Richard "Ricky" Curtice
Dependable, highly motivated graduate with Bachelor of Science in Game Simulation Programming pursuing a challenging position in the Simulation/AR/Software field. Looking for coding/software programming position within the gaming industry that will enable me to display my creativity and innovation skills. Strong points include problem-solving, creativity, a strong work ethic, and teamwork skills. Wish to utilize my education and experience to help create quality products and services. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, great in team environments, detail-oriented and organized, self-motivated and responsible, with strong work ethic and leadership qualities. My goal is to write code that drives amazing 3D / augmented reality user experiences and work in a dynamic environment where trust and friendship among coworkers is paramount.
Platforms and Operating Systems: SysAdmin on MSDOS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, VMWare ESXi, GNU/Linux (Gentoo, Ubuntu, KDE, XFCE4) and experimented with several more.
Applications and Tools: Eclipse, Microsoft Visual Studio, Mercurial, Subversion, CVS, Photoshop, GIMP, Blender, Terragen, Adobe Flash, Audacity, CoolEdit Pro, LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org Writer, Draw, Calc, Presenter, Google Docs, proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher
Computer Graphic & Sound Abilities: Modeling, Texturing, Foley (Sound Effects Creation)
What you really wanted to know now that we're past the keywords list: I am a computer programmer who has concentrated on getting a operational footing in as many computer languages as possible so that I can get into working usefully in any language that's needed to be used. The languages I'm most up to date on depends on what I've been using the most recently.
DeVry University, Elk Grove, CA
GPA: 4.0 - Summa Cum Laude - Dean’s List Honors - Dedication to Excellence Award
|Discrete Mathematics||College Physics||Programming C/C++|
|Game Engine Design and Integration||System Architecture and Assembler||Object Oriented Programming|
|Simulation Design||Project Management||Math for Game Programming|
|Software Engineering for Game Programming||Visual and Design Fundamentals||
Data Structures and
|Logic and Design||Multi-media Programming||Programming Java|
SAM: DATA vs Dr. Mal Ware is a fast-paced hand-eye coordination experience utilizing the “NLS Engine” produced by myself and one other. The game itself is a blast to play, however the concentration I placed on this project wasn’t the game itself, but the development and enhancement of the engine that we created.
Sierra College, Rocklin, CA
GPA: 4.0 - Summa Cum Laude - President’s Honor Roll Honors
Volunteer at Sacramento Central SDA Church, and then Granite Bay SDA church serving under many roles: