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David McBride Resume

David McBride 2830 Highpoint Rd | Snellville, GA 30655 | United States | Cellular (678) 876-6119 | Web
https://www.facebook.com/mcbridedavid | david00289@yahoo.com

Mathematics Teacher

SUMMARY

Award winning Georgia State certified mathematics and software instructor/multimedia developer specializing in Chinese AP Calculus training, computer game development, architectural modeling, web development and computer animation with more than ten years’ experience in teaching, education and instructional design. I created architectural animation that helped win 2.3 million dollars in funding for a high technology multimedia lab at Georgia State University. I created educational flash games and web learning modules for molecular biology and created a flash based university virtual tour of the GSU Recreation Center. I secured a university teaching post at the top art institute in southwest China. I was winner of the Chongqing Excellent Foreign Teacher Award. I opened a multimedia training center in Beijing. I taught AP Calculus test preparation courses to Chinese students in Beijing.

CERTIFICATIONS

h Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators Mathematics – GACE, Georgia,2016. GACE Combined Mathematics Certification 022, 023 Certification ID#1572865 Expired,

EXPERIENCE

July 5th 2019 to Present

Art of Problem Solving Academy, John’s Creek
https://artofproblemsolving.com/school

Teacher for 2nd Grade Math and Algebra I, Facilitator and instructor for AOPS GAGE program at Riverside Elementary, Assistant for AOPS promotional programs and activities

2016-Present | Consider the Lilies Considerthelilies.org

Deploys and configures ecommerce marketplace solutions to clients.
Performs necessary setup of domains and payment gateways.
Provides training for clients in configuring and maintaining their ecommerce sites
Provides assistance and advanced support to client users of software tools and applications; and trains end users in use of software and development applications.
Performs analysis and research about specific applications and new technology, and interprets specifications, and designs modifications of high complexity.
Provides individual client specific computer hardware and software support on systems including installation, configuration, application of patches and upgrades, moves and rearrangements, and troubleshoots and performs diagnostics for Level 1 and 2 problems on client specific systems.
Provides Tier 2 support to remote product users for software and hardware of end-user laptop and desktop systems.
Recommends procedures for problem resolution, and escalates issues to Tier 3 support if need be.
Conducts testing and evaluation of new desktop and laptop systems, and for application specific implementations.
Performs setup and configuration of computers, laptops, and other devices with office specific systems including all needed applications, system management software and maintenance tools.
Confers with client users to define requirements and validate conformance to client needs.
Maintains department specific inventories, documents activities, executes and updates procedures.

2016 – 2016 | New Life Christian Academy of Achievers | Math and Science Teacher | Decatur, Georgia
Taught 8th grade geometry,algebra II,precalculus, ACT preparation, science, 6th grade science, 5th grade science and social studies,1 4th grade science and social studies, Design and implement curriculum based on Georgia standards and STEM frameworks. Successfully brought in student results above grade level.
· Developed and implemented a curriculum on heart disease and heart health under a grant to raise heart disease awareness. Students created a heart disease awareness app with a fundraising component and online stores.
· Taught courses on computer repair, software installation and use.
· Skilled at working with diverse groups of children with different skill levels and aptitudes
· Successful at reducing student conflict and building teams

2015 – 2016 | Princeton Academy | Mathematics and English Teacher | Duluth, Georgia
Teach basic arithmetic, mathematics, algebra, trigonometry, statistics, precalculus, AP calculus, English, and social studies.

· One of my 8th grade students was accepted to Athens Technical College this year.
· Skilled at working with handicapped students and at teaching study ethics.
· Successful at working with groups of students with widely varying skill levels

2011 – 2016 | Valence Media | Math and English Tutor/Web Developer | Atlanta, GA
Tutor on location for GED and SAT test preparation. Set up and administer websites. Train website administrators. Teach English to Chinese students. Create online software training for Autodesk products. Provide business software consulting services.
· Successfully configured wordpress site for Mother of God Ukrainian Catholic Church, administered Church facebook pages and trained administrators. Brought the Church pages to the top of web search engines.
· Created an advanced architectural modeling and lighting simulation online training curriculum.
· Tutored students who later passed the GED and SAT exams.

2011 – 2011 | Eamon Art | Manager | Beijing, China
Set up and managed an AP Calculus test preparation, software and multimedia training center in Beijing.China
· Built and setup computers for a twenty seat animation training and production studio
· Setup servers and installed projection and audiovisual systems.
· Completely handled setup and maintenance of training center computers, network, and all necessary infrastructure.
2005 – 2010 | Sichuan Fine Arts Institute | Instructor | Chongqing China
Taught dynamics simulation, multimedia, game and web development. Introduced content management systems for web development and developed a Chinese language curriculum for special effects, and game development with Virtools.
Taught Autodesk courses
· Directed 16 episodes of the Baba Mao children’s show made for broadcast in Vietnam.
· Published Chinese language curriculum on dynamics simulation and special effects.
· Acted as advisor to Masters students on techniques of western public relations whose graduate projects won top honors at the university..

