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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.

Background

Carmack, John was born on August 20, 1970.

Education

Attended, University Missouri, Kansas City.

Career

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

Works

  • Other Work

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