Game iNdustry resume

 

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EXPERIENCE

Pandemic Studios

Contract Writer, 2005-2006

Project:  Full Spectrum Warrior:  Ten Hammers

Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers is a real-time tactical squad-based combat game and a sequel to Full Spectrum Warrior.

-Created characters, personalities, descriptions, and backgrounds for soldiers.

-Wrote dialogue and crafted ongoing mini-stories and story-based conversations for a variety of action modes.


Zoesis Studios

Creative Director/Consultant, 1997 – 2006

Zoesis Studios is an independent game developer and technology tools research company specializing in artificial life and games for children.

-Designed and directed an award winning series of web-based, 3D, interactive characters and game prototypes built with proprietary technology including Otto and Iris (www.ottoandiris.com), which was exhibited for 2 years at the Museum of Science in Boston and on the web, and Mr. Bubb in Space (http://www.zoesis.com/mrbubb/index.html).  

-Wrote and maintained design documents and style sheets.

-Acted as the creative lead on projects, and coordinated a team of 6-10 artists and programmers.

-Wrote simple scripts and tweaked parameters in the code.


The Oz Project, Carnegie Mellon University, 1994-1997

Designer/Writer

-Created interactive characters and stories in collaboration with world-class AI researchers.

-Researched interactive story.

-Created and directed interactive drama experiments.


SELECTED DRAMATIC WRITING EXPERIENCE

The Night of Nosferatu

Rabbit Hole Ensemble/Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre, 2007.

This version of the Dracula story was nominated for 6 New York Innovative Theatre Awards and 5 “Best of Fest” Awards at the Midtown International Theatre Festival.


The Snow Queen

Urban Stages Theatre Company, 2005/2006.

This version of Andersen’s classic fairy tale received rave reviews and has an upcoming publication with Playscripts, Inc.


Dream Night,

The Telegraph Company

Full length feature – (in development) screenwriter, 2000.


Emerald Chain/South Beach Story

Michael Solomon Intl.

Daytime drama - dialogue writer, 1996


heart to heart.com

Full-length feature, currently owned by the Starz Network - screenwriter, 1996.


AWARDS

New York Innovative Theatre Award, 2007 The Night of Nosferau (nominated)

Urban Stages Emerging Playwright Award, 2007

Best Children's Site, Massachusetts Interactive Media Council (MIMC), Otto and Iris, 2001.

Best Use of Technology on the Web, MIMC, Otto and Iris,, 2001.

Omni Intermedia Award, Otto and Iris, 2000.

Pittsburgh City Council Proclamation, Eating Dirt, 1999.

Best Comedy, (heart to heart.com), New York Independent Film Festival, 1997.

West Coast Drama Award, Playwriting, 1996.