Curriculum Vitae

Current Experience:

  • Camden County College Blackwood, NJ 9/2003 to present
    • Adjunct Professor/Instructor
      • Instructor in Game Design & Development: levels 1, 2 ,3 & 4
        • Computer Graphics department A.A.S. in game Design & Development offered
      • Instructor Comic Book Design elective
      • Instructor Portfolio Design
      • Club Advisor for student group/web community: Game Design Guild
  • Island Officials LLC Woodbury, NJ                                                        1/2006 to present
    • CEO
      • Startup/Independent video and analog game based Software Company producing Web based and console /handheld based video games and analog games and entertainment/business software, apps and websites.
      • See released projects listed below for details
      • Certified Nintendo Developer, Sony, Apple, Windows Mobile & Android Developer
      • Library of more than 30 apps (entertainment and business)
      • Multiple, congruent teams (24 supervised professionals) working on various projects (2-5)
      • Retail division developed with table top gaming-See Tiki Tiki Board Games
      • Expanded web development team to create a multitude of web sites for businesses
      • http://www.islandofficials.com
  • Tiki Tiki Board Games Woodbury, NJ                                       1/2012 to present
    • Co-Owner/Proprietor
      • 3500SF Retail Space specializing in new and used board and card games & skill toys
      • Grown from only 100sf business in 4 years
      • Hosting birthday parties and events 7 nights a week
  • South Jersey GeekFest Woodbury Heights, NJ                                                4/2014 to present
    • Organizer/Founder
      • One day festival held biannually in 8000SF community center based on hobby interests: comics, games, music, art, food.
      • Over 12000 attendees in just 3 years over 6 shows
      • Coordinated 100+ vendors, artists, guests for inside and outside entertainment

Previous Experience:

  • Vencore King of Prussia, PA                                        7/2008 to 8/2016
    • Software Engineer  II
    • Granted access to Sensitive Compartmented Information by the U.S. Government based on the successful completion of a Single Scope Background Investigation.
      • Classified Help desk for two network groups supporting more than 9000 users
      • SharePoint collaboration team lead for enterprise
      • Continual multimedia support for Enterprise
      • Wrote Virtual Environment market study for Marketing & Advanced Programs
      • Tech Lead on building knowledge transfer and collaboration system using game technology
      • Video production team lead-formed HyperMedia group
      • WordPress/SharePoint development lead for internal website architecture through CIO
      • Internal Research and Development participation
      • Support to Advanced Technology Office
      • Support to multiple business areas including CIO, Communications, Human Capital and more
      • Game Theory & Game Development knowledge for development tools within enterprise
      • SPOT Award October 2013
      • SPOT award October 2012
      • Team Special Recognition Award December 2011
      • Company divested from Lockheed in Nov 2010
    • Vencore/The Si Organization/Lockheed Martin King of Prussia, PA                                    7/2008 to 11/2010
      • Software Engineer
        • Granted access to Sensitive Compartmented Information by the U.S. Government based on the successful completion of a Single Scope Background Investigation.
      • SRA Award 11/2010 for contributions to CTO/CIO transition activities.
      • EIG Systems Engineering/Systems Integration Foundations training 10/2010
      • SE/UX Team member for OASIS SE Team within 7M
      • Worked autonomously with SE/UX team with specified projects within a program
      • Assisted Serious Games IRaD in 2009-2010-Research, planning & development
      • Assisted Immersive IRaD in 2010-Research
      • Game Theory & Game Development knowledge for development tools within enterprise
  • Gamecrazy (Hollywood Video) West Deptford, NJ                                          2/2003 to 7/2008
    • Store Director/District Manager in training
      • Ran full operations of a high revenue store video game specialty retailer
      • Full scope of responsibilities including HR, OPS, Inventory, Receiving, Communications, Product placement and sales
      • Top in Region over past 5 years 2003/2004/2005/2006 Best in Company/Region 2006-07
  • Toys R Us Multi-Locations, NJ                                                         11/2001 to 2/2003
    • Guest Service Manager
      • Responsible for all OPS, HR , POS, Signage & maintenance in locations
  • Funcoland/Gamestop Multi-Locations, NJ & DE                                               1998 to 11/2001
    • Store Manager
      • Responsible for all daily OPS, HR, Product & Inventory process and training
    • Retail management Experience Multiple Locations NJ & DE          1991 to 2008
      • All levels store management to DMIT/Area Manager
        • Responsible for all daily OPS, HR, Product & Inventory process and training

Education:

  • Wilmington University                 Sewell, NJ
    • Bachelors of Science Degree in Multi Media Design AUG 2016
    • Mixture of Business, Communications and Multi Media Design classes
  • Gloucester County College                                                                                 Sewell, NJ
    • Associates of Science Liberal Studies DEC 2013
    • Multi media/Art studies with shift to Liberal Arts for more credits
  • Art Institute of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA                                               1998-2000
    • Partial Credits for BA in Computer Animation/Traditional Art
    • Credits obtained-skills in Creative Suite and Fine Arts (Non transferable credits)
      • GPA 3.2

Published/Current projects:

  • Hands On! Tangrams Nintendo DS                      Published 11/2009
  • LangGuini Table Top                                               Published 2011
  • Apple Apps                 iPhone/iPad/iPod              Sept 2012 to present
  • Hands On! Tangrams 3DS eShop                         Re-Published 11/2013
  • Orion’s Odyssey                              3DS eShop      Published Dec- 2013
  • Frantic Frog iOS/Android                                      Published Mar 2013
  • The A Game                 PC/iOS/Android/Web     Published Apr 2013
  • Pixel Lincoln TDBG Table Top                              Published June 2013
  • Pixel Lincoln TDBG Exp 1 Table Top                   Published Feb 2014
  • Orion’s Labyrinth iOS/Android                            Published Mar 2014
  • Queen of Space iOS/Android                                Published Apr 2014
  • Super Obnoxious Ball iOS/Android                    Published May 2014
  • Chicken Flingers iOS/Android                             Published July 2014
  • Fast Flip iOS/Android                                           Published Oct 2014
  • Letter Luau iOS/Android                                      Published Dec 2014
  • Famous Missions Table Top                                 Published Dec 2014
  • You’ve Been Sentenced iOS/Android                 Published Dec 2014
  • Pig Pen Table Top                                                  Published Apr 2015
  • Queen of Space-Coronation WiiU                      In Development
  • Splatter Table Top                                                 In Development
  • RPG Arcade iOS/Android                                    In Development

 

Other Pursuits and Affiliations:

IGDA-NJ Chapter                                                                             Member                                              2006-present
The FAF Coalition                                                                             Member                                              2013-15
Game Design Guild of CCC                                                           Advisor                                                 2007-15
Main Street Woodbury Initiative                                               Trustee -Resigned                            2011-14
Woodbury Heights Community Center                                  Member/Chair                                  2012-15
Great Woodbury Chamber of Commerce                             Member                                              2013-present
Anime Club of CCC                                                                          Advisor                                                 2013-15
Founder Woodbury High Ecology Club                                    Founder                                               1992

Skills:

 

  • Unity 3D
  • Apple SDK
  • Nintendo SDK
  • Project software
  • Web Development
  • GUI Design
  • User eXperience
  • Camtasia
  • Game Development
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Word
  • Excel
  • Power Point
  • WordPress
  • SharePoint
  • Audio Production
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Fine Arts
  • Public Speaking
  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Quality Assurance
  • Talent Assessment
  • Staffing/Recruiting
  • Proposal Dev
  • Risk Management
  • Event Planning