Full Sail University


Elbert Perez

Senior Partner Engineer | Unity

Elbert Perez has been pushing the boundaries of immersive technologies for the past decade. Elbert co-founded Doghead Simulations, an immersive education platform that enables students and teachers to connect in a virtual learning environment. Elbert had previously served as Senior VR Developer with HTC – contributing to the cutting edge of virtual reality through his work on the HTC Vive. Before HTC, he was a technical producer at Microsoft, working on games such as Halo 4, Ryse: Son of Rome, Sunset Overdrive, Ascend: Hand of Kul, plus development on products like Xbox One, SmartGlass, XNA, and Windows Vista. Elbert is also an independent game developer with more than 20 titles across the Steam, Windows Phone, Android, and iOS markets – titles that have generated more than three million downloads.


Stageverse, Halo 4, Ryse: Son of Rome, Sunset Overdrive, Ascend: Hand of Kul, HTC Vive, SmartGlass, Xbox One

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Making games was the only thing I could ever pursue with a passion. I couldn’t be a lot of things for one reason or another, but I liked that games require you to be creative and technical at the same time. I could do that.”
—Elbert Perez
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