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, Graphics Programmer, Seattle, WA October 06 / Present

I am currently focusing on virtual reality rendering and shader development.
Black Frog Industries, Owner, Seattle, WA January 09 / 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 05 / September 06

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 February 04 / February 05

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

ATI, Lead Programmer, Demo Team, Boston, MA Nov 00 / January 04

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:
ATI, Software Engineer, 3D Application Research Group, Boston, MA Nov 98 / Nov 00

Curved Surfaces:
Radeon's Ark, Launch demo for the ATI RADEON - Lead Programmer & Technical Director:
Spacetec IMC, Software Engineer, Boston, MA June 97 / Nov 98

SpaceOrb 360:
Spaceball 4000 FLX: