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John Roquemore

CTO at APN

Location
San Francisco Bay Area
Industry
Internet
Current
  1. APN,
  2. Loyalty
Previous
  1. Self Aware Games,
  2. Insider Productions,
  3. First Bay Financial
Education
  1. Purdue University
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APN

APN

CTO

– Present

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Background

Experience

CTO

APN
– Present (2 years 3 months)San Francisco Bay Area

Working to recreate the way business is run in adult. SEO, Social Engineering,web 2.0, aggressive UX design combined with fresh content for the smoothest surfing experience.

Bringing the best experience to you is my goal, keeping you around is my specialty.

Co-Founder

Loyalty
– Present (2 years 7 months)San Francisco Bay Area

Consulting for brands, guerrilla advertising, opt-in virality.

A sister company to our other division, TidyMilk Llc, a think tank for up and coming marketing strategy, technology, and products focused on mobile as well as up and coming tech.

If your brand wants exposure, if you are interested in working with a group of the best and brightest forward thinkers in the Bay Area, contact us.

If you hate your brand and want it to stay out of the spotlight, please do not contact us.

Social Media Marketing Lead and Horse Whisperer

Self Aware Games
(1 year)Oakland, California

•Started in Customer Service and QA for Self Aware Games. Brought on and managed a team of testers on our products, created test plans, and implemented bug tracking software. Worked in Customer Service as the first line of defense for customer issues, tickets, and trouble shooting problems. Constantly updating the support system as the company grows.
•I am currently implementing a new Social Media campaign for our company. Managing all of the forward facing sites as well as working with engineers to produce tools and methods that will assist in marketing campaigns through all of our online entities. I am also working on guerrilla marketing for our products. I create sales, create and manage in game and 2.0 events, and do everything social that will assist in improving our reach to the public. I have a glorious track record and am looking forward to pushing our presence online to a complete success.
•I wear a lot of hats at Self Aware and am versatile in doing most tasks involved with SAG that do not involve intense programming.

Promotions manager

Insider Productions
(1 year)

• Worked with local and national artists in many mediums to promote their personal brand and gain exposure for their talents while working with all of the aspects of networking to be sure maximum brand potential was being reached.
• