Steve Wojcik - Designer - stphnwjck@gmail.com
A common interview question is, "What's your biggest flaw?"
I've been told the best way to answer this one is to spin something positive so it sounds like a flaw (but really isn't). In this case, then, mine is getting things done fast. I consistently complete projects well under budget, weeks ahead of deadlines, and with full client satisfaction.
Why You Should Hire Me

You want something done well.

From design to implementation, my experience covers projects from independent video games to massive web applications. I work well with coders and artists alike. I know enough about programming to understand what's possible. I want to learn, and I learn fast. I know when to compromise, and when settling isn't an option. I've never had a client dissatisfied with my work.

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Work Experience

Activision|Blizzard 2008 - 2012
Provided customer and internal support with a passionate focus on quality and effective communication. Familiar with multiple aspects of game functionality and business needs to best assist players and coworkers.

Tasks included:


infosnap, Inc. 2007
Contracted to complete interface for front and back end of a powerful web application. Collaborated to produce valid, standards-compliant XHTML, CSS and Javascript in an ASP.Net/MonoRail environment using NVelocity and C#.


Denali Air, Inc/Black Bear Coffee House 2007
Driver and general IT handyman for Denali Air, as well as administrating the "cyber cafe" area of the Black Bear Coffee House in Denali National Park, AK. Duties included rigging multiple networks, hardware and software setup, maintenance, and regular troubleshooting.


Ziff Davis Media/Connexus Inc. 2006 - 2007
Various design projects including icon/graphic design, site layout and interface development. Designs featured on eWeek.com, Publish.com, WebBuyersGuide.com, BaselineMag.com, and CIOInsight.com


Barnes & Noble Inc. 2005 - 2006
Lead Bookseller responsibilities included management of one section of the store, maintenance, customer service, direction and support of coworkers, and general retail sales.


Campus Crusade for Christ 2004 - 2005
Interface design and development for a large-scale proprietary web application. Worked with programmers and developers under Lead Designer. Researched methods and presentations, while following branding and usage guidelines.

Education

Associate of Science in Computer Animation - Full Sail, Winter Park FL
Accelerated program covering all aspects of game and cinematic asset production and editing.


North Park University - Chicago, IL
Two years Liberal Arts toward a Fine Art major, emphasis on Art and Philosophy classes.