Jacob Elert

Game Developer

321 Pinnacle Ct.

Lake Orion, MI 48360

(248) 330-8248


Nightlife, a safe sex game funded by the CDC                                                                              July 2008 – May 2011
Michigan State University, UCONN
Game Designer, Project Coordinator, Audio Co-Producer, Lead Tester

  • Translated script and game ideas into a playable experience
  • Scheduled milestones and handled progress updates
  • Developed audio and oversaw voice recordings
  • Managed testing group and streamlined bug reports

Man vs. Wild, an Xbox 360 game of Discovery’s survival show                                        January 2010 – May 2010
Michigan State University, Scientifically Proven Entertainment
Collaboration – Game/System Designer

  • Created and designed mechanics for gameplay
  • Developed rapid prototypes of designs
  • Modified and iterated designs based on feedback


  • C++, JAVA, ActionScript 3.0, SQL
  • XNA, Unity3D, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Office


Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI                                                                    September 2007 – May 2010
Bachelor of Arts: Telecommunications, Information Studies and Media
Dual Specializations:

  • Game Design and Development
  • Information Technology

Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills, MI                                                                    September 2010 – Present
Certificate: Software Development Engineer