Ian Chase




Software engineer seeking position in quality engineering which utilizes my experience and interest in interactive media.

, San Francisco/Redwood City, CA
                Quality Assurance Engineer for Dreamweaver, Contribute and Flash Professional
                Developed and ran test plans
                Filed Bugs and worked with developers to resolve them
                Collaborated with team members to design and test features
                Proposed features such as code snippets and templates to help novice users
                Participated in the usability testing of new features
                Worked with teams in India to develop features and communicated issues that impacted our team and users
                Built consensus in the team on process to assist automation and helped build/maintain testing infrastructure
                Assisted team members in problem solving and learning team processes
                Checked in bug fixes in collateral using Perforce
                Responsible for first article checks of manufactured media and blueprint creation of disc images
                Produced three award winning movies for the Adobe Tech Summit Film Festival

7/00 - present

Action Figure Source, Pleasant Hill, CA
                Web Designer/Digital Photographer/Project Manager
                Designed site base on customer requirements
                Took photos and cleaned them up in Photoshop


Rational Software/Pure Atria, Cupertino, CA
                Associate Technical Support Engineer
                Trouble shooting customer reported problems via email and phone
                Reproducing problems with test cases and acting as liaison between customer and developers

6/99 - 9/99

6/98 - 9/98

6/97 - 12/97

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
                Multimedia Developer
                Scanning pictures and slides

 2/99 - 6/99

 Kaiser Cement and Gravel, Pleasanton, CA
                Assistant System Administrator
                Computer hardware & software installation on laptop and desktop computers

 7/96 - 1/97

 Acalanes School District, Walnut Creek, CA
                Video Producer (Marin Headlands and Yosemite Summer Programs)
                Shot video, edited from camera to VCR, short animation for opening titles

 8/95 - 9/95

 Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, CA
                 Volunteered to construct a tour of the Las Lomas School Library using HyperCard

 6/92 - 9/92

Programming Languages
: C++, C, HTML, ActionScript, JavaScript, Java, Perl, Lingo, HyperCard, LISP, FORTRAN
Applications: Flash Professional, Dreamweaver, Contribute, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Director, Encore, Microsoft Office
OS: Windows, OSX, HP-UX, Solaris, SunOS, IRIX, AIX
Hardware installation: RAM, hard drives, PCI cards, optical drives (SATA/IDE/SCSI)
Video production: Experienced using HD/DV camcorders and then editing, compositing titles and other effects such as green screen keying, as well as adding sound, narration and music


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo


Major: Computer Science

GPA: 3.0

Honors: Dean's List




Computer Graphics
Computer Animation
Virtual Reality
Web Authoring
Writing Interactive Documents

CGI Programming from UC Santa Cruz Extension (1998)
Perl Programming from UC Santa Cruz Extension (1997)
Computer Animation from UC Santa Cruz Extension (1996)
C and C++ from UC Berkeley Extension (1996)
C Programming from Diablo Valley College (1994)