Tammy McLeod Consulting

Tammy McLeod
info@tammy-mcleod.com



Experience

Owner/Developer
Tammy McLeod Consulting, Los Angeles, CA July 2008 - current
  • Providing all manner of web development services
Web Applications Programmer
Google Inc, Santa Monica, CA Nov 2005 - current
  • Working on Picasa Web Albums, Google's photo-sharing product
  • Flash development on Google Video Ads
Game Programmer
Midway Home Entertainment, San Diego, CA Nov 2004 - Oct 2005
  • Implemented AI path finding system and custom level bosses
  • Developed input recording and replay system for QA and debugging
  • Implemented front end menu system
Collective Studios, Newport Beach, CA Oct 2002 - Oct 2004
  • Programmed system for implementing large numbers of computationally cheap human and vehicle traffic AI
  • Implemented player hint interface with associated on-screen effects
  • Responsible for various game play elements: Bezier-curve based zip lines, security cameras, collision system for precise hit detection and custom animated reactions, graffiti system
  • Created user interface architecture and accompanying in-game WYSIWYG editor
  • Implemented front end menus as well as in-game display interface and guidebook systems
Check Six Studios, Venice, CA Nov 2000 - Oct 2002
  • Implemented state-based AI systems for enemy creatures and player sidekick
  • Developed text-file based scripting system for game designers to create and implement AI conversations
  • Created flexible generic architecture to support several different mini-game mechanisms
  • Programmed menus, in-game display interface, inventory and game progress tracking interface
  • Responsible for NURBS-based AI path finding, text/font display, physics-based shrapnel, in-game treasures

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, GPA 4.7/5.0
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, GPA 4.8/5.0
  • Concentration in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Skills
Programming languages: C++/C, Java, XML, LISP, DirectX, STL, MFC
Web technologies: AJAX, Javascript, Flash, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Perl/CGI, SQL, XML/RSS, CSS3, HTML5
Web systems: WordPress, TextPattern, ZenCart, OsCommerce, Google Analytics
Experienced in UNIX and Windows environments

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