Peter E. Olsen


Creative thinker possessing excellent math abilities and problem solving skills, with a passion for designing games, websites, animations, and other interactive media for fun and learning.


Associate in Applied Science, Game Technology (December 2011)
    Mesa Community College, Mesa AZ
    Graduated with Highest Distinction
    Honors Achievement Award
    President's Honor List

Associate in Arts w/ certificate in Web Design (December 2010)
    Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix AZ
    Graduated with Highest Distinction
    Honors Program
    Presidents' Scholarship

Technical Skills

MS Word, MS Publisher, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project 2007
Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Illustrator CS3, Adobe Dreamweaver CS4, Adobe Flash CS5
HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, ActionScript, FraggleScript, Alice, Python
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Movie Maker, Audacity, 3D Studio Max, Panda3D
Computer maintenance, hardware and software troubleshooting


Audio-Visual Technician Desert View Bible Church December 2006 & 2007, June 2008 - present
Operate the lighting transitions and graphics projection during Sunday services and occasional special programs. Filmed Christmas musicals from two different angles, edited the footage, added title screens and credits with music.

Moderator Chex Quest Fan Forums April 2007 - present
Provide technical support and answer questions about Chex Quest computer game mods.

Administrator Chex Quest Wiki April 2007 - present
Manage, write, and edit a wiki community website for the Chex Quest computer game.

Webmaster/Blogger August 2006 - present
Developed and maintain a website and blog. Collect, organize, and convert information for web posting. Design and create graphics and edit photos for various web pages. Provide design services and technical support for additional websites.

Packaging Assistant PC NetwoRx March 2006 - January 2009
Fulfilled customer orders by accurately packing and shipping items in a timely manner while ensuring quality of product being sent. Unloaded and shelved incoming shipments.

Level Designer Newmaps: a Chex Quest Mod June 2005 - August 2008
Designed new levels and cinematics for the Chex Quest computer game. Completed a new Chex Quest mod for the game's 10th anniversary. Worked on a group collaboration project titled Chex Quest Lounge, a multiplayer map.

Honors & Awards

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
National Society of High School Scholars
Eta Sigma Alpha National Homeschool Honor Society, Epsilon Delta Chapter
President's Volunteer Service Bronze Award, 2006 - 2007
President's Volunteer Service Gold Award, 2005


Letters of recommendation from instructors and employers:

Dr. Jon Storslee | Dr. John Douglass | Kerry Gibbons | Michael Bohlmann

Download my resume in PDF format here.

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