John Carmack

Programmer, Video Game Developer

1970 –

55

Who is John Carmack?

John D. Carmack is an American game programmer and the co-founder of Id Software. Carmack was the lead programmer of the Id video games Commander Keen, Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake, Rage and their sequels. Carmack is best known for his innovations in 3D graphics, and is also a rocketry enthusiast and the founder and lead engineer of Armadillo Aerospace. In August 2013, Carmack took the position of CTO at Oculus VR.

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Born
Aug 20, 1970
Roeland Park
Also known as
  • John Carmack
Spouses
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Missouri–Kansas City
  • Shawnee Mission East High School
Employment
  • Technical Director, id Software
  • Softdisk
  • Armadillo Aerospace
Lived in
  • Kansas

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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