Interests

Video Game Development

  • Concept art
  • 3D modeling
  • Storyboarding
  • Scriptwriting
  • Player interaction design

Video Game Playing

  • Over seven years in World of Warcraft, including hardcore raiding
  • Over 200 hours logged in DOTA2
  • eSports competitions and barcraft

General

  • Cooking: Casually trained by professional chef
  • Baking: I make killer cinnamon buns.
  • Reading
  • Volunteering at animal shelters for homeless and abused dogs

Objective

To apply my skills and knowledge in game marketing, translation, and script writing to the game community, to learn new skills as I work, and to perfect the ones I already have.

Ideally I would love to end my career as the head script writer for a large scale MMO or RPG so I, too, can craft worlds for players to get lost in.

Skills

Skills

Final Draft

Extensive knowledge of Final Draft for screenwriting, scene setting, and character dialogue and interaction Applicable in film and video game formats

Autodesk Maya

Vast knowledge in 3D modeling, rendering, and animation in Maya Experience animating short movies of up to 10 minutes in length

HTML5/CSS4

Profficient in HTML5 and CSS4 for the purpose of webpage design and development Designed webpage for AZUBU Interactive

Adobe Illustrator

Profficient at making vector images in Adobe Illustrator for high quality webpage based images and concept art.

Adobe Photoshop

Advanced art and editing skills using Adobe Photoshop Knowledge of using tablets such as Wacom alongside Photoshop

Microsoft Office Suite

Profficient at Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and FrontPage Knowledge of making spreadsheets in Excel

Spanish Language

Studied for six years in Middle School and High School Received perfect marks Received a perfect score on the New York State language assessment exam

German Language

Profficient in written and spoken German Two years of formal training (One year at SUNY Stony Brook with a GPA of 4.0 and one year at the Volkshochschule in Berlin) Translation experience

English Language

Native level American English language Stellar grammar and spelling

Work History

Work History
Nov 2012 - Present

Intern in Online Marketing and Business Development

AZUBU Interactive GmbH

Duties

  • Webpage text editing and web content creation
  • Website design including graphic design and HTML/CSS design
  • Business development research and outreach to companies in the eSports world
  • Business marketing and developing strategic plans for future revenue growth and brand name expansion
  • German - English translation for business presentations, mass e-mailing, and website publication
  • eSports event planning and marketing

Knowledge Gained

  • A deep understanding in how the world of eSports, video game publication, and online marketing work in a global market environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML and CSS in web development and implementation.
  • Knowledge in the areas of marketing Free-to-Play games, eSports events, and business brand name development.
Dec 2009 - Jan 2010

Tax Receiver Intern

Town of Riverhead

Duties

  • Receive, open, and input property tax payments to computer DOS system
  • Handle over $500,000 in tax payments on a daily basis
  • Input and handle payments for town water system
  • Transport property tax payments to the bank for deposit

Education

Education
Feb 2011 - Present

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Full Sail University

Distance learning for a degree in Creative Writing for Entertainment with the focus on video game scriptwriting and narration.

Aug 2009 - Feb 2011

N/A

SUNY Stony Brook University
  • Studied with a focus in German Language and English Literature and minors in Middle Eastern Studies and Anthropology.
  • Was a member of the Stony Brook Game Design Club for entire duration of study.
  • Actively participated in video game design classes and clubs.
  • Was a member of the SUNY Stony Brook Scholars. Was in the top percentile of incoming freshman and maintained satisfactory GPA of 3.0 or higher to retain membership.
  • Designed three video games during this time
  • Transferred to Full Sail University