Professional Resume

Dan
Daniel R. Collins
E-mail: dcollins@superdan.net
Web site: www.superdan.net
Brooklyn, NY

Professional Experience

2011-Present: OED Games - Brooklyn, NY
President and head writer for expansions to the original D&D game. Publications:

2005-Present: Kingsborough Community College - Brooklyn, NY
Substitute/Adjunct Lecturer in Department of Mathematics & Computer Science. Courses:

2002-2005: MassBay Community College - Wellesley, MA
Adjunct Faculty member in Computer Science program. Courses:

2001-2002: Freelance Writer for RPG Game Products

1998-2000: Genetic Anomalies (a division of THQ, Inc.) - Lexington, MA
Senior Software Engineer for online-only games utilizing virtual property concepts. Projects:

1996-1998: Papyrus Design Group (a division of Sierra On-Line) - Watertown, MA
Software Engineer for high-end real-time racing simulations on the PC. Projects:

Education

1989-1995: University of Maine - Orono, ME

Awards: Dean's List each of eight undergraduate semesters; Outstanding Senior in Mathematics award; Outstanding Senior in Philosophy award; selected to Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi honor societies.

Activities: Graduate Teaching Assistant and lecturer (1993-1995); drummer and PR contact for rock band "Hurting Daniel" (1994-1995); VP of the Maine Alliance of Student Moviemakers (1993-1994); Student Director and Stage Manager for "An American Sampler", Harry Warren Theater, Brooklyn NY (1993); Campaign Manager for UMaine Student Government President (1992-1993); Host/producer of call-in radio talk show "In the Lion's Den" on WMEB 91.9 FM (1991-1992).

Additional Experience

Designed and engineered a basic internet-based persistent multiplayer strategy game, "SpaceX" (using C++, Windows sockets and GDI, and MySQL: 2001). Competed in the Robot Auto Race Simulator AI competition (using C++: 2000). Attended the Game Developers Conference (Santa Clara, CA: 1997). Attended Skip Barber Racing School (Laguna Seca, CA: 1997). Worked as wrangler on feature film production of "The Crucible" by 20th Century Fox (Ipswich, MA: 1995).

Technical Summary

Rich experience programming on Intel-based PCs running MS/DOS and Windows 95/NT (et. al.), some experience developing on Linux. Proficient with languages such as C++, C, Java, Pascal, Lisp, Fortran, BASIC, and x86 assembly. Knowledgeable in utilities such as GCC, Visual C++ 5.0/6.0, Watcom C++ 10.5, VTune, Visual SourceSafe, Clear Case Attaché. Familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Cubase, Audacity, Sound Forge, Cool Edit, HTML, and JavaScript. Some experience with SQL (programming and setup of MySQL).

References

Available upon request.