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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Ping Qiu

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Ping Qiu


Game Developer

New York

Ping Qiu

100 Willoughby Street Apt 17H, Brooklyn, New York, NY11201

(929) 281-4238





· Unity3D, Processing, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, Blender, Logic Pro X, XCode, Excel, Sublime Text

· Game Design; C++ (STL, OpenGL); C#; Javascript (Phaser, nodeJS); Lua ; Objective-C; PHP/MySQL; html/css.



Monster based Farming Simulation Game            Sep. 2016-May. 2017

·   Implemented an edge detection shader for perpendicular voxel models in order to create the cartoon style

·   Designed and Implemented Monster and NPC’s AI, behavior and animation

·   Implemented a Markov Chain based random name generator for players to pick a random name when captured monsters

Voroni Diagram Memory Game          Apr. 2017-Apr. 2017

·   A weekly prototype project with a prompt of Belfast; I designed the game with the inspiration from Giant Causeway

·   Designed around voroni algorithm and implemented a memory game where you need to reverse your memory

K-D Tree based Guarding Game          Mar. 2017-Mar. 2017

·   Designed a game around K-D Tree where you clear enemies by pushing tree nodes and protect your people to destination

Accelerometer Shooting Game                 Feb. 2014-Feb. 2014

· Implemented in-game screen-shot saving and loading for iOS and Android devices

· Designed a no button control scheme with gestures and the accelerometer for iOS and Android devices

VR Experimental Art Game                    Jan. 2016-May. 2016

· This is a project cooperate with the Met Media Lab to make an interesting experience for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and exhibit on the Met Digital Open House.

· Helped and found a way to extract the topography data of the oil painting and transform it into a height map

Multiplayer Augmented Reality Game                 Jun. 2014-Jun. 2014

· Implemented network communication between 2 players with Arcalet for distance lovers

· Designed customized sign identifier on a greeting card to make the experience feels consistence

HTML5 Multiplayer Pong                 Oct. 2015-Oct. 2015

· Implemented network communication of fast-pace game with Socket.io

· Made a 3 player circular pong cooperative mechanics

Shooting Game Combined with Tower Defense Element                Dec. 2013-Jan. 2014

·   Created and implemented enemies model, AI, animation, particle effects, as well as sound effects.

·   Designed and made weapons and turrets’ model, behavior explosion effects, and sound effects.

Teaching Asistant                  Sep. 2016-May. 2017

· Teaching Assistant for ‘Intro to Programming’ course at NYU Game Center

· Teaching Assistant for ‘Intro to Game Development’ course at NYU Game Center



New York University                                                                                                                        New York, NY

M.F.A. in Tisch, Concentration Game Design                                                                        Sep. 2015-Jun. 2017

·   Relevant Courses: Interactive Computer Graphics, Game Design, Game Production Practicum, Games and Players

Southwest University of Political Science and Law       Chongqing, China

B.E. in Criminal Investigation, Criminal Science and Technology                                             Sep. 2011-Jun. 2015

·    Relevant Courses: Criminal Physics, Criminal Chemistry, Calculus,  Linear Algebra



· Chinese (Native)

· Cantonese (Native)

· English (TOEFL 91/120)

· Japanese (JLPT-N1 143/180)



  • Blender
  • C#
  • C++ (STL
  • Excel
  • Game Design
  • html/css
  • Illustrator
  • Javascript (Phaser
  • Logic Pro X
  • Lua
  • nodeJS)
  • Objective-C
  • OpenGL)
  • Photoshop
  • Premier
  • Processing
  • Sublime Text
  • Unity3D
  • XCode
  • Programming
  • Updated 3 years ago

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