Alex Vlachos
Seattle, WA

http://alex.vlachos.com

I am not currently looking for work. Please do not contact me regarding new opportunities.

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PROJECTS:   http://alex.vlachos.com/graphics

EDUCATION:   Boston University, Boston, MA. Bachelor in Computer Science (May, 1997).


EXPERIENCE

Valve, Senior Graphics Programmer, Seattle, WA Oct 2006 - Present

I am currently focusing on virtual reality rendering and shader development. These are some of the projects I have contributed to:
Black Frog Industries, Owner, Seattle, WA Jan 2009 - Present

This is my weekend-warrior company where I get to write a bunch of app code just for the fun of it. These are some of the apps I've released:
Naughty Dog, Lead Visual Effects Programmer, Santa Monica, CA March 2005 - Oct 2006

I contributed to Uncharted: Drake's Fortune as the Lead Visual Effects Programmer focusing on rendering and shader development.

Game Development Start-up, Boston, MA Jan 2004 - Feb 2005

I was part of a start-up developing a game prototype for the Sony PSP.

ATI, Lead Programmer, Demo Team & 3D Application Research Group, Boston, MA Nov 1998 - Jan 2004

RADEON X800 Demo Suite - Lead Programmer & Technical Director:

RADEON 9800 Demo Suite - Lead Programmer & Technical Director:
RADEON 9700 Demo Suite and Screen Savers - Lead Programmer & Technical Director:
RADEON 8500 Demo Suite and Screen Savers - Lead Programmer & Technical Director:
Curved Surfaces:
Radeon's Ark, Launch demo for the ATI RADEON - Lead Programmer & Technical Director:
Spacetec IMC, Software Engineer, Boston, MA June 1997 - Nov 1998

SpaceOrb 360:
Spaceball 4000 FLX: