Ross Shen | student
Ross is an interactive media developer and holds a bachelor degree of science in Computing Science from Simon Fraser University. He is passionate about building digital products that make users engaged and enjoy using. He believes that it is important to emphasize on user participations and interactions in the digital applications.
Furthermore, he is interested in game design and development. He has a strong understanding of game design theory, and he has experience in developing board game and digital game. A notable game that he has developed is Kumo and Oni. It is a 2D adventure game with cooperative puzzle-solving mechanic developed using Unity. He was primarily responsible for the level design and Unity scripting. The game was awarded one of the top 3 best games of the semester by a group of guests consist of designers and developers working in the game industry. With his passion in game development, he also enjoying building tools for game development. He developed an application which will help indie game developers save countless hours in the design of artwork in their games, and he was honoured to publish and present it in SIGGRAPH 2022.
Through the MDM program, Ross aims to focus on developing innovative and engaging digital products. Ross’ goal with MDM program is to expand his knowledge and explore different product developments. He looks forward to work with people from different disciplines that are all enthusiastic about digital media and make valuable connections in the industry.