Gary Geniesse Resumé

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Avatar: Real-time Online Role-playing Game
1994-1997 Independent Programming Project Gainesville, FL
  • Designed and partially implemented a game project in Borland C++.
  • Developed an artificial intelligence system for non-player inhabitants which included: weighted threat and possession evaluation, realistic threatening and fleeing, natural language conversation skills, localized knowledge, and individual event memories.
  • Created a Windows-based editor for entering map, behavior, and knowledge data.
VisualGen / Cross System Product: 4GL Application Generation and Runtime
1991-1994 IBM Corporation Cary, NC
  • Developer on multiple project teams, including workstation runtime services, command line utilities, COBOL generation, and NLS (foreign language) translation.
  • Technical / project lead for multiple releases of runtime services for CICS OS/2.
APPC/MVS: Communications Protocol Subsystem for MVS
1989-1991 IBM Corporation Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Team lead and developer on multiple areas of APPC/MVS.
Memory Master: Networked Educational Software
1987-1988 Electronic Learning Systems Gainesville, FL
  • Assisted in development of a talking educational software package for use in classrooms.
  • Developed a text-to-speech phrase editor and a report generation subsystem, along with several reward screen animations.
Astrology Programming
1996-1998 Independent Programming Project Gainesville, FL
  • Windows programming to test astrological theories.
1993 Independent Programming Project Raleigh, NC
  • Windows program to keep score for a 21 target dart game.
Computer Animations
1989-1990 Independent Programming Project Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Several short animations on the Amiga computer.
Vertical Blind Pattern Printer
1989 Gizmo Enterprises Gainesville, FL
  • Contract work on a vertical blind pattern display and printing system.
Master's Thesis
1988-1989 University of Florida Gainesville, FL
  • A program which learns rules of games such as chess through experimentation.
Senior Research Project
1987 University of Florida Gainesville, FL
  • A backtracking natural language parser in LISP.
Computer Game Testing
1986-1987 Infocom Gainesville, FL
  • Beta and gamma testing of interactive fiction programs.
Netherworld Battles I, II, III
1985-1988 Independent Programming Project Florida
  • Multi-player role-playing game for Apple II Bulletin Board Systems.
Adventure Games
1983-1984 Independent Programming Project Osprey, FL
  • Several small adventure games on the TRS-80 and Apple II computers.
Solo Recording Projects
1989-present Independent Project Everywhere, USA

Writing and recording of original songs as album-length collections.

  • Death and Re:Bertha (1995)
  • Only My Hairdresser Knows For Sure (1992)
  • Solo (1990)
  • Out From Under The Covers (1989)
Jazzercise Registrar
1995-1997 Jazzercise Gainesville, FL
  • Customer service representative at a local Jazzercise center. Responsibilities include checking people in, answering questions, maintaining a mailing list of current customers, monitoring customer attendence, and maintaining a web site.
1995 Planet Ten, Tin Angel Gainesville, FL
  • Soundman for several Gainesville-area bands.

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