Bryan Bamford

Bryan Bamford

Co-founder and Design Director at Brinkbit - Apps & Games

Location
Baltimore, Maryland Area
Industry
Internet

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Bryan Bamford's Overview

Current
Past
  • Owner at Freelance Design and Development
  • Video Conferencing Engineer at Polycom
Education
  • MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art)
  • Harford Community College
Connections

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Websites

Bryan Bamford's Summary

Technology, design, games, and new ventures are my passions. I have a BFA in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and I currently manage and act as Design Director at Brinkbit, a small game studio in Baltimore, MD.

Independently and with great teams, I've successfully published dozens of apps and games now to the Apple and Google App Stores that have had millions of downloads worldwide.

I've been working in the mobile app/game industry for the past 5 years and in web for about 8. I have experience designing as well as developing mobile apps and games in every stage of the process from idea to implementation. In addition, I've played key management and marketing roles responsible for company vision, budgeting, branding, to designing creative monetization strategies leveraging a number of mobile ad and currency partners.

Bryan Bamford's Experience

Co-founder

Brinkbit

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Computer Software industry

July 2010Present (4 years 3 months) Baltimore, MD

We do Web, Design, Development, Apps and Games in Baltimore, MD. We're a small but experienced team that's published over a dozen apps/games to the Apple App Store and Google Play app store.

We're always working on a number of In-house products, and we're also currently accepting client work as well.

Shoot us an email so we can setup a free proposal for your website/app/game.

Owner

Freelance Design and Development

June 2006July 2010 (4 years 2 months) Baltimore MD

Freelance design and development for the web and mobile apps and games.

Video Conferencing Engineer

Polycom

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; PLCM; Telecommunications industry

August 2008August 2009 (1 year 1 month)

Bryan Bamford's Courses

  • BFA, Graphic Design, Interaction Design

    MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art)

    • Graphic Design 1,2,3,4 (GD 200, 220, 300, 320)
    • Typography 1,2,3 (GD 201, 221, 321)
    • Game / Play : Game Design (IDA 225)
    • Game / Play : Digital Game Design (IDA 305)
    • Experimental Games Design (IDA 315)
    • Interface Design Workshop (GD 345)
    • Flexible Design Studio (GD 301)
    • Advanced Design 1,2

Bryan Bamford's Skills & Expertise

  1. Graphic Design
  2. Interaction Design
  3. Game Design
  4. Web Design
  5. Typography
  6. iPhone Application Development
  7. Android Development
  8. Project Management
  9. Project Planning
  10. Illustrator
  11. Branding & Identity
  12. Social Media
  13. Mobile Applications
  14. Flash
  15. Android
  16. ActionScript
  17. JavaScript
  18. HTML
  19. Photoshop
  20. Facebook
  21. Flex
  22. PHP
  23. InDesign
  24. After Effects
  25. Java
  26. MySQL
  27. flixel
  28. starling
  29. adobe AIR
  30. WordPress
  31. Mobile Devices
  32. CSS
  33. Mobile Advertising

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Bryan Bamford's Projects

  • Playing Favorites: A word TCG

    • October 2013 to Present

    Collect and craft funny phrases in the brand new word trading card game, Playing Favorites.
    Play with up to 10 friends across the table or across the globe. Be everyone's favorite. On Android and iOS

  • Brinkbit - Website & Blog

    • September 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Bryan Bamford

    Designed and developed a new and improved Brinkbit site! It's been rebuilt from the ground up to simply explain who we are, what we do, how to keep up and get in touch with us.

  • SlideBeats - Android/iOS Game

    • March 2013 to Present
    Team Members: Bryan Bamford

    SlideBeats is a game I designed, developed, and published from idea to product for Android/iPhone/iPad.

    SlideBeats is a fun, new, creative, and challenging two player music memory game you can play anywhere with your friends!

    Challenge each other’s memory by recording and sending beats back and fourth! Each player has 3 lives and a number of items they can use to help keep them in the game, switch up the style or add different sound effects to their beats.

  • CeeBee - Android/iOS App/website

    • June 2012 to July 2012
    Team Members: Bryan Bamford, Chris Heilman

    CeeBee is an Android and iOS app I designed and developed from idea to product.

    CeeBee combines a walkie talkie, cb radio, and the Internet to create a unique social experience.

    • Spark up conversation in public channels
    • Make your own private channels
    • Discover channels around the world
    • Search for local channels in your neighborhood
    • Sign in with Facebook to see who’s online

    CeeBee is the second official project I launched with my startup SpaceBar.

  • Cavern - Web game/website

    • May 2012 to June 2012
    Team Members: Bryan Bamford, Anthony Villaflores

    Cavern is a 2 player web game I designed and developed.

    In cavern, you play as two deep sea explorers stuck miles below the surface. You’ll have to use every weapon and tool in your arsenal to make it out alive. Navigate deep, never explored underwater caverns. Uncover lost relics and fight strange underwater enemies.

    I got to work with a great illustrator on the project and I lead the design and development.

    Designed and developed as a project for my Experimental games class at MICA.

  • Party Time - Android/iOS App

    • March 2012 to June 2012
    Team Members: Bryan Bamford, Chris Heilman

    Party Time is an Android and iOS app I designed and developed from idea to product.

    Party Time aims to be the worlds best crowd sourced party games and cocktail recipes database in your pocket. It’s everything you could possibly need on hand to have a legendary night of partying. I designed and developed every aspect of Party Time.

    Party Time is the first product I launched at Brinkbit

  • Our Solar System - Android app/ebook/website

    • December 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Bryan Bamford

    Our Solar System is an Android app/ebook I wrote, designed and developed from idea to product.

    Our Solar System is a short, interactive, educational science book for kids that takes them from Earth to all the other planets in the solar system!

    • It teaches fun facts about every planet!
    • Blast through the asteroid belt with the laser beam game!
    • Teaches how to remember the solar system in a recap and tests their memory!
    • A short, fun, and educational storybook-like experience!

    Our Solar System began as a project for my Advanced Design 1 class at MICA and finished as a product I published with SpaceBar.

  • BryBam.com - Personal portfolio/Blog/Website

    • July 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Bryan Bamford

    My portfolio website and blog. This is an ongoing project it I update whenever I finished a new project.

Bryan Bamford's Education

MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art)

BFA, Graphic Design, Interaction Design

20102013

Harford Community College

AA, Visual Communications

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