Resume

ROBERT HIMELBERG

Robert.Himelberg@gmail.com

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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS_______________________________________________________________________________________

A software engineer with experience in professional software development, specializing in real-time 3d graphics, simulation programming, and gameplay scripting for companies in the gaming, advertising, and aeronautics industries.


EDUCATION___________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Bachelor of Arts                                                                                                                                                 Graduated May 2006
Boston University                                                                                                                                              Boston, MA

  • Major:        Computer Science
  • Major:        Philosophy

WORK EXPERIENCE___________________________________________________________________________________________________

Information Technology Officer                                                                                                                    October 2011 – Present
Reisel Managment, LLC                                                                                                                                 New York, NY

• Responsible for the IT infrastructure of a small office, managing software licenses, and the building and troubleshooting of staff personal computer systems.

Delivery Engineer                                                                                                                                             January 2009 – June 2010
Total Immersion                                                                                                                                               Los Angeles, CA

• Developed augmented reality programs for both the web and live events. Expanded the capabilities of the software platform and IT work associated with a start-up environment.

Information Technology:

• Managed the setup and maintenance of all contractor, freelance , sales team, CEO, GM, and Sales VP computer systems and systems used for kiosks, trade shows, and training on the D’Fusion platform.

• Performed the on-site installation and setup of more than 15 different custom AR projects for live events and kiosks, such as the Nike Dew Tour.

Development:

• Proficient in customizing material properties, shaders, fonts, 3D models and their animations, and the creation of realistic and/or artistic custom particle systems using the Ogre 3D Engine.

• Worked within project constraints tweaking assets, animation timing optimizations, and code to achieve the best lighting, framerate, and high quality graphics to maintain a high standard of quality for delivery.

• Integrated exports from Maya via a customized plugin / scripting file format using AR 1, AR2, Lua, XML, JavaScript and HTML on PC and Mac (AR1 / AR 2 @home, @web, and Professional platforms.)

• Worked collaboratively with 2D and 3D artists to achieve the ideal aesthetics for each project and to achieve animations meant for real-time within the D’Fusion AR framework.

• Created standalone Installers using Nullsoft Scripting Install System (NSIS) and standardized the process across the entire U.S. office for all AR2@home and AR2@web projects.

• Extended the functionality of the D’Fusion platform through integration of an MS Excel style csv, or comma separated value based, and data collection for use in pulling data directly from spreadsheets to ease error in data input using Lua and AR2 Professional.

• Independently implemented reliable metrics into the D’Fusion web plugin via integration of Google Analytics and JavaScript, starting as part of the Coca-Cola Coke Zero AVTR.com augmented reality advertising campaign, and integrated into all web projects thereafter.

Consulting:

• Designed, configured, installed and maintained customer computer systems and configurations while engaging with customers on highly-consultative augmented reality solutions in both pre- and post-sales capacity.

• Updated and created augmented reality demos for use as proof of concept by the pre-sales team for project pitch meetings and / or showcasing the possibilities of AR technology as a stepping stone to brainstorming new project ideas to potential clients.

• Analyzed and recommended hardware and software solutions from multiple technology specialties to provide solutions for clients across multiple projects.

• Created templates of proper methods for the Google Analytics Metrics integration process and disseminated the process across the company and its various worldwide branches.

• Presented the data and meaningful conclusions of Google Analytics Metrics Data to the Sales team to make use of it in case studies for specific projects or in formulating new sales / product strategies.

Developmental Computer Scientist                                                                                                                November 2006 – August 2007
FAA Flight Simulation Laboratory                                                                                                                 Mays Landing, NJ

• Designed airplane cockpit simulation GUIs for aircrafts including Boeing 737 and Embraer 175 utilizing GL Studio and OpenGL GLUT via C++  and MS Visual Studio.

• Independently engineered integration of all OpenGL components within proprietary framework.

• Created all textures using Photoshop, modeling all GUI components based on their real life components.

• Directed the software-hardware integration, ensuring cross platform functionality of physical hardware components with graphic user interfaces across all flight simulators.

• Created custom made serial and socket (non-blocking udp) interfaces for integration purposes.

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE______________________________________________________________________________________


Computer Repair Technician / Sales Associate                                                                                             January 2008 – January 2009
Best Buy #125 / #1187                                                                                                                                      Encinitas / Pasadena, CA


Computer Lab Repair Tech. / IT Support Staff                                                                                             September 2006 – May 2006
Boston University ResNet Computer Labs                                                                                                     Boston, MA

 

CLIENTS_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Clients: 20th Century Fox, Anheuser-Busch , Boeing, Buick, Coca-Cola, Culture:22, Dick Smith, Discovery Channel, Disney, Dreamscape,, Gillette, Goodness, Grundfos, Helios, InStyle, LucasArts, Mattel, Mazda, McDonald’s, Metronics, Monster Media, Perfect Prototype, Reebok, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Springthrough, The Museum of Science and Industry – Chicago, The Natuzzi Group, The Sunday Telegraph, Australian Newspaper, The Topps Company, Inc., U.S. Army, Weetbix, Wieden Kennedy, Yahoo!

Properties: 2010 Winter Olympics, Alice in Wonderland DVD, Axe Deodorant, Body Sprays, and Shampoo, Barbie, Bud Lite, Coca- Cola – Coke Zero AVTR.com online campaign, Disney Summer Fantasmic, Gillette Fusion ProGlide, Hot Wheels – Color Shifters, Ice Age: Dawn Of the Dinosaurs DVD release, InStyle – Gifting in 3D, James Cameron’s Avatar –Mattel Action Figures, McDonald’s Avatar Happy Meal, McDonald’s McDvision – Avatar Big Mac, Michael Bay’s, Transformers, Night at the Museum Movie and DVD release, Nike 6.0, Nike Dew Tour, Nike Human Race, Nike Lunarglide, Reebok’s The Pump, Shrek Forever After, Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes, Taylor Swift, Terminator, The Future is Wild, The New Zealand National Ruby Team, the All Blacks, The Search for Wondla, The Vampire Diaries, Topps Baseball Cards, Yahoo! Mobile


TECHNICAL SKILLS____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Software: MS Visual Studio, Eclipse, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, GL Studio 3.2, Matlab, Max2Plus, Ogre 3D Engine
Computer Hardware: Setup, maintenance, and troubleshooting of modern PCs and Macs
Computer Languages: Lua, C++,C, Java, XML, Html, Javascript, D’Fusion AR1 & AR 2 custom scripting language, OpenGL, C#
Physics: ODE for physics simulations in AR1 Professional, as seen in the Perfect Prototype Brain AR Kiosk Sports Game.

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