Hey there, my name is

Joey Paniello.

I build games and apps.

I'm a software engineer based in Saint Louis, MO specializing in Unity. I develop games, mobile apps and tools.

About Me

Hello! I'm Joey, a software engineer based in Saint Louis, MO who loves creating interactive media. I develop games (PC/Mobile/Console), mobile apps (iOS/Android) and tools that make your life easier.

I started my programming journey when I was 15, and found that I have a passion for software development. I'm entirely self-taught and proud of it; one of my strongest skills is being able to adapt, and learn new tricks to tackle any project that comes my way.

Here are just a few things I work with:

  • C#
  • Unity
  • Xamarin
  • Python
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Android (Native)
  • iOS (Native)
  • PHP / JavaScript
  • HTML / CSS
  • SlimJS
  • WordPress
  • MySQL / SQLite
  • Git

Job Experience

Lead/Senior Software Engineer @ Rampant Interactive

May 2012 - Present

At Rampant Interactive, we create interactive media and custom applications to solve unique needs for our clients.

What I do there:

  • Coordinate with my team to plan applications, timeline, and what technology to use.
  • Design application architecture.
  • Write clean, performant, fault-tolerant, multi-platform code.
  • Maintain and expand upon applications as our client’s needs grow, and change.
  • Publish and patch apps on their required markets (Android, iOS, Kindle).

Lead/Senior Software Engineer @ Happy Badger Studio

May 2012 - Present

At Happy Badger Studio we create games that have bite.

What I do there:

  • Rapidly create prototypes and iterate on ideas to find the fun
  • Design and develop game architecture.
  • Write gameplay, network, and UI code.
  • Port games to consoles/devices and implement platform specific features and checks.
  • Publish, and update games on multiple platforms. (Steam, PS4, Switch, Android, iOS)

Other Projects

Mold Reporter

A tool used to generate PDF reports for a house inspection company.

  • Unity C#
The Post Upload

A tool used for uploading documents to a company dropbox for managers and franchisees.

  • Xamarin Forms
  • C#
Charged Security

An app that will sound an alarm when your device is unplugged. Created for mobile devices being used as consoles at events.

  • Xcode
  • Objective-C
SLSC – Processing

STL Science Center commissioned game for their "GROW" event. One of 4 games about the process of getting food to your plate.

  • Unity C#
Cat Communicator

A cute soundboard that plays a variety of cat sounds!

  • XCode
  • Objective-C
Word Addiction

A word game that takes scrabble to the next level.

  • Unity C#


Get In Touch

Although I'm not currently looking for freelance opportunities, my inbox is always open. Whether for a potential project or just to say hi, I'll try my best to answer your email!

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