• Negotiated with music artists to license over 40 songs.
• Decided game direction, game features, and business strategy with company owner.
• Created player progression system to increase player engagement.
• Constructed website content, press kit, and product pages. Managed Steam forums, updating community and addressing concerns.
• Collaborated with artist to redesign user interface for entire game to be more appealing, clear, and engaging.
• Key proponent in revising Block mechanic and changing to percentage-based hits in combat.
• Pitched new combat system based on Action Points used for movement and actions, designed to provide more clarity and flexibility in tactics to players. Original combat system revised to incorporate elements of pitch.
• Designed and presented 7 additional or heavily reworked character classes with new combat roles and unique abilities.
• Researched similar games and industry, and provided feedback in additional areas such as player progression, overworld navigation, and marketing.
• Created foundations for main combat system, character customization and progression system, and 15 initial enemy types for GOMBIES (cancelled cooperative action RPG).
• Designed and pitched 6 new enemy types, and presented revised scoring/monetization system that was fair to all players (paying and non-paying) with more flexibility and clarity for the quick shooting free-to-play mobile game DEUL (current version of game has over 1 million downloads on Google Play).
• Brainstormed and pitched new product ideas. Conducted game and financial research.
Notable Video Game Events Involvement
Minefaire (2019) - Staffed Virtual Reality Area
FanVest eSports Summit (2018) - Registration/Greeter
VRX (2017) - Registration/Greeter, Misc Assistance
Roguelike Celebration (2017) - Registration/Greeter, Event Setup
Imgur Extra Life Charity Night (2017) - Registration/Greeter, Event Setup, Gave Tours, Misc Assistance
Pocket Gamers Connects (2017) - Registration/Greeter, Event Setup
GDC (2017) - Staffed Virtual Reality Prototype Hardware Booth, Pitched Product
Casual Connect (2016) - Photography