Simone Vitale was born in Sicily, Italy, at the foot of the Mount Etna volcano. Since he was 16 his thirst for knowledge in IT and technologies motivated him to acquire technical skills and get involved in interesting projects, especially regarding embedded systems and video games. He graduated with a degree in Computer Science in 2011 with an academic profile oriented towards computer graphics and vision, UI and multimedia.
In 2011, Simone started to collaborate with a non profit student organization, arranging and attending many cultural exchange programs in all of Europe. These activities got him interested in travel, increasing his desire to discover the world, grasp opportunities and have new experiences. In 2012 he left his country looking for a creative role in an exciting company and chose to move to England.
Simone currently works as a Software Development Engineer for Red Touch Media in the vibrant Liverpool office. He claims that he feels like “Mr Windows,” developing apps exclusively for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.
“The ability to work everywhere at any time and in all the conditions.”
“‘With great power comes great responsibility. This is my gift, my curse…’ from Spider Man.”
“My Favourite Game by The Cardigans.”