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  • Skills

  • Product Management
  • Technical Project Mgmt
  • Agile SDLC Methodology
  • Information Architecture
  • User Experience Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Sprint Planning
  • Teambuilding
  • Leadership

  • Development

  • Wireframing
  • Interaction Design
  • Scope Documentation
  • Functional Specification
  • Information Architecture
  • Low/Hi-Fi Prototyping
  • Black-box Testing
  • Visual Design
  • User Flows

Ernie Stepp III


Game Development Manager, Ainsworth Game Technology

November 2013 – Current

Currently, I lead a Studio in developing land-based video slot machince games for the U.S and LATAM. I coordinate and manage multiple cross-functioning teams in establishing product vision, scope, technical requirements, and delivery milestones. I provide technical and creative direction to ensure studio culture thrives on imagination, accountability, and pride of workmanship.

Technical Game Developer, Ainsworth Game Technology

March 2011 – November 2013

I programmed land-based video slot machine games, working closely with Australian Math, Art, and Sound departments to develop Ainsworth's game library for the U.S. and LATAM. I created training documentation and development guidelines to standardize and optimize the overall game build process.

Product Manager, DiTronics LLC

September 2009 – March 2011

I collaborated with international development teams to create functional specifications and scope documentation for casino Cash Advance software enhancements. I was responsible for creating the overall functionality and user experience for our Cash Advance kiosk product - from concept to deployment, including wireframes, user flows, and BETA testing.

Web Developer, Freelance

April 2006 – April 2013

I built and maintained client websites using HTML, CSS3, Javascript, Flash, Wordpress, MySQL and PHP. My local clients included Miracle Mile Shops and Fremont Street Experience. I created the overall UI for client websites using personas, wireframes, and information architecture.

Technical Project Manager, DiTronics LLC

September 2006 – September 2009

I managed, coordinated, and performed over 25 national casino installations of ATM, Cash Advance, and Check Cashing product suite. Consulted with casino IT Directors and CFOs to establish and maintain overall project plans. I optimized the installation process by introducing efficient project scheduling guidelines to maximize productivity and minimize casino downtime.

ATM Field Service Technician, DiTronics LLC.

September 2005 – September 2006

Installed and serviced casino ATM and Cash Advance terminals. Remedied hardware and software issues to ensure excellent customer service. Provided after-hour phone support for clients and partner company service technicians. Led systems training sessions for client staff groups in Las Vegas and around the United States.


Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Interactive Media

The Art Institute of Las Vegas

Dean's Honor List - Cumulative GPA 3.80


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