Saam Pahlavan, Game Designer, Flash Developer, Portfolio

 

Resume, Game Designer, Flash Developer, Saam Pahlavan

Saam Pahlavan

gamemastersaam@gmail.com

832.692.3455

Experience:

Microsoft and SCAD Collaboration Project - Savannah, GA

January 2013 - March 2013: Content Designer

  • Contributed to design of a project sponsored by Microsoft Studios through the SCAD Collabroative Learning Center

KingsIsle Entertainment - Austin, TX

June 2012 - August 2012: Game Design Intern

  • Contributed to fixing bugs / design with UI, play tested, and reported bugs on Family MMORPG Pirate101
  • (https://www.pirate101.com/)

Projects:

Disorder, Fall 2012 - Current - Programmer / Level Designer

  • Responsible for most of the game’s initial code
  • Created level mechanics, design, and obstacles
  • Winner of the Captivate Conference 2013 Student Competition

Secret Formula, Fall 2013 - Artist / Level Designer

  • Responsible for mapping out obstacles / level flow
  • Created narrative / story arc
  • Winner of the 2013 Indie Speed Run

Education:

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interactive Design and Game Development

Savannah College of Art and Design - March 2013

  • Dean’s List - 3.97 GPA
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • SCAD Artistic and Honors scholarship

Skills:                                                                                                               Other:

  • Flash CS5
  • Game Design
  • 2d Toolkit
  • Actionscript 3.0
  • Level Design
 
  • FlashDevelop
  • Javascript (Unity)
 
  • Flixel
  • TortoiseSVN
 
  • Photoshop
  • Unity

 

  • Illustrator

 

Other Accomplishments / Activities:

  • Communications Coordinator for SCAD Game Development Network (Spring 2011 – Spring 2012)
  • Winner of the Rooster Teeth 2013 Game Jam
  • Host of The Loading Screen Podcast (www.loadingscreenpodcast.com)

References available upon request