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The Moby Games

Experience

Section Studios, Los Angeles, CA 1/15 – 7/15

Senior Producer

Managed and led multiple teams of developers in creating mobile, PC, and console mass market games for AAA publishers. Organized game design, composed schedules, and managed budget for projects from $100 – $750,000.

  • Managed a team of 5 engineers, 16 artists, and 4 game designers resulting in successful development of online multiplayer game Dead Realm that brought in $500,000 in sales revenue within 4 days of launch.
  • Worked with top 3 influencers in the Youtube & Twitch.tv space during development which added over 1 million additional online impressions.

Always Player 2, Los Angeles, CA  5/14 – Present

Founder, Designer

Consultant and developer for mobile and web applications for small businesses, start-ups, and individuals.

  • Produced and designed Sanga, a 3d educational game for iPad by contracting and managing a team of 4 developers from creation to finish.
  • Managed Beijing development to fix production for Jokes4U, a social online comedy app that was 5 months over schedule, resulting in successful completion within 2 months and no increase in budget.

Zya, Calabases, CA     2/12 – 4/14

Lead Game Designer

Lead design on all SKUs for an angel and venture backed start up (Intel Capital, Liberty Global, and Shea Ventures) company making online social music games.

  • Led design team for Zya on all game SKUs, for a team of 30 developers resulting in successful worldwide launch and becoming the #1 Music Game in the Apple App Store.
  • Prototyped new game mechanics, wrote game design documents, and created wireframes, with emphasis on retention and monetization that established production process and release of Zya.
  • Presented to investors, board of directors, and strategic partners, including Apple, EA, Chillingo, and Samsung which resulted in publishing deals valued at $150,000 each.

Defy Media, Los Angeles, CA     6/10 – 1/12

Game Designer & Web Editor

Produced and designed all aspects of flash, social media, and mobile games for a top digital media brand with over 125 million views each month.

  • Founded Digital Ad Gaming department which produced branded games with budgets of $10 – 40k for clients including Starbucks, Universal Pictures, and Lionsgate resulting in $100 – 400k additional in client ad impressions over 3 month timeframe.
  • Created original concept and designed games including Zombie Parkour Runner (iOS) which was featured on Apple’s What’s Hot two times resulting in over 2 million downloads for Defy Media.
  • Managed game design for Shanghai development team of 20 + developers to produce 4 games per quarter.

Disney Interactive Media,  Salt Lake City, UT     12/09 – 5/10

Development Support

Sensory Sweep Studios,  Salt Lake City, UT     1/07 – 3/09

Lead Designer

Japanese Exchange Teaching Programme (JET) – Namegawa Middle School,  Namegawa, Japan  7/04 – 8/06

Assistant English Teacher

Speaker & Lectures

Comic Con, Anime Banzai, GEEX,  New York Film Academy

Education

Marshall School of Busincess – USC,   Los Angeles, CA                        2017

MBA, Masters of Business Administration

Pomona College, Claremont, CA                                                                  2003

BA, Philosophy, Politics, & Economics (PPE)

Nanjing University,Nanjing, China                                                             2001 – 2002

Study Abroad Program                           

Other Skills

Dev Track, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, Sound Forge, visual scripting, Mandarin Chinese, conversational Japanese

Interests

Video games, Stand Up Comedy, Pro-wrestling, comics, Capoiera, MMA, cooking, collectible card games, languages, dance

3 Commentsto Resume

  1. Hamilton says:

    Hi Christopher, my name is Hamilton and I am with Skye Recruitment could you please email me an updated resume as well as your contact information?

    Thanks

  2. Richard says:

    I have a Senior Game Designer position I would like to talk to you about. Please call or email me.

    Richard Lambright
    SSI Technical
    Recruitment Team Member
    Email: richard@ssitechnical.com
    Phone: (863) 535-6213

  3. Ekta Chauhan says:

    Hi Christopher,

    I have an opening for you with our direct client for the position of Game Designer (Contract to Hire) in ,San Francisco, CA. If interested or looking for job or job change please respond to me on ekta(at)vertisystem(dot)com or call me on 510-400-8852 asap.

    Regards
    Ekta Chauhan

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