Brian Powell
[email protected]
Cell (301) 748-9621
5806 Duke court
Frederick, MD 21703
SKILLS
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Working knowledge of Flash
Very proficient in C++, and C#
Working knowledge of Java
Very proficient in DirectX, HLSL, and vertex shaders
Working knowledge of XNA
Proficient with the OpenGL, and OpenAL API’s
Working knowledge of Lua, and Python
Extensive knowledge in web development including CSS, HTML, and XML
Very proficient with all of the Microsoft Office Suite
Working knowledge of UNIX and Linux systems
Proficient with Windows server 2003
Extensive knowledge of the Torque Gaming Engine, Unity game engine, Source game
engine, and Unreal Editor
Working knowledge of SQL and databases
EDUCATION
Westwood College
Bachelor of Science in Software Development, March 2010
RELATED EXPERIENCE
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Lead Programmer for Forever Interactive www.foreverinteractive.com. Developing a fighting
game for Xbox and Play Station consoles.
Programmer developing online virtual training applications for Oil companies using Unity
Programmer using Torque Game Engine to develop a driving FPS.
Developed a Gauntlet clone using Torque Game Engine for a contest, which took 1 st place.
Gauntlet - Reborn
Developed a PONG clone playable on both Windows and Linux platforms
Developed a Black Jack game in C++ with a fully integrated 3D GUI system, and hand
written shuffler. Black Jack - GUI code
Developed a simple 2D game engine for the Westwood Online game club to use in club
game development. 2D Engine
Developed a simple client/server chat program in C# (code available upon request)
EXPERIENCE
Forever Interactive, Virtual working environment 11/2009 – Current
Lead Programmer
Forever Interactive is developing a fighting style game named Void Revenant, in which I am
currently the lead programmer for. I oversee programmer activities, and set team milestones.
We maintain an Agile development environment with weekly scrum meetings.
N.A. Powell and Associates, Frederick, Maryland 07/1998 – 11/2009
Network Administrator
I worked as the Network Administrator for N.A. Powell & Associates. I was in charge of network
security, the addition and remove of employee’s from the database, and all database related
issues for eleven terminals, and one Windows based server.
United States Marine Corps
Sergeant (E-5)
While in the Marine Corps I worked in satellite communications to maintain a line of
communications between all forces during deployment.