Curriculum Vitae

James Boyle


Currane • Achill • Westport • Co. Mayo.

Skype: Air_Biscuit  • Email: jimmy_b@live.ie


 

Profile Objective: Competent and reliable computer science graduate with high competency in programming seeking a role where programming takes high importance

 


Education:

  • Third Level

2011-2014: Institute of Technology, Sligo, Ireland

Bachelor of Science Major: Computing Minor: Games Development

3rd Year Modules: Casual Gaming, 3D Games Engine Programming, Rich App Development, Software Project Management, Professional Development

Final year Group Project: IT Sligo Android app to aid new and current students alike

 

  • Secondary

2006-2011: Scoil Damhnait, Achill, Co. Mayo

 Leaving Cert Results (2011: Scoil Damhnait, Achill, Co. Mayo):

  • Maths (Ordinary Level A1)
  • Irish (Ordinary Level B2)
  • Biology (Higher Level A2)
  • English (Ordinary Level A1)
  • Additional Education: ECDL certificate 

Employment History 

  • Summer 2014 (1st August – Present): Pelagic Reactor Interactive (Freelance/Independent Developer) – Developer

Single-handedly responsible for:

  1. Testing and Deployment (Deploying to PC, Android, Windows Phone)
  2. Music and Sound Effects
  3. Level Design
  4. 3D modelling
  5. Art (In game (sprites, textures etc) and Store (Logos, Promotional artwork etc))
  6. Programming

 

  • Summer 2014 (1st May – 31st July): Chilled Banana Interactive (Simulated Work Placement) –Developer

Responsibilities Included:

  1. 3D modelling: (Models, Textures, UV maps, etc.)
  2. Asset creation, importing and manipulation
  3. Level Design
  4. Programming
  5. Music and Sound effect creation

Skills Profile:

  • Programming: Proficient with general C# development, Including WPF/XAML, IoT and electronics, XNA 4.0 and Unity 4 (with experience in PC, Web, Windows Phone and Android deployment)
  • Teamwork: Can work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Able to communicate effectively with both colleagues and staff alike.

 

Interests

  • Fishing – Annually Participate in Sea angling competitions, won 1st place in a local under-18’s competition.
  • Travel – Visited Mediterranean countries in my youth.
  • Camping
  • Gaming – Avid gamer since age 4

References:

Available on request, I don’t want to put them on the internet for obvious reasons, just shoot me off an email if you want them.