Games artist graduate resume

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Kathleen Liu

12 Barrett Ave
Lakeside VIC 3033
 Mobile: 0903 222 343
Home: 03 9111 1111
Email: k.liu@email.com.au


Education

QANTM College
Melbourne, VIC AU
Bachelor of Interactive Entertainment (Games Design Major)

Graduated: November 2008

Lakeville High
Lakeville, VIC AU
VCE (84.6)
Graduated: November 2006
 

Employment History

Feb 08 – Jun 08: New Media Intern
Hot Dog Multimedia
Melbourne, VIC AU




Responsibilities:

  • Rendering background textures
  • Testing game mechanics

Achievements:

  • Assistant animator on Bad Omens, which won Australian Teachers of Media Film and Television Awards for Best Interactive Video Game in 2008
Sep 07 – Present: Freelance Games Reviewer/News Writer
Inertia magazine
Melbourne, VIC AU




Responsibilities:

  • Writing weekly games reviews
  • Researching, compiling and writing weekly games and industry news
  • Liaising with games developers and industry professionals

Achievements:

  • Developed mutually beneficial relationships with industry insiders, which often enabled me to access industry news before many other writers
  • Selected to represented Inertia magazine at launch of GameSphere180 console and several games
Jun 06 – Present: Retail Assistant
Gamers HQ
Melbourne, VIC AU




Responsibilities:

  • Giving demonstrations of games
  • Answering customers' enquiries
  • Setting up trial consoles
  • Liaising with suppliers

Achievements:

  • Initiated Saturday morning games club for regular customers to meet and discuss latest games: building this loyal customer base has had a positive impact on sales
  • Regularly achieve highest sales of the month, due to my in-depth knowledge of the industry and latest games that I'm able to pass onto customers
Jan 06 – Aug 07: Volunteer Games Blogger
www.OzGames.com.au
Melbourne, VIC AU




Responsibilities

  • Reviewing all the latest games
  • Managing and facilitating website content

Skills

Category Name Proficiency Yrs experience Last Used
Design/Media 3D modelling/animation Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
Design/Media Advanced game design Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
Design/Media Maya/Motion Builder Advanced 4+ yrs use currently
Design/Media Flash Intermediate 1 - 2 yrs use currently
Design/Media Photoshop Intermediate 1 - 2 yrs use currently
IT PC/Mac Platforms Advanced 4+ yrs use currently

References

Danny Nicholls - Online Editor
Inertia Magazine
Email: danny@inertia.com.au
Phone: 0444 444 444
Tania Woodsmith - Lecturer
QANTM College
Email: tania@qantm.com
Phone: 0432 777 777



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