2001 – 2005 | Georgia State University | Educational Technology Specialist | Atlanta, GA
Worked with project manager to speed multimedia project completion and address numerous usability and design issues. Taught popular animation workshops using 3dstudio MAX. Created scientific visualizations for online curriculum used by the Biology and Astronomy Departments. Produced all television programming for the Robinson College of Business closed circuit television system. Developed multimedia websites for faculty and administration using Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Lightscape, Premiere, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro and others.
· Created instructional design modules for molecular biology with flash learning games and animation.
· Brought instructional design techniques to the biology curriculum.
· Trained faculty, staff and students to utilize new technologies greatly expanding the use of technology in both administration and the curriculum.

1999 – 2001 | Georgia State University | University Web Coordinator | Atlanta, GA
Created GSU Virtual Campus Tour with team of developers enhancing the university image and services to students, Created 3d model of campus for web navigation, Created multimedia websites for faculty, students, and administration. Produced architectural visualizations for proposed construction on campus that won government funding for the university. Trained computer animators and web developers who enhanced high tech curriculum. Provided computer network support for web team, Installed and configured web and video servers keeping the department on the leading edge of technology.
· Created an architectural animation that helped win 2.3 million dollars in funding for the university
· Trained students who later were promoted to staff positions on campus.
· Expanded the use of web multimedia on campus and in curriculum.

1996-1999 Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia
Systems Analyst
Train software and hardware support personnel. Training and supervision of technical staff for hardware and software support tasks related to equipment and applications in use at the university.

1994-1996 Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia
Technician Supervisor
Training and supervison of technical staff for hardware and software support tasks related to equipment and applications in use at the university. DOS, Windows, Windows95, NT, Novell, Unix, Adobe, and Microsoft product related support.

1993-1994 Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia
Microcomputer Technician
Software, hardware, and networking support. DOS, Windows, Novell, Unix, related support. Component level electronics troubleshooting and repair. Training and management of support team of eight to twelve technicians.

1990-1993 Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia
Mathematics Tutor
Advanced mathematics tutoring and exam preparation with a focus on real analysis, Vector Calculus, Infinite Series, and Linear Algebra

1988-1992
English Composition, and Remedial English Tutor
Worked as a tutor for students in remedial English and international students at the Learning Assistance Center under Nanette Commander

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Languages: HTML, Actionscript, Maxscript, Hscript
Programs: MS Office Suite, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop, 3dstudioMax, Maya, Lightscape, Mojoworld, FinalcutPro, Cleaner, Poser, Premiere, After Effects, Livetype, Joomla, Houdini, and others.
Operating Systems: Windows XP/2000/7/8/10; Mac OSX, Leopard, Ubuntu
Databases: MySQL
Hardware: servers, projectors, computer systems, peripheral equipment, videography and photography equipment

EDUCATION HISTORY

Georgia State University | Atlanta, GA | 1994 | B.A. | Mathematics | Education | 3.16

SKILLS

h Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Sequences and Infinite Series, Multivariable Calculus.
h Web development and administration, Graphic design

h Photoshop, Livetype, FinalcutPro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere

PUBLICATIONS

“Introduction to Particle Systems: Fireworks Effect.” Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Animation Curriculum. Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, January 2006, 5. An introduction to special effects with particle flow in Autodesk 3dsmax. Copy available here: http://bit.ly/1gXYXxJ

“Flowing River Effects Without Fluid Simulation.” Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Animation Curriculum. Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, January 2007, 5. Methods for fluid flow effects not requiring fluid simulators.
Copy available here: http://bit.ly/1f4555A

“Advanced Animated Candle Effect.” Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Animation Curriculum. Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, January 2008, 6. Advanced Special Effects: Candle Flame
Copy available here: http://bit.ly/1Ek8xQq

HONORS

h President – Math and Computer Science Club, Atlanta, GA. Georgia State University
h Amnesty International Human Rights Award – Amnesty International, Atlanta, GA. Awarded for contributions to human rights causes.
State Award for Mathematics Excellence – Pi Mu Epsilon, Atlanta, GA National Award for Mathematics Excellence – Pi Mu Epsilon, Atlanta, GA
Award for Service to Handicapped Students – Georgia State University Handicapped Services, Atlanta, GA Chongqing Excellent Foreign Teacher Award – Chongqing City, Chongqing China

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