Mikk Wilson

Programmer, Designer 

Summary of Qualifications

Programming: Swift, SpriteKit, Python, C++, Javascript, Java. Experienced with iOS, Mac, Linux and Windows. Human experience design and interface design. Able to develop ideas with little guidance. Debugging and problem solving. Able to quickly adapt and learn new technologies. Strong interpersonal and communication skill, works well with others.

Work Experience

  • Game Designer and Programmer, Self-directed, 2017

    • Designed interface and conducted user testing to ensure a smooth, intuitive user experience

    • Programmed the game from scratch using Swift and SpriteKit

    • Created visuals for the game

    • Communicated with media to market the game and signed contracts related to distribution and marketing

  • Instructor and Assistant Program Director at Inspire Martial Arts in Davis, California, 2016 - 2019

    • Cultivated a learning experience to maximize students’ ability to learn new concepts and actions

    • Recognized for ability to build genuine relationships with students and fellow instructors

    • Spearheaded effort to increase our birthday party services, and recruited and managed a team to help lead birthday parties

  • Online Video Producer, Self-directed, 2013 - 2016

    • Maintained viewer engagement by analyzing audience response and changing wording to ensure optimal learning flow

    • Conceptualized and communicated complex ideas in a concise, informative, and entertaining manner

    • Edited footage to create a fluent and engaging final product

  • Volunteer at Vidcon, 2017

    • Consulted with management to focus on the most important task at a given moment, adapting flexibly to the task at hand

    • Guided attendees to where they needed to go, assisted in the distribution of materials and merchandise, and monitored presentations to ensure a safe and organized environment

Education and Training

  • UC Davis (Expected Major: Managerial Economics, Minor: Mathematics), 2019 - present

  • Sacramento City College, 2015 - 2019

    • Highest Honors List: Spring 2019, Fall 2017

    • Honors List: Fall 2018

  • Flakkebjerg Efterskole in Denmark, emphasis in Theatre (2013-2014)

  • Da Vinci Charter Academy (New Tech Network)

  • Studied Machine Learning and Image Processing on Coursera, 2013 - 2014

Interests and skills

  • Swing Dancing

    • Practiced and rehearsed with an instructor and dance partner to perform at our studio's showcase, with the goal to perform for a competition

    • Performed with studio team at showcase

  • Fluent in English and Danish

  • 3rd Black Belt in Kajukempo