Dilan Alpay

Lead Game Designer

Lindenwold, NJ, USA

Work Experience

Skyless Game Studios

Lead Game Designer

Take part in all stages game creation, including proposal, design, and deployment. Draw concept art, program game demos, and integrate 2D and 3D art assets into Unity. Supervise all artists and programmers across multiple projects. Write up game design documents, abstracts, and proposals for clients. Review resumés and hold interviews for all potential employees.
April 2013 - Present Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Drexel University Computing Academy

Game Design Teacher

Taught Unity and game design to high schoolers in a summer program for three years. Worked with teams of students to complete video game projects within limited time frames. Participated in the first program in 2010 as a high schooler and led the winning team project.
July 2013 - August 2015 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Drexel Psychology Department

Lead Game Designer and Programmer

Designed, programmed, and created the art for a mobile game used to test the cognitive capabilities of mentally-impaired children. Worked with both professors and graduate students to ensure the psychological accuracy.
October 2012 - June 2016 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

MOD Worldwide

Game Designer and Programmer

Helped MOD produce a mobile video game for a medical insurance company. Restructured existing code, wrote up a new code framework, and helped implement art. Worked with employees unfamiliar with game development and taught them best Unity practices.
June 2014 - September 2014 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Education

Drexel University

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science

Concentration in Game Design and Production & Human-Computer Interaction
September 2011 - June 2016 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Skills

C#, C++, Java, Microsoft Excel, Unity3D,

Teaching Experience

- Taught game classes to high school students
- TA’d an Intro to Unity3D college course twice
- Train new employees at Skyless Game Studios to work with existing code and frameworks

Design Ability

- Extremely proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and comparable Google Drive services
- Proficient at writing all forms of documentation, from design documents to guideline sheets
- Created prototypes for board games in and outside of college courses
- Drawn character concept designs for my games and for Skyless Game Studios