Grant Pedersen

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

Plumber's Helper

Pedersen Plumbing Inc.

Participated in the daily workings and responsibilities of a family-run business from the ground up. Worked weekends and summers assisting in water-heater replacements, and learning customer service.

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - Present

Game Design and Development

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Aug 2009 - May 2010

WarrenTech

Technical school that provides technical experience in different technical fields

Aug 2006 - May 2010

Hgih School Diploma

Standley Lake High School

Skills

Skills

German Language

Attended 3 years of German class at Standley Lake High School.  Participated in the one month German-American Student Exchange at Standley Lake High School

Unity 3D Game Engine

Developed independent games using the Unity 3D IDE

Adobe Flash

Autodesk 3ds Max

Actionscript 3.0

Developed Flash games during my time at WarrenTech

SQL

Developed and created SQL databases and tables through SQL scripts.

XML

XML database for Data Structures in C# and for SQL servers.  Used XML in Unity 3D.

HTML

Java

Designed applications with Java and the use of API.

C#

Data Structures in C#, with partial use of XNA

C++ Data Structure

Data Structures through the use of C++.  I am well versed in C++

Objective

To pursue a career in game and simulation programming

Summary

During my senior year of high school, I decided to partake in the opportunity in advancing my computer programming skills through WarrenTech.  At the end of my senior year, I graduated from Standley Lake High School and WarrenTech.  I am currently a student at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS).  I am currently studying Game Design and Development.  Recently, I finished the following programming classes: C# Data Structures, Principles of Computer Science, Computer Science I: C++, and Intro Programming into Game Development.

Interest

I have an interest in web development, game development, developing web application using API programming.  I have a great interest in programming in simulation and games. I have a desire to learn more on data structures and memory management in C++ and debugging through Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.  I wish to participate in an indie game development team.

Certifications

Certifications
Feb 2010 - Present

WarrenTech P*R*I*D*E

WarrenTech
Aug 2006 - May 2010

Certificate of Graduating Standley Lake High School

Standley Lake High School
Oct 2009 - Apr 2010

National Technical Honor Society of WarrenTech

WarrenTech
Feb 2010 - Mar 2010

Certificate of Participation SkillsUSA competition, Technical Math, 2010

WarrenTech