Hello 👋 My name is

Alex Lotsos.

I design and develop high quality educational media and technology

I am currently a Ph.D. student at Northwestern University's CS+LS program and my research focuses on technologically mediated learning environments for introductory design classes.

About Me

I am a creative technologist turned learning scientist based in Evanston, IL who strives to bring their tech expertise to the field of education. I have an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from Boston University where I also minored in computer science, and hold a master's degree in Integrated Digital Media from New York University. I am currently a Ph.D. student at Northwestern University's CS+LS program and my research focuses on technologically mediated learning environments for introductory design classes.

In this portfolio you'll find examples of my prior work as a technologist, as well as my current projects as a Ph.D. student. If you see something that you like, feel free to reach out!

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My Work

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MISSING: Angelica Greenstone

Javascript Node.js WebXR

Earn your rank in the Department of Strategic Forensics by tackling this high tech missing persons case and discovering the truth behind the dissapearance of Angelica Greenstone: a travel writer and social media personality who's vanished without a trace. Do you have what it takes?

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Caseyjudge.com

HTML (S)CSS Javascript 11ty

Portfolio website for Casey Judge, creative technologist and digital designer. Custom-built, fully responsive, and highly performant so that recruiters and hiring managers can get the information they need as soon as possible on any platform.

Clench intro screen featuring a bodybuilder and the word Clench! in cyrillic text.

Clench!

C# Unity3D Arduino

An arcade-style, multiplayer, competitive bodybuilding game powered by Arduino and Unity. Get pumped, strike a pose, and CLENCH as hard as you can!

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DSF Scene Reconstruction

WebXR Javascript

WebXR tool built with A-frame and 8th Wall that simulates reconstructing a crime-scene from photographic evidence. Developed for The Coffeeshop Mystery, an unreleased Unseen Media project.

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The Holostudio

C# Unity3D

A holographic art studio application developed for one of Microsoft’s UX design challenges. Built for the HoloLens using Unity3D.

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Tailwind

C# Unity3D

A 3D puzzle platformer meant to help teachers cover the basics of vector mathematics. It takes an alternative approach to game-based learning, opting for good gameplay that sets the stage for an enhanced classroom experience.

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The Dyatlov Files

C# Unity3D ARCore

Unseen Media's first attempt to bring XR into tabletop gaming. Scour the web, sift through documents, and use high tech augmented reality detective tools to solve mysteries. Do you have what it takes?

Get in Touch

I am currently looking for new research and collaboration opportunities and I'm also open for freelance or contract work. I'm a versatile worker and I enjoy being part of multidisciplinary and multicultural teams so if you feel like I might be a good fit for your needs, don't hesitate to get in touch!