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designer , Transportation executive

John Carmack, computer game company and aerospace transportation executive, game designer. Named one of 50 most influential people in technical, Time Magazine, 1999; named to Hall of Fame, Academy Interactive Arts & Sciences; recipient lifetime achievement award, Walk of Games, San Francisco, 2006.


Carmack, John was born on August 20, 1970.


Attended, University Missouri, Kansas City.


Software developer Softdisk, Shreveport, Louisiana. Co-founder, technical director id Software, Mesquite, Texas, since 1991. Founder, lead engineer Armadillo Aerospace.


  • Other Work

    • Developer or co-developer Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake computer game series.