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Education

20042005

The University of Lethbridge

Attended the University of Lethbridge for 1 year immediately out of high school and studied for a Bachelor of Science majoring in Neuroscience. I made the Dean's Honour list in the Spring of 2005.

Work experience

Apr 2008Present

Supervisor/Server

Mocha Cabana, Lethbridge
Supervising other staff and delegating tasks, managing customer relations, opening and closing restaurant with set of keys and alarm code, approving discounts on bills when appropriate, placing server cashouts securely in the office for owner review.
May 2011Apr 2012

Associate Software Engineer

Electronic Arts

Co-op Software Engineer for EA Techworks Audio. Worked on developing an internal tool for the audio teams to use when creating the audio events in game. Interacted with clients to determine their needs and listened to feedback from prototype demonstrations and testing cycles to fix bugs and implement desired features and functionality in tools.

May 2010Jun 2010

Practicum Student

Hazardous Studios

Worked on developing a terrain generator program using C# and Microsoft XNA Game Studio.

Oct 2009Apr 2010

Project Manager

Southland Trailers

Student project manager of a team of students working to design and develop an inventory management system for Southland Trailers. Reporting to Nathan Sailer, the IT manager for Southland Trailers.

May 2005Apr 2008

Key Holder

HMV Canada, Lethbridge
Customer service, store organization and aesthetics. Problem solving when setting up displays and promotions in very limited space. Communicating with customer and listening to discover what they may be looking for, even if they do not themselves know. Working cooperatively with coworkers to play to each others strengths and areas of expertise.
Nov 2005Aug 2007

Shop Assistant

Magnet Signs, Lethbridge
Designing signage for clients with required messages, building signs as designed, delivering signage to client locations. Managed the business while owner was away on honeymoon.

Skills

C#
Object Oriented Programming
Customer Service / Customer Relations
I have worked various job positions over my life, and from each experience I have learned new things about dealing with customers of all types.
Aesthetics
I have a semester's worth of formal education on multimedia and design, and have always been interested in art and aesthetic design.
Apache
PHP
HTML
SQL
Java
C++
C

References

Terry Allred

Terry was my instructor for Games Programming at Lethbridge college and managed student access to special licensed software on and off campus.

Daryle Niedermayer

Daryle was my instructor for IT Integration as well as our System Analysis and Design course which spanned two semesters.

Barry Robinson

Barry was my instructor at Lethbridge College for such courses as Object Oriented Programming, Operating Systems, C++ and E-commerce.

Karen Ohno

Karen is one of the co-owners of Mocha Cabana restaurant.

Marty Boogaart

Marty instructed me in several subjects at Lethbridge College, including Algorithms and Data structures, Networking and HTML.

Certifications

May 2009Present

ProServe

Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission

Work Samples

Summary

Motivated and eager to learn college graduate looking to work in software application/development and further develop my skills.

Objective

I am looking to put the skills learned through my Computer Science Degree to work in the IT and computer software industries, especially in games development and design.

Interest

I love music, video games, Tabletop games and RPGs, philosophy, technology, and just socializing with friends.

Awards

ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest Honourable Mention

Lethbridge College Honours

Fall 2008 - Winter 2010

Young, Parkyn, McNab LLP Scholarship

Awarded for academic excellence

Computer Information Technology Excellence Award

Centre for Applied Management Award

For professional positive attitude

IBO Certificate in English Language Arts

Highlights

  • Achieved Honors every semester of diploma program in Computer Information Technology.
  • Extensive experience working in team environments to accomplish tasks.
  • Reliable and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Dedicated to creating a superior quality product from work.
  • Strong French Language skills.