Resume of Sarah Northway, Web Developer

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Sarah Northway, Indie Game Developer
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Bachelor of Computer Science, University of Victoria (2001)
Sun Certified Java Programmer for the Java 2 Platform 1.4 (2004)

Work History

Northway Games - Independent Game Development (2010 - present)

Three Rings Design - Web Engineer (2007 - 2010)

Salus Systems - Web Developer (2003 - 2006)

Freelance - Web Developer (2000 - 2003)

Assertive Technologies - Web Developer (2002 - 2003)

Internet PM - Corporate Web Designer (2001 - 2002)

Areas of Expertise

Game programming in Unity (C#), Flash (AS3), Java and PHP. Ten years of experience developing PC, mobile, VR, and browser-based games.

Game development as a leader and creator of independent games for PC, mobile and web. Producer, designer, programmer, writer, publisher, community manager. Sometimes even an artist. Managed contractors and other team members, Kickstarter campaigns and Steam releases.

Application architecture/design at the system, function and unit levels for Web-based application systems in multi-tier environments of over 200 users, multiple sites (30+) and 100+ screens, forms, and reports.

Application programming for Web-enabled and client-server systems using ASP.NET (1.1/2.0), Active Server Pages, VBScript, Java J2EE, JSP, Servlets, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, C++, PL/SQL, SQL stored procedures, HTML and others in a variety of integrated development environments.

Web and graphic design using Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Flash, hand-coded HTML and advanced CSS techniques. Design projects varied from corporate identity and professional web application interfaces, to public entertainment and e-commerce websites.

Data modeling and database design, integration, deployment and administration using MS SQL Server (2000/2005) and MySQL. Databases ranged in size from simple to 200+ tables and covered data migration and conversion activities.

Technical Skills

Programming Languages