“I dream. Sometimes I think that’s the only right thing to do.”

― Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart

Robert is a writer and technology professional, with proficiency in narrative and functional design. In addition to crafting agile user stories and mapping thoughtful user experience, he has been a contributing writer to publications such as 148Apps.com and Short Fiction Break. Robert specializes in science/speculative fiction, literary fiction, and the occasional creative nonfiction essay, with a passion for video game writing. In his spare time, Robert can be found asleep on the couch or playing games with his daughters.

Professional Experience

Highly motivated, creative, and versatile Narrative Designer/Writer with extensive experience in the agile software development of complex yet intuitive user experiences. Adept at working in collaborative teams to conceptualize, build, iterate, and deliver a cohesive and compelling story stack. Seeking a challenging, narrative-focused position where I can actively contribute to bringing story and gameplay together.

Education & Training
  • The Narrative Department: Susan O’Connor’s Game Writing Masterclass, Class of 2023
  • Pixelles Game Writing Program, 2023
  • Master of Computer Science, Pace University
  • Bachelor of Computer Science, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
  • Video Game Writing I, Gotham Writers Workshop (David Kuelz)
  • Fiction Writing I, Gotham Writers Workshop (R. Dean Johnson)
  • Creative Writing 101, Gotham Writers Workshop (Britt Gambino)
  • Storytelling For Games: An Interactive Workshop with Hannah Nicklin, The Guardian Masterclasses
  • Wired For Story: How to Become a Story Genius, CreativeLive (Lisa Cron)
  • Former Editor-in-Chief of FUSION, NYU Polytechnic University
  • Mermaid Award for Outstanding Written Achievement, NYU Polytechnic University
  • Member of IGDA, NYC Chapter, SIG Game Writing
  • Certified Agile Professional Scrum Master, Scrum.org
  • Certified Agile Professional Scrum Product Owner, Scrum.org