Matthew Polky

Matthew Polky

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

Bachelor of Arts

DePauw University

DePauw University is a private, national liberal arts college. To learn more please visit the DePauw website.

Awards and Honors

Member of the honors Information Technology Associate Program (ITAP) which provides students with hands-on technology experience through on-campus seminars and internships.

Dean’s List: Two semesters

Work History

Work History

HCI Project

Designed and implemented a flashcard name recognition system using a user-centered design process. The system presents the user with a simple, professional user experience which limits cognitive overload while still providing high visibility of the system. Conducted usability tests. Presented design decisions orally and in writing.

Technology Skills

Languages

Comfortable with:

  • Visual Basic
  • Java
  • C++

Familiar with:

  • Scala
  • Python

Development Tools and Environments

  • Visual Studio
  • Eclipse
  • BlueJ

Operating Systems

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Mac OS

Application Programs

  • Dreamweaver, Photoshop

Courses Completed and in Progress

Computer Science I, Computer Science II, Computer Systems, Software Development, Foundations of Computation, Human Computer Interaction, Web Programming & Cybersecurity, Graphics, Database & File Systems.

Aug 2009 - Present

Help Desk Intern

ITAP

Initial point of contact for students, faculty, staff, and other DePauw community members.

Provide basic troubleshooting and user support for hardware, software, and network problems via telecommunication or in person 

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Video Production Intern

DePauw University

Designed and created social media pages to promote security and data protection.

Directed and edited viral videos to promote DePauw’s change to GoogleApps.