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Location:
Toledo, Ohio, 43615, United States
Posted:
March 17, 2011

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Portfolio: nitaipoddar.writersresidence.com

Objective

. Obtain a design position in the gaming industry

Summary

. B.A. Honors in English from the University of Florida

. Comprehensive study of literary theory and new media

Skills

. Experienced writer

. Analysis of written and visual media, including text, film and game.

. Experience proofreading and editing scholarly, technical and creative

text.

Education

University of Florida - GPA 4.0

August 2009

. B.A Honors in English Studies, graduated cum laude

Experience

Internship - Part Time November 2010 -

February 2011

Sacred Threads Incorporated

. Gained experience in general office work and relevant applications

(Excel, Outlook)

. Performed many duties, including: Business writing, graphic design,

research and troubleshooting.

Freelance Editing Fall 2009,

Winter 2011

. Proofread as well as critiqued craft, form and rhetoric.

. Edited publications, including prose, poetry and literary translation

Writing

Lazarus

Spring 2008

Forms of Narrative: Archaeologies of Story, Final Project

. Developed a text-based interactive computer game.

. Wrote an experimental work of fiction primarily through dialogue

trees.

. Adopted as a teaching aide for future courses in game studies as an

example of engrossing narrative produced with limited tools.

Ludo Ergo Sum: Play Theory, Ludology and the Computer Game

Spring 2009

Advanced Exposition, Final Project

. Researched the necessity of immersion in the gaming experience.

. Investigated various storytelling tropes in video games from Spacewar

to Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.

Awards and Activities

National Novel Writing Month 2010

November 2010

Winner - "Babylon's Daughters"

. Historical-fantasy project, completed within the duration of one

month.



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