Mario Carballo Zama

I'm a developer and game designer from Mexico who has worked on various projects, including Kleptocats for iOS and Android, accumulating over 5M downloads. In 2017 I was part of the prestigious game incubator Stugan on Sweden, working on my own exciting new IP.

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HyperBeard Games (2014 - 2017)

HyperBeard games started as a two person company in Mexico City, I was the third member to join the team, and we took it from a garage studio to one of the most successful game studios in Mexico, working on titles with over 5M downloads. I was involved as a game programmer and Game Designer for all the following projects.

All projects were developed in Unity except for the first two games which were made using Corona SDK.

Detrás del Pixel (2017 - present)

I'm the producer and host of a podcast about the Game development scene told by Spanish speaking people, currently 9 episodes have been released, where I talk with people from all the different parts that involves Game Development and what happens behind it.

Contract work (2012 - present)

I have worked as a full stack web developer and sysadmin on different contract and personal projects, some listed below.


  • B.A. in Digital Animation at Universidad Panamericana.
  • Spanish: Native speaker.
  • Minor in Project Administration at Universidad Panamericana.
  • English: Advanced.

Video game development skills

  • Unity C#
  • Phaser.js
  • Corona SDK Lua
  • Cocos 2DX C++