Resume

Kyle Jones Kyle Jones

Kyle Jones

Kyle.R.Jones@Outlook.com

Summary

Hardworking, dedicated, and objective oriented recent graduate offering enthusiasm, exceptional work ethic, and willingness tolearn and improve. I enjoy exploring game engines and programming languages, developing unique solutions to complexproblems, and tinkering my work to perfection.

Education

Brock University

BSc – Game Programming St. Catharines, Ontario Enrolled September 2016

Employment History

Zinger Winger Inc In House Webmaster

Milton, Ontario | June 2014 – Present

  • Preforming routine maintenance on website, which receives hundreds of customers per day
  • Utilized website tools (XCart) as well as HTML/PHP/CSS/SQL to create pages and develop features
  • Collaborating with social media managers to create promotions and drive traffic
  • Drafting compelling product descriptions to bolster sales
  • Video and photo editing


Brock University Student Technical Assistant to the Center For Digital Humanities

September 2017 – April 2020

  • Assisting classrooms with lab equipment, such as projectors, computers, and audio systems.
  • Ensuring the appropriate sanitary state of the rooms is maintained at days end. Cataloging equipment for students to use/sign out.
  • Monitoring classrooms remotely to ensure all students follow Brock University’s Code Of Conduct
  • Applying appropriate disciplinary action to students found acting outside of the Code Of Conduct


Brock University Student Assistant to the Makerspace

St. Catharines, Ontario August 2018 – April 2019

  • Supervised collaborative workplace for students
  • Provided tutorials on TinkerCAD, Scratch, Inventables, and Cricut design software
  • Introduced students to Virtual Reality, 3D printing, and programming


XpertVR Virtual Reality Programming Internship

St. Catharines, Ontario August 2019 – December 2019

  • Ported a VR experience from the HTC Vive to the Oculus Quest
  • Playtested and gave detailed feedback on various VR experiences
  • Assisted in the programming of a AI Swarm to simulate underwater fish movement


Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Products
  • Computer Skills
  • 3d Modeling
  • 3D Printing
  • Virtual Reality

Notable Projects

Pinhead

January 2018 – April 2018

  • Isometric 3D sidescroller platforming game with cutesy child friendly aesthetic.
  • Working in a team of 6: 5 artists 1 programmer
  • Reworking character controller from provided base
  • Programming mechanics and artist hookups
  • Blog Post

Magehem

September 2018 – April 2019

  • VR tower defence with gesture based modular spell crafting
  • Working in a team of 9: 6 artists 3 programmers
  • Using Oculus Rift, Unity, and Airsig for gesture recognition
  • Received attention from Oculus, resulting in invitation to Oculus Connect 2019
  • Blog Post Website

Languages

  • C#: ● ● ● ● ●
  • Java: ● ● ● ● ○
  • Python: ● ● ● ○ ○
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  • SQL: ● ● ● ● ○
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript: ● ● ● ○ ○
  • References

    Justin Howe
    Brock University | Project Coordinator
    905 688 5550 x4622
    jhowe@brocku.ca
    Rob Sampson
    Zinger Winger | Owner
    905 876 0603
    rob@zingerwinger.com
    Ericka Evan
    Mentor | Head of Production Phantom Compas
    ejevans@phantomcompass.com