Henry Reid

Summary

Employment

Jan. 2010 – Present
Self-Employed - Freelance Software Engineer: Austin, TX, U.S.A.
* Designed and programmed projects on multiple platforms, including C++, C#, Java, PHP, OpenGL, MS XNA, Eclipse and MS Visual Studio.

Oct. 2009 – Dec. 2009
Trion World Network - Software Engineer, Platform Engineering: Austin, TX, U.S.A.
* Designed and programmed video game networking and distributed computing technologies.
* Worked in an AGILE methodology environment using a combination of C++, C# and .NET.

Mar. 2008 – Aug. 2008
Oklahoma State University - Application Developer, Software Services: Stillwater, OK, U.S.A.
* Supported the suite of administrative systems and web applications for the OSU A&M network.
* Developed vital systems using PHP, Mojavi MVC, Smarty, Java, Oracle, PL/SQL and SVN.

Nov. 2006 – Sept. 2007
University of Sussex - Research Fellow: Falmer, Brighton, U.K.
* Improved PAL research system using PHP, Perl, MySQL and Subversion.
* Developed and tested the STAGE research project system using C/C++, OpenGL and Java.

Aug. 2002 – Aug. 2005
JET Programme - Assistant Language Teacher, Prefectural: Ishikawa, Japan
* Conducted lessons, created materials and formed new evaluation systems for high school English classes in collaboration with the English faculty using innovative theories and tools.

Education

Sept. 2005 – Aug. 2006
University of Sussex: Falmer, Brighton, U.K.
MSc Intelligent Systems, with Distinction (4.0 GPA equivalent)
* Subjects include: AI Programming – A, Interactive Learning Environments – A.
* Dissertation: Implementing philosophical theories of concepts in an intelligent tutoring system.

Aug. 1997 – May 2001
University of Tulsa: Tulsa, OK, U.S.A.
BSc Computer Science, Minor: Mathematics, 3.5 GPA (1:1 equivalent)
* Subjects include: Fundamentals of Computer Graphics (C++ OpenGL / POV-Ray) – A
* Final Group Project: Customizable monster collection and battle video game for children.

Mar. 2000 – Dec. 2000
IES Tokyo: Makuhari, Chiba, Japan
Study Abroad
* Subjects include: Japanese in Context I & II – A/B, International Business Communication – A.
* IES Tokyo offers classes through Kanda University of International Studies, as well as an
internship with software developer and distributor Real Time Graphics Inc.

Portfolio

Oklahoma State University

http://osu.okstate.edu/welcome/

Supported the suite of administrative systems and web applications for the Oklahoma State University A&M network, which includes 8 colleges and universities in Oklahoma.

skills used: PHP, Html, JavaScript, Oracle, SQL, Accessibility

Trion Worlds

http://www.trionworlds.com/en/

Programmed and designed MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) game technologies that act as the base framework for all Trion Worlds games.

skills used: C#, .NET, C++, XML, VC++

Global Game Jam

http://globalgamejam.org/users/nomadhar

A worldwide game design and programming challenge. Games must be completed within 48 consecutive hours. 2010. 'The Delusionist'. A puzzle/stealth game created in C++ using OpenGL. 2011. 'Our Last Stand'. A survival space shooter created in C# using MS XNA.

skills used: C++, C#, VC++

University of Sussex

http://www.informatics.sussex.ac.uk/research/projects/stage/

The STAGE research group aims to teach programming skills using Augmented Reality and Embodied Interface. Sole programmer for the entire research project.

skills used: C++, Java, VC++

Work Flexibility

Location flexibility

Within North Hollywood.
Within California.
Within United States of America.
Would temporarily relocate.
Can telecommute.

Length of contract

Days.
Weeks.
Months.