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John Blake Arnold

317 Sidney Baker S.

Suite 400, Box 241

Kerrville, TX 78028


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Trinity University                                                                                                                                 San Antonio, TX

Bachelor’s Degree of Science                                                                                                                             1999

Major: Computer Science                                                                                                                                               

Trinity University                                                                                                                                 San Antonio, TX

Bachelor’s Degree of Arts                                                                                                                                   1991 

                                  Major: English Literature 




Contract Programmer/Owner                                                                                                      July 2002—Present

Kerrville Software Development                                                                                                            Kerrville, TX

  • Tech support and maintenance of client’s personal computers and business networks
  • Design and upgrade of physics engines with updated equations, rendered using MATLAB and GNU Octave
  • Contract web design, management, and repair.
  • SQL in MS SQL Server, MySQL/MariaDB, SQLite, PostGreSQL, and No-SQL MongoDB
  • javascript animation programmer; 2G/3G wireless phone programming using WML/HDML
  • C/C++/C#/Python Game programming and soundtrack work
  • Mobile programming with Android SDK and Eclipse; Unity and Unreal Engine IV
  • From scratch Testing Implementations in C/C++; Unit Testing.
  • Operating Systems: DOS, Windows, Android, Linux, UNIX.
  • Programming Languages: C/C++/C#, C precompiler cpp, Java, Python, CPython, PERL, Assembly, LISP, SQL, javascript, FORTRAN, ALGOL, HTML, COBOL, BASH shell scripting,
  • Software Packages and IDE's: MS Visual Studio, Visual Code, MS Office, Eclipse, Android SDK.

   Adobe CS6, PaintShop Pro, Blender, Autodesk 3D Studio MAX, Autodesk Maya, Autodesk Architectural Suite,

   Ableton Live, Unity, Unreal Engine 4, PyGame, PyPy, Numby and other Math and Science libraries.

Owner/Designer WhiteOak Amplification                                                                                                July 2012—present

                                                                                                                                                                      Kerrville, TX

  • Repair and maintenance of electric and acoustic guitars, tube and solid state amplifiers and pedals.
  • Design and build of new pedals, musical diagnostic devices, and vacuum tube amplifiers.
  • Paint and computer-aided design of custom graphics, water-slide decals, and chassis.
  • Documentation of part data sheets.
  • Diagnostics and testing with digital and analog tools.
  • Published soundtrack and guitar music.

Other Jobs

Sacker/Stocker   Randall’s Food Stores, Houston, TX 1984-85/87

Busboy    Nona’s Restaurant San Antonio, TX 1987

Cashier/Driver/Ass’t. Manager   Fuzzy’s Pizza Houston, TX 1992-93/1995

Waiter   Pour la France Houston, TX 1994

Cashier   Cafe Express   Houston, TX   1995

Package Delivery   UPS  Houston, TX  1996

Guitar Player  Schwa Sound/Porkbelly Picnic  Houston, TX  1992-1996

Student Grader   Trinity University Computer Science, San Antonio, TX 1997

Computer Programmer   DSTX/ReNew Data  Austin, TX 2000

Computer Programmer   Trilogy Software, Austin, TX 2001

Computer Programmer   Tantau Software, Austin, TX 2002


Received Federal Radio Operators License in 1988.

Received the Harris County Food Management Certificate in 1996.

Received the State of Texas Food Handlers Certificate in 2017.

Received the State of Texas Food Safety Managers Certificate in 2020.