Kurtis Knodel
Software Developer

About Me

I am a skilled and self-taught software developer who has been programming since the age of 11. Throughout this time, I heave learned a lot about the field, and briefly studied at UBC Okanagan. I have a passion for making video games and low-level tech.

For more information, please check out my projects or my blog.

Employment History

Sad Panda Studios

Feb 2023 - Present
  • Game Programmer (Unity/C#)
  • Spearheaded technical development of multiple DLCs and new IP
  • Maintained codebase for one of the company's largest games
  • Implemented games storefront APIs


Jan 2022 - Dec 2022
  • Backend PHP development
  • Frontend development with React
  • Independently produced internal software & tooling
  • Data conversions


Sept 2019 - Jan 2022
  • Worked with clients to decide on and produce desired product
  • Managed time for freelancing work while going to school
  • Networked with clients to expand potential clientele
  • Used a variety of technologies to get the job done


Computer Science (No Degree)

Sept 2020 - Jan 2022

I briefly studied at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan), but dropped out before obtaining my degree due to a lack of funding.



Kelowna, BC, Canada




[email protected]


(778) 581-2740


Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Work Ethic
  • Time Management

Technical Skills

  • Software Development ()
  • Game Development ()
  • Computer Networking ()
  • Git ()
  • Fullstack Application Development ()
  • System Administration ()
  • Data Conversion ()
  • SQL Optimization ()
  • Credit Card Processing/Payment Integration ()
  • Data Analytics ()
  • Mobile App Development (Flutter, )