William Pierce Ridenour
I am an enthusiastic designer and gamer dedicated to creating unforgettable player experiences, with 1 year of professional game design experience and 4+ years of creating games and mods.
Mobile: (248) 978 9731
Location: White Lake, Michigan
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Premiere
- After Effects
- Autodesk Maya
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Powerpoint
- Microsoft Word
- Unreal 4
August 2014 - June 2018
B.S. in Media and Information at Michigan State University
Minor in Game Design
May 2017 - Present
Designer / Animator at Games for Entertainment and Learning Lab
Worked closely with a team of programmers and artists to develop levels and menus for educational video games and software.
Prototyped, tested, and implemented various software updates.
Created animations and animation systems inside Autodesk Maya, Unity, and Unreal.
January 2018 - August 2018
Teacher's Assistant at Michigan State University
Assisted Professor Andrew Dennis in teaching MI 347, “3D Computer Animation”.
Aided students in small-group discussion and during practical animation labs.
Analyzed and critiqued student animation projects and weekly work.