Dan Reed
Software Engineer
Blizzard Entertainment

Resume

Titles

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King
Blizzard Entertainment

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
Blizzard Entertainment

StarCraft: Ghost
Blizzard Entertainment
Personal Experience: http://www.realindeed.com/Portfolio/Ghost.html

Companies

Blizzard Entertainment
Software Engineer
9/2004 to present

Software Portfolio

18 projects (8 personal) from October 1999 to present
Software Portfolio Website: http://www.realindeed.com/Portfolio

Education

University of Georgia, B.S., 2004 with honors
Major: Computer Science
Summer study abroad program in Cambridge, England, and Budapest, Hungary (2001)
Semester of study at DigiPen Institute of Technology, sponsored by the University of Georgia (2002)

Qualifications

18 years of programming experience primarily using C/C++
Languages: C/C++, Java, MIPS assembly, various forms of BASIC
Technologies: OpenGL, DirectSound, TCP/IP, Windows SDK, Mac OS Carbon SDK, Java SDK
Software: Visual Studio, CodeWarrior, Eclipse, SourceSafe, Perforce, Photoshop, Finale
Related Skills: Linear Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry, Rigid-Body Physics

Programming Awards

National Winner of the Young Inventors and Creators Competition in the Programming category (2000)
5/5 cows from Tucows.com for original software Gravitator (2000)
5/5 cows from Tucows.com for original software Gravitator 2 (2001)
5/5 heads from ScienceMan.com for original software Gravitator 2 (2001)

Music Composition and Other Awards

National Winner of the Music Teachers National Association Composition Competition (1998)
National Winner of the Young Inventors and Creators Competition in the Composition category (1999)
Recipient of the University of Georgia's Foundation Fellowship (2000)
National Winner of the National Association for Music Education Composition Competition (2000)
Original composition adopted as official fanfare for University of Georgia's Opening Convocation (2001)

Goal

To create compelling, epic experiences at the highest level of quality.

References

Karl Deckard
Senior Designer
Blizzard Entertainment
djflippy@earthlink.net

Dr. Maria Hybinette
Assistant Professor of Computer Science
University of Georgia
maria@cs.uga.edu