Andrew S. Erridge

(248) 921-1524 · druerridge@gmail.com · druerridge.com


EDUCATION

B.S. Computer Science - University of Southern California        

RELEVANT SKILLS

Languages              Java, C++, C#, Bash, PowerShell, ActionScript  entry-level: Python, Ruby, HLSL

APIs/SDKs               Spring, Unreal, Unity, ProtoBuf, Android  entry-level: WPF, Qt, OpenGL, DirectX

Web                         Node.js, TypeScript/JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Wordpress

PROJECTS & RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

The Maestros - Team Lead & Lead Engineer maestrosgame.com        2013 - Present

Dubstep Helicopter - Engineer & Designer        2012

Core Overload - Lead Network Engineer        2012 - 2013

Imacan - Android Engineer        2013

Climber’s Buddy - Ruby on Rails Engineer        2013

Relevant Academic Experience - C++ Engineering        2011 - 2013

EMPLOYMENT

Riot Games - Software Engineer on Player Behavior team for League of Legends        2013 - Present

Platform/Server Engineering

Game Engineering

Microsoft - Software Development Engineering Intern for Windows Phone Division        Summer 2012

PulseCaster - Android Engineer on PulseLA        2011 - 2012

Mudd Hall of Philosophy - Student Worker        Fall 2011

Information Sciences Institute - Student-Researcher on ALFnet          Summer 2011

American Pioneer Ventures - Research Associate        2009 - 2011

American Patent Agency - Engineering Consultant        2010 - 2011

AWARDS & Honors *indicates weekend competitions, completed in 24-54 hours

TEDxTrousdale - Nominated and selected to give a TEDx Talk        2014

*Startup Weekend USC - 1st place - Dynamic walking tours with Augmented Reality for Android        2011

International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Scholar        2012

*Startup Weekend USC - 2nd place - Product validation site (built & received 1,000+ users in 36 hours)        2012

Startup Bus - Semifinalist - Android print-to-digital commerce app        2012

Game Hackathon - Technical Achievement Award - multiplayer location-based Android game        2011

*SS12 - 4th - Open-source Android GPS Child Tracker for parents of disabled children        2011

Electronic Arts - Toyota’s Sims machinima contest winner        2011

Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology - Semifinalist        2009

EXTRACURRICULARS

Association for Computing Machinery (USC Chapter) - President        2012

Startup Equinox - Cofounder & Vice President of Treasury        2013

Makers of Entertaining Games Association - Treasurer        2011 - 2012

Circle K International volunteer organization - Member        2010

Joint Educational Project - Mentored Elementary School students in South Los Angeles        2010

Electronic Entertainment Expo - Volunteer        2011

IndieCade Independent Games Festival - Volunteer        2011

CURRENT INTERESTS & RESEARCH

Interactive Media Design & Development: Urban Games, Location-based Games & Narratives

Computing: Human Computer Interactions, Ubiquitous Computing, Mobile Computing, Data Visualization

Clean Tech: Clean Energy Generation Systems, Economics of Clean Energy Systems