Kevin Tudish          

San Jose CA 95120 ·

Summary of Qualifications


Technical Writing Experience


9/07 to 2/24             Google, Mountain View CA                 Senior Technical Writer

10/22 - 2/24

Search Ads 360

7/10 -  10/22

Google Analytics 

Google Analytics for Firebase

Google Marketing Platform

Q3/16 Promoted to Senior Technical Writer (L5)

9/07 - 7/10

Google Message Discovery (message archiving and security)

Google Message Security

Google email and calendar migration applications



4/06 to 9/07      Ariba, Sunnyvale CA               Senior Technical Writer


Ariba Buyer

Ariba Contracts

Ariba Catalogs

User-Centered Design Group



10/05 to 4/06    Callidus Software, San Jose CA           Senior Technical Writer


TrueAnalytics (OEM version of Informatica’s PowerAnalyzer) (sales compensation reporting)


 5/00 to 9/05      NetIQ, San Jose CA                             Senior Information Developer


Analysis Center (data warehousing and reporting)


NetIQ AppManager Service Maps (visualization of computing infrastructure underlying business objectives)


NetIQ AppManager (application monitoring)


7/99 to 5/00                  ClickNet Software, San Jose CA                      Technical Writer

Entercept (host-based intrusion-prevention software)


3D Production Experience


11/98 to 6/99                MegaMedia, Fremont CA                                Softimage Artist

Created detailed 3D architectural models of Venice, Italy. Used Photoshop to paint textures.


11/97 to 2/99                Animation Science, Sunnyvale CA                  Lead Animator

Conceived and executed demos for Rampage, a crowd animation software with an interface to Softimage. Created architectural environments, and human and animal models and animation cycles.


10/95 to 9/97                Realtime Associates, El Segundo CA               Senior 3D Artist

Developed models and textures for real-time 3D games. Evaluated software for upcoming projects. Modeled and animated b-spline and nurbs characters for BUG TOO! (SEGA).


8/95 to 10/95                Viewport Images, Burbank CA                        Softimage Artist

Developed models, lighting and camera animation for fly-throughs of international airports. Intended for United Airlines flights to orient passengers to unfamiliar airports.


1/94 to 9/95                  Time Warner Interactive, Burbank CA  Softimage Artist

Developed realistic, detailed insect models and textures for CD-ROM game The Basement.

Developed models and textures, and contributed to design of the 3D architectural environment that served as the customer interface for the Full Service Network (FSN). Managed render of FSN project and handled MPEG compression of data.

Background art for first incarnation of The Palace. Morph sequences for Endorfun promo and web site.


7/93 to 10/93                Homer & Associates, Hollywood CA               Intern

Learned Softimage (3D production software). Painted mattes for Snoop Dogg video morph sequence. Paintbox work for Microsoft commercial.



Software & Hardware Background

Technical Writing

Google in-house HTML authoring and content-management system, FrameMaker, WebWorks, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Word, RoboHelp, Excel, PowerPoint, Perforce, VSS.

Windows, macOS


3D Production

Softimage 3D, SGI MPEG Encoder, Discreet Logic Eddie & Eddie 3, Photoshop, Premier, Painter, Illustrator, Director, Elastic Reality, Debabelizer.

Windows NT Workstation, UNIX, IRIX, macOS.

SGI Challenge, SGI Indigo II Extreme, SGI Impact, SGI Indy, Abekas A60, Macintosh PowerPC.


Tutor, English-language proficiency

Tech for Campaigns: Copywriter, Democratic-candidate websites




Google Data Analytics Certificate

Seminars for Success

AdWords 101, 201; Google Analytics 101, 201, 301

Cooper U, San Francisco CA

Interaction Design Practicum

De Anza College, Cupertino CA

Introduction to Computer Programming Using C

Associates in Art, Sherman Oaks CA

Beginning Character Animation, Inbetweening

UCLA Extension, Los Angeles CA

Certificate Program in Computer Graphics, focus in animation

Advertising Center, Los Angeles CA

Ad concept and copywriting

Vermont College, Montpelier VT

MFA Creative Writing, Fiction

California State College, California PA

Liberal Arts, English

West Virginia University, Morgantown WV

Visual Arts

After graduate school, I wrote fiction, drama, short comedy and stand-up. Produced one full-length play at the Alley Theatre, Cambridge MA. Produced short pieces at Charlie's Tap, Cambridge MA. Performed stand-up at Catch-A-Rising Star, Cambridge MA. I got tired of being cold and moved to Los Angeles.

Between undergraduate and graduate schools, I attended ballet schools in Pittsburgh, Norfolk, Washington D.C., Manhattan, and Boston.