About Patrick Keating
Patrick Keating is the Technical Director of Bluefire Productions. He has been actively involved in the interactive media industry since he started programming multimedia training demos in C and HyperCard. His tools of choice may now be C#, Flash and Flex but his underlying passion for interactive media has remained as strong as it was 18 years ago.
Technical Director, Bluefire Productions, 2006-present
duties include: designing software and managing technical teams in Rich Internet Application development projects.
Owner, Kythe Inc., 1999-2006
duties included: designing and implementing back-end web services and e-commerce solutions for large dot com corporations.
Instructor, Digital Communications, Bellevue Community College, 1999-2003
duties included: designing curriculum in computer gaming, 3d animation, server-side programming and database design.
Lead Developer, Mesmer fx, 1994-1999
duties included: designing and programming interactive media and 3d virtual world applications.
Seattle Pacific University
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, 1990 – 1994
At SPU, Patrick helped to create one of the first scholastic multimedia labs in the Seattle area. He also worked at the campus television station where the public access program, ‘Vertical Interval’, was produced.