CV

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2013: Developer’s Best Friend, OUYA

2011: Chair of Awards Jury: IndieCade

Organized the Finalist Jury for the 2011 IndieCade festival. http://indiecade.com/

2010 – Present: Partner: Indie Fund

Indie Fund aims to support the growth of games as a medium by helping indie developers get financially independent and stay financially independent. http://indie-fund.com

2006 – 2012: President and Co-Founder : thatgamecompany

Established and built a game development company with partner Jenova Chenhttp://www.thatgamecompany.com

2005: Producer : Cloud

Collaborated on design, organized the team, maintained the budget and schedule. The project was presented at the Slamdance Festival and Independent Games Festival 2006, and has had over 600k downloads as of June.http://www.thatcloudgame.com

2003-2006: Director of Motion Capture : House of Moves

Maintained quality of motion capture data during shoot. Organized and communicated between editors, clients, and talent on the set. Worked on video games(LOTR: Battle for Middle Earth, Guitar Hero), commercials(Target), tv(Disney), and film(Spiderman 2 and 3, Poseidon).http://www.moves.com

Fall 2005: Production Intern: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Reviewed game documents, critiqued, and tested Production Quality Assurance; ensured brand quality for Friends: The One With All the Trivia, and Harry Potter: Goblet of Fire. Organized and maintained asset spreadsheets for various projects.

2004-2005: Game Designer : E.L.E.C.T

Designed game mechanics to teach US Army Officers cultural sensitivity and negotiation, in collaboration with ICT. Designed the algorithms and assigned variables to create NPCs, as well as developed real-world scenarios and narrative with Subject Matter Experts. USC Project Page

2004 : projectCAR

projectCAR explored the media possibilities of LA’s most ubiquitous mobile tool – the car. It was an experiment in communicating through commuting, using a 1983 Volvo station wagon and a “Commuter Art Rig.” The Rig, depending on the scenario, can consist of an LED screen, FM transmitter, stickers, signs, mobile phone, laptop, and a GPS tracker. USC Project Page

2004: Asst. Producer & Stage Manager : Im Gonna Kill the President! A Federal Offense

PS122, NYC. Organized the execution of this political and somewhat guerilla play during the NYC 2004 Republican National Convention. Maintained the quality of PR, arranged interviews, and was responsible for the execution of the show each night. Village Voice write-up

2003: Site Manager: The Angel Project

Lincoln Center, NYC. Maintained the quality of the production at a building in Times Square that acted as part of an enormous living installation that spread across NYC; organized the communication between different sites during rehearsal.