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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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T.A. “Star” LaGrasse

Steamroller Studios / T.A. “Star” LaGrasse

T.A. “Star” LaGrasse

PROJECTS
Plex the Grape (Demo)
https://starlagrasse.itch.io/plex-the-grape-wip-demo

  • Momentum-based video game for Windows
  • Single player – Multiple levels
  • Player runs, jumps, rolls, and boosts to avoid obstacles and enemies using keyboard controls

Chrona Machina
https://stranger-space.itch.io/chrona-machina

  • Single player arcade-style space shooter game
  • Playable via download or with web browser
  • Time freezing feature
  • Multiple targets with varying patterns of movement

Ignotum
https://stranger-space.itch.io/ignotum

  • Card-based text adventure game
  • Player attempts to survive randomly generated encounters using cards denoting special powers

Skills

  • C#
  • C++
  • Game Design
  • Game Development
  • Gameplay Scripting
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • Team Leadership and Coordination
  • Technical Writing
  • Unity3D Engine

Education

Aug. 2015 - May 2019

Bachelors Computer Science, Cybergaming at Florida Polytechnic University

Experience

May 2018 - Aug. 2018

Application Developer, Intern at Stranger Space LLC

Led team tasked with tool development for educational games
Developed successful proof-of-concept platform

Oct. 2017 - present

On-line Tutor, Contractor at Link-Systems

Evaluate student work
Provide feedback for student improvement

Oct. 2015 - Apr. 2017

Producer, Web Videos at FL Poly. Univ. Cyber Gaming & Media Lab

Designed and wrote content
Coordinated on-air talent
Led on-air discussions of pop-culture and gaming

Sep. 2016 - Apr. 2019

Director, Panels and Events at FLPolyCon 2017, 2018 and 2019

Designed application forms for all event hosts (generally discussions, performances, presentations)
Finalized, as part of a small team, all events accepted for the convention
Handled all scheduling and served as main point of contact for event host

  • Programming
  • Updated 1 year ago

To contact this candidate email star.lagrasse@gmail.com

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