Resume

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William Alan Jeffery

williamalanjeffery@gmail.com

Education

Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI | August 2013 – Present

Pursuing Master’s Degree in Human-Computer Interaction
Certificate in Serious Games
Expected Graduation in Spring 2015
Instructing Game Design and Development Course TC 455

Michigan State University – East Lansing, MI | August 2009 – May 2012

Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Technology
Game Design and Development Specialization
GPA: 3.85 / 4.0 – Honors Graduate

Macomb Community College – Warren, MI | September 2007 – May 2009

GPA: 3.9 / 4.0

Employment Experience

Michigan State University G.E.L. Lab (Games for Entertainment and Learning)

Game Designer – Manager – Producer

East Lansing, MI | Sep 2011 – January 2013 | July 2013 – Present

Design educational and informative video games for professional clients through Michigan State University
Created a drivers safety simulation game for the Ford Driving Skills for Life Foundation
Developed the highly successful iOS game Grumpy Snowmen that accumulated over 40,000 downloads

Michigan State University Media Summer Camps

Assistant Instructor and Overnight Chaperone

East Lansing, MI | July 2012 | July 2013

Assisted the instruction of high-school and middle-school students in an accelerated game design program
Developed a cloud-based attendance system for use in Media Summer Camps

Michigan State University

Visiting Instructor

East Lansing, MI | August 2012 – January 2013

Co-instructed game design courses TC 445 and TC 497 with Associate Professor Brian Winn

Awards

2014 Outstanding MA Student Producer
2014 TISM MA Academic Merit Award
Grumpy Snowmen: Deluxe Edition – MSU Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum Award 2011
Amateur Game Design Project “Hooked” : Runner Up in Michigan State University TISM Student Showcase
Michigan State University Dean’s List 2010 – 2012

Skills and Experience

Extensive Knowledge of the Unity 3D Game Engine
Team Management, Production and Leadership Experience
9 Completed Digital and Non-Digital Games
Instruction of College Level Game Design & Development Courses