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Zak Arntson
11110 NE 125th Ln., H-203
Kirkland  WA   98034
phone: (425) 814-2410
email: zak@mimir.net

Positions Desired:
  • C/C++ Developer
  • Website Developer
  • Programming Director
  • Creative Designer/Director
  • Illustrator/Concept Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Current Occupation:
    Volt Computer
    (on assignment: Microsoft,
    4/99 - present, 10 months)
    Software Development Engineer (in Test)
    C/C++, Win32, JScript, API testing for MSN Web Companion, test strategy development
    Employment History:
    Microsoft
    (paid internship, 5/96 - 8/96, 5/97 - 8/97, 8 months)
    C/C++ Programmer - project interdependency software
    Software Project Prototyping - project interdependency software
    Intranet Website Development
    Rewolf Productions
    (unpaid volunteer, 6/96 - 3/99, 3 years)
    Project Manager - programming, team management
    QuakeC & C Programmer - Quake I progs.dat and Quake II .dll's
    Website Design & Maintenance
    Creative Development - illustration, concept art, storyboarding
    Publications:
    Dream Pod 9
    (http://www.dp9.com)
    Freelance Writer, Horrors of the Z'Bri, "House Flemis"
    Vault Network
    (http://www.vaultnetwork.com)
    Guest Writer, Interview with MindArk Entertainment
    Skills:
  • 3D graphics applications (bCAD, Rhino3D, WorldCraft)
  • 2D graphics applications (Image Composer, PhotoStyler 2.0)
  • Programming & programming direction: C/C++, QuakeC, JScript, DHTML
  • Windows programming, with an emphasis on Windows CE
  • Familiarity with Java and the OpenGL graphics library
  • Software project prototyping
  • Professional/Technical writing: Fiction, Test Strategies, Game Design & Rules
  • Illustration and concept art (both paper and digital)
  • Conceptual development and storyboarding
  • Academic Achievements:
  • Washington State University undergraduate
    • Fall 1995 - Spring 1998
    • Emphasis on Computer Science, Fine Arts, and Mathematics
  • Bothell High School graduate
    • Graduated Spring 1995, Honors Program
    • Departmental Awards (Creative Writing, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Math)
  • Hobbies & Interests:
  • Webmaster for fantasy artist Randy Post (http://members.tripod.com/~rkpost)
  • Children's and Fantasy Illustration (esp. Brian Froud, Tony DiTerlizzi)
  • Film (esp. Anime, Foreign, Horror, Science Fiction)
  • Literature (esp. Lewis Carroll, Philip K. Dick, H.P. Lovecraft, Neal Stephenson)
  • Role Playing Games (esp. Advanced Dungeons & Dragons (TSR/WOTC), Tribe 8 (Dream Pod 9))
  • Planescape Mailing List Moderator

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