Resume

Summary

Daniel Jordan is a web engineer and game designer with over ten years experience building dynamic, attractive websites. He also has years of experience with video game development and level design. He thrives in collaborative environments working alongside peers with whom he can share ideas.

Contact

daniel.ross.jordan at gmail dot com

Dan Jordan

@the_rabbit42

Skills

Web Development

Ruby
PHP
RESTful APIs
HTML/CSS
MySQL
JavaScript

Level Design

High-level planning
BSP/Whiteboxing
Flow design
Encounter design
Gameplay scripting
Art passing
Lighting
Optimization

Game Design

Unity (C#)
Source Engine (Hammer)

Experience

Panorama Education

Software Engineer

January 2018 – present

Building features and tools for a web platform serving thousands of schools and hundreds of thousands of students around the country.

Disruptor Beam

Game Server Engineer

December 2016 – October 2017

Architected and built server and client features for The Walking Dead: March To War, an MMO mobile game for iOS and Android.

Developed Ruby RESTful web APIs for the game server.

Built player-facing client features in Unity for new and existing game systems.

Worked with cross-discipline teams.

Red 5 Studios

Web Programmer

January 2015 – July 2016

Architected and implemented game systems for an unannounced, Unreal engine VR project.

Developed modular front-end and back-end features and tools in support of both Red 5 and Firefall, a free-to-play MMO.

Designed and implemented web APIs for use by the client, game servers, and other web services.

Developed and refined front and back-end features for in-game store.

Architected and implemented designer tools to remove developer involvement.

Worked with cross-discipline teams teams to develop and refine platform and game features.

IMT Services Corpation

Web Applications Developer

May 2011 – January 2015

Developed features and tools for large eCommerce travel insurance aggregation websites.

Worked as part of a cross-discipline project team.

Implemented redesign of the company’s primary eCommerce website based on provided specifications.

Designed and implemented automated reminder system for customers who had shown purchasing interest.

Designed and implemented public API for rendering a content on partner websites.

Worked with a partner company to design and a build a new site using a proprietary eCommerce platform.

Designed and implemented an smart, automated system to help customers narrow down insurance plans.

ApathyWorks

Webmaster / Web Designer

January 2009 – December 2014

Designed and implemented complete site appearance.

Developed a dynamic content system for the management of blog posts, articles, and video game information, including an authenticated login system.

Later re-architected entire sight to a new MVC servicized platform.

Rhode Island College

Data Management Specialist

2009 – 2011

Oversaw the student record database for use in college orientation and advisement.

Overhauled system tools and workflow to simplify daily processes and reduce technical overhead.

The Anchor Newspaper

Layout Editor

2009 – 2011

Designed the visual layout of the Rhode Island College campus newspaper alongside content editors and managers.

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Intern

2011

Developed prototype for an online system with which teachers could quiz students in class or from home.


Education

Rhode Island College

Computer Science (B.A.)

2008 – 2011

Focus on object-oriented programming theory, system architecture, testing, and functional programming.

Bristol Community College

Computer Information Systems (A.S.)

2006 – 2008

Focus on client and server-side programming, relational databases, and web graphic design.