Notre Dame Office of Information Technologies

Notre Dame, IN

iOS Developer / Spring 2017-Present
  - Designing and developing University-sponsored mental health app for iOS via Swift and Firebase

PowerStation Studios

London, UK

Graphic Design Intern / Fall 2016
  - Participated in iterative brand development process for design firm supporting multinational clients (e.g. Microsoft, Disney, NBC Universal, Warner Brothers, Mattel)
  - Developed proficiency with After Effects to visualize relevant refugee migration data for use in independent short-format documentary, presented project to senior management
  - Researched and identified consumer trends among boys aged 2-8 for use in new product design

Mike's Designs Co., Etsy

Notre Dame, IN

Designer and Owner / 2015-Present
  - Delivered 45+ projects in custom graphic design and photo / video editing

Crcl Inc. - iOS App Startup

Notre Dame, IN

Head of Design / Spring 2016
  - Lead UX designer and front-end developer for venue recommendation iOS app

Expertise Engineering

San Diego, CA

Industrial Design Intern / Summers 2014-2015
  - Programmed thousands of mobile payment terminals with embedded code for international bank
  - Produced product concept sketches and photorealistic mockups for clients in consumer goods
  - Designed 3D models in SolidWorks for manufacturing production

Notre Dame Office of Information Technologies

Notre Dame, IN

Project Management Intern / Spring 2015
  - Analyzed large university data sets via VBA macros; used Kanban agile development methodology

San Diego Union Tribune Television

San Diego, CA

Production Intern / Winter 2014
  - Worked in the field and in studio, edited clips for daily broadcast, assisted interviews/camerawork



C/C++ (expert), Python (proficient), Bash (proficient), HTML/CSS/JavaScript (expert), R, VBA, MATLAB


Xcode, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, AWS, Final Cut Pro X, SolidWorks, Microsoft Office


Facebook Graph API App

Friend network visualization coded in Python, JavaScript, C++ • 2016

Personal Portfolio


Developed personal website with links to projects, blog, and resume • 2016

RefugeesND 4D Heatmap Timeline Visualization


Used JavaScript and Google Maps API for mass migration visual • 2015

C++ Web Browser

Pair programming project using Qt framework, Git, and OOP • 2016

Spit Wad Willy: 90's Game

Recreated iconic 90’s desktop game in new style. Coded in C • 2015

Acetaminophen Overdose Calculation Desktop App

MATLAB GUI project using Diff. Eq. dosage concentration model • 2014

Film + Art

Year of Firsts - GoPro Memories Video

Produced YouTube video amassing over 50,000 views • 2015

The Adventures of Nic and Nac

Illustrator of children’s book with publication in 2017

California Legislature Assembly: Holocaust Memorial Project

Filmed and produced interview of local Holocaust survivor • 2011


University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

B.S., Computer Science - Major GPA: 3.6 / 2014 - 2018 (anticipated)
Media Computing Concentration

Studied abroad Fall 2016, University of Notre Dame London Program


Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar’s Program, Notre Dame - one of 24 Recipients of university-awarded $100,000 merit scholarship, with leadership-development program including summer enrichment experiences
Chelsea’s Light Scholarship Program - one of 10 recipients of $10,000 merit scholarship


Nanovic Institute, Snider Family Endowment Award for Excellence in European Studies (Summer 2016)
  - Coordinated independent project studying and documenting refugee resettlement in Europe
  - Interviewed vulnerable populations in refugee camps in 4 countries / 9 cities for creation of short-format documentary

Clubs and Activities

Student Government Website Developer for two student body presidential campaigns (2016-2017)
Executive Student Government Cabinet - Director of Campus Technology (2015-2016)
  - Represented undergraduate student body on University Council for Academic Technologies
  - Led team of 10 to address student technology needs, earning A+ score in university publication

Saint Augustine High School

San Diego, CA

Summa Cum Laude - GPA: 4.57 / 2010 - 2014

Associated Student Body (4-years), President (2013)
5-sport athlete


The Red Bag, Inc.

President and Founder
2010 - Present

Started 501(c)3 Non-Profit

Founded non-profit that serves homeless through care packages that cost $5. Worked with schools, parishes, and organizations to pack and distribute Red Bags. Sold 10,000+ bags, now also on Amazon. Presented project to 10+ news sources and ABC Shark Tank investor Kevin O’Leary.

Ambassador Leader

Led 1000+ middle and high school students in packing and distributing essentials to local homeless. Visited six cities across six states to involve high schools across nation.

Website Developer

Designed and developed four websites for organization (www.red-bag.org).

Additional examples of my work:    www.red-bag.orgwww.michaelmcroskey.comwww.badhamsters.comwww.iamresistant.com