4214 California Street Apt. A
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: 415.509.9566
Email: reed@reedaraymond.com
 

Program Proficiencies

  • Photoshop
  •  Illustrator
  • Flash
  • Maya
  • 3d Studio Max
  • UDK
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • Dreamweaver
  • InDesign
  • Basic AS 3.0
  • Google SketchUp
  • Office Suite

Work History

ATIV Software, User Interface and Graphic Designer 2013 – Present

  • Develop front end user interface for mobile and web app using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Create library of custom scripts for UI functionality
  • Design and update app icons and graphics
  • Identify and log bugs and track versions using Help Desk and Subversion
  • Work closely with lead programmer and designer to create Design Guidelines

Click Play Die Games, Owner, Lead Designer 2013 – Present

  • Founder of small publisher of independent board and video games.
  • Design engaging mechanics that create dynamic gameplay
  • Lead Narrative Designer responsible for story development and integration, flavor text and copy
  • Coordinate teams of artists and play testers throughout the development process.
  • Responsible for current funding campaign and upcoming KickStarter.

Freelance Web and Graphic Designer 2012 – Present

  • Create graphics for print and web.
  • Prepare images and copy for website content.
  • Design and build websites using Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS.

Independent Board Game Designer 2010 – Present

  • Designed and developed adventure/resource management board game: Heroes of Ismia.
  • Designed all mechanics and game pieces and created multiple prototypes.
  • Wrote all creative and technical copy for 200+ cards, 20-page rulebook and website.
  • Conducted extensive play testing and iterative design work.

ClickPlayDie.com/ReedARaymond.com, Webmaster/Blogger 2009 – Present

  • Run a personal portfolio website and comic blog.
  • Design and create all content and images.
  • Write and edit copy for posts and comic strip.

Writing and Design Clients Include:

  • Sierra Club
  • Ativ Software
  • Genentech
  • Adobe
  • Joie de Vivre Hotels
  • Duri Inc.

Extracurricular

  • Active video and tabletop game blogger and web cartoonist at www.clickplaydie.com.
  • Lifetime interest and vast knowledge of most video game platforms, RPGs, board games and apps.
  • 3+ years experience designing, play testing and creating board games and browser games.
  • Worked on team to write and design Crux, a short FPS level pack using UDK.
  • Wrote and contributed to scripts for pilot episodes of several online web shows.
  • Authored 300-page middle-grade fantasy novel.
  • Enthusiastic and fast learner; easily grasps new concepts and skills.
  • Strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills, analytical problem solving capability.

Education

CCSF: Interactive Game Design and Development

2 year Certificate covering aspects of Game Development process with emphasis on Design. 4.0 GPA

Sonoma State University: BA English Literature

Graduated Cum Laude with a 3.83 GPA

Transworld Schools: CATESOL Training

Certificate for teaching English as a second language

References available upon request

 
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