a photo of me

My name is Alec Bielanos and I am currently pursuing my undergraduate degree in Game Design and Development with a minor in Creative Writing from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where I anticipate to graduate in the Spring/Summer of 2018.

Over the past three (almost four) years, I have learned more than I ever thought I could about designing and engineering the next generation of games and software. I have produced numerous projects both in groups and on my own which can be found on the 'portfolio' section of my website.

Avid Developer...

my opengl project my ai project

I've spent my time here learning several programming languages to utilize in different development situations. My strongest language is currently JavaScript, especially when creating web services, although C# in Unity is a close second. The ideal job, for me, would be to create modules or plug-ins that could be used to cover a variety of applications. Additionally, I also have an interest in education, as I would love teaching the next generation of minds, helping their creativity run wild in an industry which continues to grow.

Other than programming, I've also excelled in several of the design courses offered in my program. These cover UI/UX Design, tabletop and digital prototyping, 2D and 3D Asset Production, and interactive audio development.

If you're interested in learning more, you can find a printable PDF of my resume by clicking the 'resume' button in the navigation bar at the top of the website (opens in a new window).

...among other things!

some photos of me

An equal balance of work and play keeps the creative mind strong, and I love getting away from the computer as much as I love being on it. Outside of class, you might find me juggling, playing music, searching for the most dangerous objects to balance on my face, or out and about with my friends.

The clubs and organizations that I take part in and the vast number of social connections across disciplines that I've made throughout my time here have helped strengthen me as a critical thinker. Exploring the different avenues of life has only broadened the knowledge that I can take with me into the design and development process!