Davis Ray Sickmon, Jr

Available on Contract Basis

March 6, 2013

Contact And Social Media

(316) 290-9049
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To consistently provide a good product for customers, foster growth in new and existing developers, be challenged both inside and outside of the field,
and provide a solid income for my household


· 24 years of professional software development

· Professional experience on numerous platforms

· Strong teambuilding and project management background

· An end to end understanding of networking technology, from physical installation to protocol design to client server architecture

· Heavily experienced in high-uptime fields such as industrial automation

· Experience in multiple software development fields allows a unique understanding of problems from multiple points of view

· Strong design skills for mobile development, online software development, and desktop development


Languages Platforms
  • C
  • iOS
  • C++
  • Android
  • Objective C
  • DOS
  • PHP
  • Windows 3.0 – 7
  • Javascript
  • Mac OS X 10.2 – 10.8
  • Java
  • Linux
  • CScript
  • AIX
  • Lua
  • Allen Bradley PLC’s
  • HTML
  • Allen-Bradley SCL’s
  • Ladder Logic
  • Siemens PLC’s
  • SQL
  • PanelView

Notable Projects

Cloud Based Social File Network Caprock Custom Software 2013 to Current
Handled all aspects of design process and budget projections, P&L sheets, 21 page design document for investment grade proposal, and
all maintenance and upkeep contracts. Project is currently in discussion with investors for funding, so further information is unavailable
at this time.
ToroCloud Caprock Custom Software 2012 to Current
Handled all aspects of design process, client and server software design and implementation, marketing website, and maintenance.
iCareING Notebook Families Together, Inc. 2012 to Current
Handled all aspects of design process for iOS, Android, and future desktop versions of personal medical tracking software for Families
Together, Inc., a non-profit organization. Also designed and implemented marketing website, and am actively involved in further marketing
and development efforts.
Network Controlled Vending Supply Solutions Corp 2012 to Current
Supply Solutions Corp provides vending of tools and parts for industrial settings automated storage cabinets and vending machines fitted
with a touch screen and custom PIC microcontroller based hardware. Provided both hardware and PIC troubleshooting in their warehouse and
on-site at end user locations.
My Little Green Book Caprock Custom Software 2012 to Current
Brought “My Little Green Book”, a publication of the Oklahoma Defense Lawyer’s Association, to iOS, Android, and Blackberry platforms. This
allowed defense lawyers to have instant access to relevant law on their mobile devices during discussion or court cases, rather than having
to look up relevant information in the print version.
Fruit of the Spirit Midnight Ryder Technologies 2010
A Biblically based project that allows a user to gage their day based on the “Fruits of the Spirit” presented in Galatians. Built using
PhoneGap to experiment with HTML 5’s localStorage functionality, and eventually released as a full product.
Kenosha Milling Harvest States / Cargill 1993 to 2011
Industrial Automation project on the largest single-construction flourmill in North America. Original work was performed as an employee of
Creek Electric, Inc., the customer requested the contract for support and continued development remain with myself after CEI’s engineering
department was shut down. Duties included:

· HMI Design & Implementation

  • PLC Programming

· Network Design & Installation

· CAD for electrical documentation

· Setting documentation standards for outside contractors

Bang The Keys Jill Dearman 2011
Designed and implemented iOS product tie-in for Jill Dearman’s “Bang The Key” book on writing. The product allows users to select writing
exercises, sets criteria for them, and keeps them after the activity so the writer can look back at them for further inspiration.
Fountain Street Fountain Street Productions 2008 to 2009
Designed in association with Maha Al-Emam, and implemented a social network for independent music distribution and publication.
DIIO Diio, LLC / Maha Al-Emam 2009 is the world’s largest provider of flight data. In association with Maha Al-Emam, we implemented the graphics-intense front end
for their online presence.
Golf Game 2005
Implemented Speex VOIP compression for multi-player games into existing golf title that utilized the Torque 3D engine.
Soccer Game 2005
Designed and implemented Torque Script based AI into work-in-progress soccer game that utilized the Torque 3D engine. Title was never
shipped by customer.
Marble Attack Digital Snow 2005
Designed and implemented all gameplay and AI for low-budget indie single player, kid friendly first-person shooter. This title used the
Torque 3D engine and was released for PC and Mac.
Flip Panic! Midnight Ryder Technologies 2003
Designed and implemented all aspects of game, from UI and graphics to game programming. Released for PC.
Tile Panic! Midnight Ryder Technologies 2002
Designed and implemented all aspects of game, from UI and graphics to game programming. Released for PC.
Boulder Panic! 1, 2, TC, CB, 2 DX Midnight Ryder Technologies 1999 to 2001
Designed and implemented all aspects of game, from UI and Graphics to game programming. There were 5 versions in total over three years,
and after Boulder Panic! 2 a re-usable game engine was designed and utilized for The Challenge (TC), Christmas Bonus (CB) and 2 DX versions
of the game. Released for PC
Credit Card Authorization System Underware Electronics 1990
My first contract development job was at age 17, developing a credit card authorization system that hooked in with an existing order entry
and inventory database. As per customer spec, the project was developed in Microsoft BC 7 with BTrieve for database accessibility.

Contract & In-House Project Stats Since 1999 (as of March 6, 2013)

Shipped iOS & Android Projects 10 Video Games Shipped 8
Pending iOS & Android Projects 7 Unshipped Video Games 4
Pending Video Games 2
Websites Developed 48 Industrial Automation Projects 12
Other Application Development Projects 14

Employment History

Midnight Ryder Technologies President 1999 to Current
Handle all aspects of a contract development company, including:
  • Sales & Marketing

· Software Design & Implementation

· Customer Relations

· Contract Negotiations

  • Hiring of 3rd Party Contractors
  • Accounting

· Business Development

Pixel Time Instructor 2010 to 2011
Taught classes for Pixel Time, including:
  • Game development
  • WordPress Development
· iOS Development using PhoneGap

· general iOS education

R & S BBQ #1 Construction Manager 2007
Ran a complete construction job from removal of old retail image package to final stages of restaurant opening. Handled all teams,
tradesmen, and interfaced with city inspectors, along with doing physical construction tasks.
Gamer Zone Centers President 2004 to 2006
Performed duties as president of the company, handling employees, strategic business development decisions, and even from time to time,
physical construction projects for expansion or location move.
Creek Electric, Inc Developer 1991 to 2002
Initially hired to build electrical panels, my role slowly grew over time to include:
  • CAD
  • MMI Development
  • Network Design


  • Network Design

· Network Installation


· Systems Administration

  • PLC Programming


Projects Outside of Software Development

Books In Print
The Story of Gamer Zone ISBN: 9781441446749
The Horror Game ISBN: 9781589942844
The Plastic Army Game ISBN: 9781475146226
TV & Movies
The World Of Gamer Zone Co-Host, 2006 (12 Episodes)
Free Me (Short Film) Mike

Associations And Distinctions

The Save Ferris Project Founder 2012 to Current
Butler County Community College Interactive 3D Degree Steering Advisory Board 2010 to Current
SANS SANS Handler On Duty Rotation 2003 to 2004
IndieGamesCon Speaker 2001 to 2003

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