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Michael T. | Elance
 
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Michael T.

Software Engineer (Generalist)
   Canada
  |   Pointe-Claire, Quebec
  |  8:50 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

Software engineer with a development background consisting of 12 years experience delivering software products focused on video games, simulation, and desktop applications.

Possesses a distinct combination of technical knowledge, leadership, and people skills supplemented by a career-long track record thriving in fast-paced and ambiguous production situations. In addition, has an established reputation for being practical, highly adaptable, working effectively in teams, and having fierce dedication to client projects.

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Portfolio

Programmed certification compliance for Sony and miscellaneous game play elements....
http://www.gamespot.com/iron-man/
Programmed physics for combat system, integrated with character animations, character...
http://www.gamespot.com/power-rangers-super-legends/platform/ps2/
Programmed ranking and scoring system, menus, HUD, certification compliance for Sony...
http://www.gamespot.com/happy-feet/
Programmed feature additions and game porting on a multitude of different feature...
Programmed feature additions and game porting on a multitude of different feature...
http://www.gamespot.com/derek-jeter-pro-baseball-2005/

Skills (4)

Tested
C
C++
Game Programming
Application Programming

Service Description

Offers the following game engineering services:
- Game programming
- Game software architecture development and low-level design
- Team leadership and organization
- Technology evaluation
- Pipeline design and implementation

All of my clients can expect adherence to the following work ethic:
- Work is 100% guaranteed or your money back
- Honest assessment of your needs and meaningful estimates
- Clear, concise, and open communication
- Utmost professionalism and care when dealing with issues of any nature
- Proactively seek out, and take advantage of, opportunities to deliver the most long term value and improve the bottom line

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Employment

Howling Moon Games
Lead Game Programmer
2012 - 2012
Working alongside the producer and game designer, defined project goals and tasks, designed and implemented development pipeline from source control through asset management, and created the build...
CAE
Integration Specialist
2010 - 2012
Defined technical project requirements, performed system analysis and interfacing, and coordinated development teams for the integration and delivery of flight simulator system updates. Maintained...
Tabbi Media
Software Developer
2010 - 2010
Contracted to complete the proof of concept phase for a mobile advertising application using Bluetooth technology as the foundation of a networked advertising system. Defined project milestones,...
Integrated Motivational Systems
Web Programmer
2010 - 2010
Hired to co-develop a web-based teaching application for grade-school children using PHP, mySql, Apache, and Linux. Front end was build using HTML, Javascript, and JQuery. Primary...
CAE
System Software Specialist
2008 - 2010
Developed and integrated communication system software for flight simulators, performed system maintenance and support, and created technical documentation designed to assist field staff with...
Artificial Mind and Movement
Game Programmer
2006 - 2008
Designed and built new game play systems for leading game consoles including the PlayStation and Wii systems. Clarified project requirements, documented production processes, and worked closely...
Gameloft
Team Lead/Game Programmer
2005 - 2005
Converted popular video games into wireless applications capable of working on a majority of hand-held devices. Managed a team of programmers, allocating resources, overseeing work flow, and...
Inventia Inc.
President/Co-Founder
2004 - 2004
Strategically expanded former company to take advantage of new opportunities in the educational market, recruiting and training 5 software developers, and directing production of all projects...
Lingsic Communcations
Software Developer
2000 - 2003
Launched new company providing technical services and software solutions that are credited with pioneering the use of custom language tools and resources for indigenous populations. Managed all...

Education

Concordia University
Bachelors Degree, Electrical Engineering
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College Edouard Mont-Petit
Technology Diploma, Aircraft Mechanics
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