SGV Games


This is the games resume/portfolio site for Sharan Volin, currently looking for a game programming position in the Los Angeles area. I recently completed a 2nd Bachelors in Computer science (Games) from USC. While in school I worked on such published titles as Shrek the Third (PC) and Star Wars Galaxies: The Complete Online Adventures (Bonus DVD). I spent most of the past year and a hlf or so doing Flash/Flex/Actionscript 3 game programming. I am particularly interested in C++ game programming, and would like to specialize in Game Audio Programming. I love music and audio, and I am currently going for a Certificate in Digital Signal Processing at UCLA Extension.

Some of my favorite games:
Guitar Hero (all), Rock Band (all), Civilization (Civ, Civ II, Civ II, Civ:CTP, etc.), Masters of Orion , The Sims, Roller Coaster Tycoon, American McGee's Alice, Queensryche's Promised Land game, World of Warcraft, Lord of the Rings Online, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Xbox), Angband, Nethack, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Arcade), Cosmic Avenger (Colecovision), Neopets (online), Spider Solitaire, Acid Freecell (Palm), Mahjongg, Extreme Pinball, Puzzle Quest, etc...

Consoles I own:
XBox 360, Wii, PS3, Nintendo DS, PSP, Xbox, PS2, Gameboy Advance, Dreamcast, Gameboy Color, Sega Genesis, Nintendo, Colecovision, Coleco Telstar Arcade (in NY)