Sam Kester

4801 Broken Stone Road
Las Cruces, NM, 88011
(575) 650-6345 samkester@gmail.com
http://www.samkester.com

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E D U C A T I O N
Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Media, graduated May 2013, 3.4 GPA

P R O J E C T S
Sept 2012 - May 2013

Conclave
Character and Ability Design
Character and ability designer for third-person combo fighting game using the Source engine.
Mar 2011 - May 2012

Combiform
Game Designer and Programmer
Designer and programmer with USC graduate thesis project in new methods of interaction.
O T H E R   E X P E R I E N C E
Los Angeles, CA

ScareLA Halloween Convention
Volunteer, Webmaster
Aug 2013 - present
General volunteer and web site designer for horror industry convention.
Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California
Teaching Assistant
Jan 2013 - May 2013
Teaching aide for introductory Python programming course.
S K I L L S
Game Design
— Unreal Development Kit
— Source Filmmaker

Programming
— C++
— Java
— ActionScript
— Python


Film and Sound Editing
— FinalCut Pro
— Avid
— Adobe Premier
— Compressor
— Audacity
— FMod

Microsoft Office
— Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Web Technologies
— HTML, XML, CSS
— Dreamweaver
— Flash
— Flex

Art Software
— Photoshop
— PaintShop Pro
— Autodesk Maya