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Miraj Alam

Miraj Alam

Software Engineer, Game Developer

My areas of expertise are game development, web development, and general programming. In web development I know both front-end and back-end. As a game developer I mostly enjoy game design and game programming. I am proficient in C# programming using the Unity game engine.

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Work Experience

Game Production Intern

Viacom Nickelodeon

January 2017 - May 2017

Supported game producers with daily tasks pertaining to the production of web games. This entailed gameplay recording, asset gathering, cutting voiceover clips, maintaining spreadsheets, brainstorming new game ideas, and creating documents.

  • Designed the moveset for over 20 characters for a new game in the Super Brawl fighting game franchise that span many Nickelodeon shows. Utilized Camtasia in order to create GIFs of TV show clips to demonstrate possible gameplay scenarios.
  • Did QA work on games using Charles Web Debugging Proxy and JIRA. Worked together with the games team to make sure bugs and issues were reported in an orderly and systematic manner. Utilized Charles Web Debugging Proxy to test games on both PC and mobile browser platforms.
  • Gathered episode assets from many Nickolodeon properties like The Loud House, Bunsen is a Beast, and Henry Danger in order to get the audio files that were then cut using Audacity to make voice clips for characters in the following games:
    • SpongeBob SquarePants: Sketch it, Guess it
    • Loud House: Clean-O-Clock
    • Bunsen is a Beast: The Beast Day Ever
    • Nickelodeon Blaster Squad
  • Used Adobe Photoshop to help convert gifs to different forms in order to optimize the game Summer Music Video Maker for different platforms.

Instructor

Khan's Tutorial

December 2013 - December 2015

Coordinated with other instructors to teach, advise, motivate, and mentor individual students as well as groups.

  • Subjects taught were computer science, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, history, and English.
  • Taught students that ranged from grades 6 to 12.
  • Helped students prep for SHSATs, SATs, and college applications.

Education

Stony Brook University

B.S. in Computer Science

Fall 2017

Coursework:

  • Software Engineering, Design Paterns, Algorithms, Databases
  • Game Programming, Linear Algebra, Finite Mathematical Structures
  • Computer Organization & Architecture, Systems Level Programming, Operating Systems, Theory of Computation
  • Technical Communications, Creative Writing, Writing Workshop

Stuyvesant High School

Class of 2012

Skills

Primary Skills

  • Software Engineering
  • Game Development
  • Full Stack Web Development

Languages

  • Java, C#, C, C++, Python
  • HTML5, CSS3, SQL, Javascript
  • LaTeX (TexShop)

Technologies

  • Git, Github Desktop
  • UNIX command line
  • MySQL, JDBC
  • JIRA, Charles Proxy

Programs

  • Unity, Blender
  • Microsoft & Google Office Suite
  • PhotoShop, Gimp, Asesprite
  • Camtasia, Audacity

Game Developer Skills

  • C# Programming in Unity
  • Game Design
  • Level Design
  • Pixel Art

Other Skills

  • Teaching
  • Public Speaking
  • Creative Writing
  • Formal Writing