Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Alexander Ciolek

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Alexander Ciolek


3D Artist/Animator

Buffalo, NY




4475 Transit Rd., Orchard Park, NY 14127 | (716) 512-9631 | ciolekalex@gmail.com | portfolio: www.alexciolek.com


Shadowed 3D animation department at the advertising company dPost in Buffalo, NY. Recognition from Miles Luna, writer of Rooster Teeth’s original show RWBY on animations based on his stories. Designed, animated, and edited animations: “The Mightiest Weapon” and”Test Chamber”.Designed and created assets as part of the Alfred State Studio Tokyo project “Mittashane”.


Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects, Modeling and Animating in Autodesk Maya, Video Editing and Production


Video Editor 10/2016 to 12/2016 Alfred State Alfred, NY

Filmed footage of events on Alfred State campus to then edit into montages for the Marketing Communications department.

Intern 09/2017 to 04/2018 DPOST Buffalo, NY

Observe creation of advertisements for various clients as well as creating animations to be used for ads for potential future clients

Education and Training

Bachelor of Art: Digital Media and Animation 2017 Alfred State Alfred, NY, United States

Awards and Nominations

Awards and Nominations “Mittashane” Laurels: , “Official Selection” in Blackbird Film Fest 2017,Nominated for “Best UpState NY Film” in Blackbird Film Fest 2017, Nominated for “Best Animated Sequence” in Blackbird Film Fest 2017, Semi Finalist in Los Angeles CineFest, Official Selection Animation Marathon 2016


Vincent Riddle | Aquatics Director | Southtowns YMCA | 1629 Southwestern Blvd. West Seneca, NY 14224

Phone: (716) 647-9622 x 142 | Email: vriddle@ymcabn.org


Gregory Wichlacz | Creative Strategist at dPost | 678 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716)853-0500 | Email: greg@dpost.com


Jeremy Speed Schwartz | Professor, Digital Media & Animation | 10 Upper College Dr. Alfred, NY 14802

Phone: (607) 587-4682 | Email: schwarj@alfredstate.edu


  • After Effects
  • Maya
  • Photoshop


August 2013/May 2017

Bachelor's of Arts at Alfred State College

  • Animation
  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email ciolekalex@gmail.com

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