My name is Alex and I'm a Senior at Michigan State University. I'm studying Computer Science and working as a Software Developer. I love the thrill of problem solving and the freedom to come up with my own solutions that coding provides me.
I have recently been able to gain experience in the software industry. I am currently an intern at TechSmith in Okemos MI where I work on the team that maintains the TechSmith Relay website. This is a portal that allows for educators to create and share video content with their students, as well as incorporating quizzes and tracking views. In my 8 months at TechSmith, I have learned a lot about front end web development, something I have enjoyed tremendously.
I am one of the top Pokemon Trading Card Game players in the world. I have placed in the Top 64 and Top 32 at the United States National Championships in the past 3 years and in the Top 32 at the World Championship in 2015. I also write articles covering strategy and deck advice for paid subscribers at sixprizes.com.
Other hobbies of mine include playing the trumpet in the MSU Concert Band, running, attending MSU Football games, and playing video games with my friends such as Super Smash Bros and Rocket League.