Nintendo of America (through Parker Staffing), Redmond, WA - August 2018 to Present
Performed text check and functionality testing for software on Switch, iOS, and Android. Logged reports of issues found in the bug database. Created documents to help with testing tasks where applicable.
Nintendo Software Technology (through Parker Staffing), Redmond, WA - November 2017 to May 2018
Worked on assignment as an in-house tester working directly with developers. Helped to manage the bug database and ensure bug reports are properly written with all need information. Checked for major software issues on a daily basis so any such issues would not block the other test teams. Performed regular testing and other tasks as required.
Product Tester II
Nintendo of America (through Parker Staffing), Redmond, WA - June 2016 to November 2017
Performed text check and functionality testing for software on a variety of platforms including Switch, 3DS, iOS, and Android. Logged reports of issues found in the bug database. Created documents to help with testing tasks where applicable.
Database Migration Support
Nintendo of America (through Aerotek), Redmond, WA - July 2014 to Aug 2014
Resolved database entries that didn't correctly transfer to the new database system. Processed backlog of repair orders created during the time of migration. Performed other tasks as required.
Skeletal Tracking Engineer
Microsoft, Redmond, WA (through Volt) - Dec 2012 to Aug 2013
Microsoft, Redmond, WA (through Rose Int.) - Aug 2009 to Aug 2010 and Feb 2011 to Feb 2012
Worked with developing new technology in an agile testing environment. Created test cases used by developers to improve Microsoft Kinect's tracking algorithm. Helped develop skeletal tracking procedures. Created and maintained procedure and software documentation. Worked with tool developers to test updates before disseminating them to the team. Helped train new hires on current software and procedures.
Game Instinct, Bellevue, WA - Aug 2007 to Nov 2008
Tested a variety of PC titles, PSP, and XBOX/PC cross platform. Wrote scripts to streamline testing procedures when able. Performed a wide variety of testing including: Localization, Functionally, Hardware compatibility, Standards testing, and Browser compatibility.
Art Institute of Portland, Portland, OR - October 2003 - March 2007
Bachelor of Science in Game Art and Design
DigiPen Institute of Technology, Redmond, WA - October 2013 – December 2014
Master of Science in Computer Science (incomplete)
I attended for slightly over a year, and while I was not able to complete the degree due to various issues, I did learn a lot in the time I was there.
Western Governors University, Seattle, WA - June 2015 – July 2016
Bachelor’s Degree in IT - Software Development (incomplete)
Canceled due financial issues.