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Education

Aug 2011May 2015

B.A. of Computer Science, B.A. of Cognitive Science

University of California, Berkeley

Undergradute Coursework involved specialization in: Game Design & Development, Software Engineering, Databases, Algorithms, Computer Security, Computer Graphics, and Artificial Intelligence. 

Projects

May 2015Present

The Twelve Month Odyssey

Lead Programmer and Designer

Creator of The Twelve Month Odyssey, a ritualistic meditation game played over the course of one year. Leads a team of three, which includes an artist and musician. Currently in pre-alpha. 

Website can be found at: http://thetwelvemonthodyssey.com/

Sep 2014Dec 2014

MeetMyClassmates

Software Developer
Sep 2013Apr 2014

Berkeley Center for New Media

Lead Designer - Turing Test Tournament

Headed redesign of the Turing Test Tournament game from v1.0 to beta v2.0. Reworked fundamental systems of the game as well as a visual overhaul of the website. During production, generated mock-ups, rewrote internal documents and game tutorials and headed marketing, which included running a Hackathon. 

Work experience

Apr 2015Nov 2015

RADD3/MogoTXT

Assistant Director - Business Development

Worked on various business and operations-related tasks, which included creating pitch decks for publishers and potential business partners, creating and managing marketing materials for a football training application, and writing market analyses for mobile sports games and VR games. Also designed and scripted a VR football experience featuring a Monday Night Football football commentator and worked QA for an underwater VR experience contracted for a major toy company. 

Sep 2012May 2015

The Daily Californian

Senior Arts & Entertainment Writer

Writer for UC Berkeley’s main student newspaper, The Daily Californian. Work includes coverage of video games, film and music for publication online and in the paper.  Work is found online at: http://www.dailycal.org/author/asiriwatt/

Feb 2013May 2015

Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley 

Haas Media Services Attendant 

Facilitator in customer service for providing AV equipment to Haas MBA students and Haas faculty and staff.

Sep 2014May 2015

SUPERB - Games Division 

Staff Member 

Member of UC Berkeley's student-run entertainment and recreation organization SUPERB, specifically part of the Games Division. Organizes and helps run University-sponsored events such as trivia nights, video game tournaments and poker tournaments.

Skills

Proficient: Java; Python; Rails; C#; Javascript; SQL(with Postgres); git
Familiar: HTML/CSS; Scala; C; C++
IDEs/Platforms: Unity, Sublime Text, Eclipse, Twine. Some experience with UE 4 (w/ Blueprints). 

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