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Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Nicholas Gerken

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Nicholas Gerken

NICK GERKEN

(727)488-1654 / nickgerken1@yahoo.com
Professional Profile
To secure a full-time position in the gaming industry by improving games based on my personal QA Testing experience, skills, and abilities developed through college courses.
Summary of Qualifications
·         Relentless self-motivation and desire to take initiative

·         Effective communicator with ability to provide professional feedback

·         Consistently providing excellent customer service for over 4 years

·         5+ years of using Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, and game development engines such as Unity and Unreal Engine

·         Efficient time manager with strong interpersonal skills

 
Education
St. Petersburg College, Seminole, FL                   August 2012-May 2017

Relevant Coursework

·         Computer Programming-Raptor and Python

·         Fundamentals of Interactive Web Design-UI/UX Design and Adobe Suite

·         Intro to Game Development Programing-Unity and Unreal Engine

·         Portfolio Link: http://www.behance.net/nickgerken
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Employment

History
Double Bomb Interactive-Pittsburgh, PA             February 2015-August 2016

QA Tester

·         Tested game builds through Google Dropbox and provided feedback about bugs, improvements, and functionality online via Hack n’ Plan

·         Helped trouble shoot multiplayer issues and designed some land mines using Maya

·         Provided detailed gameplay and balancing feedback using knowledge gained from college coursework and personal gaming experiences

 

 

Best Buy-St. Petersburg, FL                                  August 2016-Present

Sales Consultant-Gaming Ent. / D.I.

Inform customers about products such as game consoles, games, cameras, drones, and accessories
Practice outstanding customer service to find complete solutions for customers
Answer any questions or concerns that customers may have
Target-Largo, FL                                                    November 2015-August 2016

Sales Associate

·         Delivered exceptional customer service to all guests

·         Stocked back room and misplaced items on the sales floor

 

Oak Manor-Largo, FL                                            November 2011-November 2015

Dietary Aid

·         Trained all new employees to comply with company’s SOP

·         Assisted employees in serving residents during high volume periods

Education

Aug 2012 - May 2017

VGF (Video Game Foundations) at Saint Petersburg College

Part time college student

Experience

Feb 2015 - Aug 2016

QA Tester at Double Bomb Interactive

Tested multiple builds via Hack N’ Plan

  • Art, Technical
  • Updated 3 years ago

To contact this candidate email nickgerken1@yahoo.com

Contact using webmail: Gmail / AOL / Yahoo / Outlook