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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William Pierce Ridenour

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William Pierce Ridenour


Level Designer

Detroit, MI

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
E-mail: williamridenour14@gmail.com
Location: White Lake, Michigan


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • After Effects
  • Autodesk Maya
  • C#
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • MotionBuilder
  • Python
  • Unity
  • 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.

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To contact this candidate email WilliamRidenour14@gmail.com

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