Work​
Experience​

Game News Writer
Game Rant

March 2020 - present

Consistently generate daily video game news content for the high traffic Game Rant site. 

 

  • Coordinate with a team of editors & writers to discern stories.

  • Draft & revise content quickly & efficiently.

  • Write informatively & concisely to deliver the most accurate news.

Games Testing Lab Manager
Champlain College

​August 2019 - present

Coordinate with an assistant and an intern to ensure smooth operation of the Champlain Game Studio Games Testing Lab.

 

  • Review quality of developer testing plans & approve accordingly.

  • Coordinate development teams & testers prior to, during, & post games testing.

  • Maintain games testing attendance records & Champlain Game Studio repository.

Research & Development Intern
Rad Magpie

​August 2019 - December 2019

 

Explored different applications of mixed reality technology as a game designer on an interdisciplinary team of interns.

  • Pursued emerging technologies & alternate applications of existing technologies.

  • Collaborated with an interdisciplinary team to develop project proposals & prototype concepts.

  • Prepared & executed formal pitches to stakeholders.

 

 

Waitress & Hostess
Cracker Barrel

November 2016 - March 2017

 

  • Communicated with customers, servers, & kitchen staff to ensure efficiency in operation.

  • Handled customer concerns & complaints amicably.

  • Adapted to sudden problems and situations with ease.

STEM Program Assistant
Rotary Boy Scout Reservation

July 2016

 

Assisted in the direction of a Nuclear Sci​ence program during STEM week of a Boy Scouts of America summer camp. 

  • Coordinated with Program Director to teach, supply materials, & maintain order in class.

  • Created, organized, & maintained documentation for use of superiors.

  • Enforced code of conduct & supervised a classroom of 12-18-year-old adolescents.

Cover Pianist
Freelance

2012 - 2016

 

Performed with cover bands of varying genres ranging from hard rock to alternative pop to jazz at headline shows and for charity. 

  • Exhibited reliability in preparing pieces for rehearsal & attending group practices. 

  • Collaborated with inter-disciplinary teams to create well-polished performances. 

  • Interacted directly with an audience to tailor experiences to them. 

Engines

UNITY

UNREAL

GAMEMAKER

Programming

C#

PYTHON

Exhibits

CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE STAIR NOOK GALLERY

Education
Champlain College
BFA, Creative Media

​August 2017 - present

 

  • GPA of 3.1

  • Dean’s List || Spring 2018

  • Game Design Mentor to first-year students || Fall 2018

  • National Society of Leadership and Success, Member

  • Fall 2019 CCM Dean's Scholarship

RESUME

 
Skills

PHOTOSHOP

ILLUSTRATOR

INDESIGN

PREMIERE PRO

AUDITION

AUTODESK MAYA

SUBSTANCE PAINTER

MICROSOFT SUITE

TWINE

INKLE

SCRUM

UNITY AR

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