Online Games

 

Facebook

Zoo World 2 for RockYou was - at the time - the largest Facebook project ever undertaken. In addition to a 3D terrain editor, the initial launch included over eighty 3D zoo animals.

Challenge - manage, coach, and mentor a team of non-game developers to the rythyms and disciplines of game design. Boost morale after a large RIFs, leverage outside industry veteran talent while encouraging a young in-house team. 

  • General Manager
  • Design Director
  • Art Director

 

Tiger Woods PGA TOUR Golf

PGA TOUR / Tiger Woods Golf re-established EA Sports as a player in the golf market. PGA TOUR Pro was EA's first online sports game - and instead of peer-to-peer connections, implemented EA's first game server and match server.

Challenge - rescue a failing franchise with superior and innovative design - and in the process, save dozens of jobs by creating the most successful golf franchise in interactive entertainment history.

  • Executive Producer
  • Project Manager
  • UI / UX Design

 

Additionally, PGA TOUR Golf debuted a revolutionary wrap-around UI that is still in use today - not only in golf - but in most sports  simulations and games.

 

 

TAG Networks
 

TAG Networks was an online streaming service that allowed players to compete in single player or head-to-head games through their cable TV set top box.

  • Executive Producer
  • UI / UX Designer

 

 

Gazillion Entertainment

Redwood was the stealth code name of Gazillion's  large online world - best described as World of Warcraft meets Mario. The product's "secret sauce" was the combination of epic quests with stealth learning puzzles.

  • UI / UX Design Manager
  • Learning Design Manager

 

 

IMVU

Imvu is a virtual world for mature audiences. In 2012, the board wanted to create a family-friendly division that utilized the 3D avatar technology of the main site. The flagship product was Scribble -- an innovative drawing game based on easy-to-pose 3D action figures

  • Studio Manager
  • Design Director
  • Head of Product Management