VB.Net to create trend data in MS Access to visualize charts recorded by Yokogawa data recorder for monitoring long-term trends in industrial production sites.


System Engineer

January 1998 - January 2000 (2 years)

Torsten Lüders - Freiberufler


Ich habe in mehreren Projekte mit Richard zusammengearbeitet und war stets von seiner Fachkompetenz und Eigenständigkeit überzeugt. Daher kann ich ihn uneingeschränkt weiterempfehlen.