resume

sulaiman jackson

sulaimanjackson.com

Section I

Education

2018 - 2024 - Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Video Game Software and Development, Baker College Michigan.

Section II

Professional Experience

Teaching Scratch Programming Language - "How to make Epic Games in Scratch", Carnegie Center, Fall 2020 - Spring 2021.

Scratch online course - "How to make Epic Games in Scratch", Udemy.com, Fall 2019.

Unity online course - "How to make Epic Games in Unity", Udemy.com, Spring 2019.

Programming Languages - C# (4 years), C++ (1 year), Java (1 year), HTML and CSS (2 years), Scratch (4 years).

Section III

Skills

Graphics Designer - Vector and raster artist, using Adobe Animate, Adobe Photoshop. Creating graphics and art for final production.

Development Tools - Visual Studio, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Animate/Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Unity 3D, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, OBS Studio, iMovie, Movie Maker, FL Studio, GarageBand, Blender, and Autodesk Maya.

Music Composer - Writing music and creating sound effects for games with a piano.

Website Designer - Designing complex yet simple websites with Adobe Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, HTML, and CSS.

Game Developer and Designer - Designing creative and original games for PC, console, and mobile.

Online Programming Teacher - Teaching young children the basics of programming, with the Carnegie Center of Lexington KY, and Udemy.com

3D Graphic Modeler - Designing unique creations using Blender and Autodesk Maya.

Video Editor -  Editing YouTube videos, Udemy courses with Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, iMovie, and Movie Maker.

Section IV

Published books

"The Incredible Veggie Boys" - 2016 - Writer, Editor, Publisher, Cover Artist

"The Witches Curse" - 2016 - Writer, Editor, Publisher, Cover Artist

"Sasha, a kitten in water" - 2017 - Writer, Editor, Publisher, Cover Artist

Section V

Published courses

Scratch online course - "How to make Epic Games in Scratch", Udemy.com, Fall 2019

Unity online course - "How to make Epic Games in Unity", Udemy.com, Spring 2019

Section VII

Published games

"Aranaea" - 2017 - Lead Programmer, Graphics Artist, Sound Effects Supervisor.

3D tower defense.

Designed and implemented grid-based movement system.

Optimized 3D graphics for high FPS rendering on low-end mobile graphic cards.

Developed with Unity game engine and C#.

"Cyral" - 2017 - Lead Programmer, Graphics Artist, Sound Effects Supervisor.

2D platformer for mobile devices.

Designed and implmented 2D platformer engine.

Simple 2-touch controls for easy movement.

Developed with Unity game engine and C#.

Designed for Google Play and App Store.

"The Struggle" - 2018 - Lead Programmer, Graphics Artist, Sound Effects Supervisor.

Endless runner type game for mobile

Designed and implmented complex particle systems

Simple 1-touch controls

Developed with Unity game engine C#

Designed for Google Play and App Store

"The Reaping" - 2019 - Lead Programmer, Pseudo-code developer

Random sorting program to choose jobs

Designed and implmented random based choosing

Unique job listings for each applicant

2.5D top-down airplane shooter

Designed and implemented 3D and 2D collisions and detections

In-app purchases and shop syste,

Multiplayer and networking for up to 20 players per game

Mobile advertising

"Airplane" - 2019-2020 - Lead Programmer, Graphics Artist, Sound Effects Supervisor

"Ninja Rush" - 2020 - Lead Programmer, Graphics Artist, Sound Effects Supervisor

2D endless runner

Infinite side-scrolling parallax mechanisms

Complex and efficient particle systems and effects

Optimized for mobile and PC

Designed for Google Play

Section VIII

airplane

a high-caliber top down shooter.

ninja rush

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a fast-paced endless runner

bouncy hero

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a nail-biting jumper

Section IX

the incredible veggie boys

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the tale of young superheroes

sasha, a kitten in water

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the story of a stranded cat

the witch's curse

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can they defeat the witch?

Section X

Scholarships

2014 - 2017 - Keys To The Community Piano Scholarship - Kentucky State University

Section XI

Youtube

Jackson Academy - Youtube Channel - 3.3k Subscribers - 252k Views

Weekly Instructional Tutorials And Videos

*Under construction*

Section XII