Résumé

Skills

Agile/Scrum      C#   –   C++     Gamemaker/GML     Git/Github     HTML/CSS   –   Java   –   Javascript   –   Perforce   –   Unity   –   Windows/Linux CLI

Projects

Pact – Programmer – Ongoing

  • Collaborate with four peers to create a Metroidvania-style action-platformer where the player is a magic using gunslinger out to reclaim his soul. The player combines elemental magic and different guns to overcome obstacles.
  • Develop nearly all the game’s code, excepting several animations. Implementations include movement and collision, gun mechanics, elemental powers, enemy AI, and UI code.

Winter Wars – Programmer

  • Assembled a competitive party game of rapid snowball slinging combat with two peers. It involves two to four people playing child geniuses using homemade snowball launchers to overwhelm the other players.
  • Programmed all the games functions including movement, snowball shooting, power-ups, defenses, and the UI code as well as implementing the art, animations, and sound.

Work Experience

MassDiGI – Worcester, MA
Live Studio Intern
August 2017 – December 2017

  • Expanded on a game with an existing code base by adding new mechanics and features.
  • Organized tasks with the Kanban development process.
  • Participated in and assisted a six-developer team.

Liberty Mutual Insurance – Dover, NH
Document Management Intern
May 2017 – August 2017

  • Collaborated with the document management team.
  • Assisted the transition to a new platform.
  • Hardened code deployment.
  • Automated security certificate creation in Java.

Becker College
Teaching Assistant
January 2015 – December 2016

  • Coached students with questions on the material and their assignments.
  • Clarified Programming 1 and Game Production and Management course material.

Becker College
Student Orientation Leader
June 2015 & 2016

  • Guided multiple groups of incoming students through team building exercises.
  • Lectured them in information sessions and campus tours.
  • Promoted the school and acquainted the students with the campus and college life.

Education

Becker College, Worcester MA
Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Media, – Summa Cum Laude
Concentration: Game Development and Programming
Minor: Computer Information Systems
August 2014 – December 2017
Alpha Chi Honor Society Member
Becker College John Hancock Scholar, 4-year merit award

Community Service

  • 2013 and 2014 – week long mission trips to Juarez, Mexico to build houses for needy families in partnership with Casas por Cristo, an El Paso based ministry.
  • 2010 & 2011 – 100 hours of community service for Portsmouth Christian Academy to developing periodical resources.

Clubs & Activities

  • Becker, Independent Game Developers Association (IGDA) Club
  • Becker, HackerRank Coder Club
  • Becker Blue Crew – faculty nominated leadership development program