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(952) 818-7931
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Alex Carlson is a game developer from Minneapols, MN. Currently working at Target Headquarters on the Creative AR/VR team.

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Target 2016-10-01 — present

Senior Engineer

Highlights

  • Created a networked interactive installation to react with the Minneapolis skyline from across the city.
  • Wrote networking and gameplay code for a 6 player socket-based web game, deployed to 5 Target stores for a limited time.
  • Built the gameplay mechanics for a child focused holiday VR game, played by over 2000 kids over one weekend.

1517 Media 2016-05-13 — 2016-10-01

Front-End Web Developer

Highlights

  • Styleguide Creation
  • eCommerce
  • CMS Research & Project Planning

VON91 2014-08-15 — 2015-09-25

Web Developer

Highlights

  • Client Communication
  • eCommerce
  • Time Management

Invisible Friend 2013-12-01 — 2014-08-30

Software Engineer Intern

Highlights

  • Data Visualization
  • Marketing
  • Brand / Identity Strategy

Minneapolis College of Art and Design 2012-08-25 — 2013-05-05

Computer Support Help Desk

Highlights

  • Equipment Checkout Management
  • Student Computer Re-Imaging
  • General IT Assistance

MCAD 2016-01-01 — 2016-12-30

Co-Teach

Highlights

  • Course Building & Assignment Planning
  • Coding Demos
  • Grading & Student Evaluation

MCAD 2012-09-15 — 2016-05-13

Web & Multimedia Environments
Bachelor

Web Development

  • HTML, Jade
  • CSS, Sass, Stylus
  • Node, Socket.io, Angular
  • Javascript, Typescript, PHP

Platforms

  • Arduino
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Oculus Rift
  • Vive
  • Google Cardboard
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Kinect

Applications

  • Unity
  • UE4
  • Blender
  • Maya
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • After Effects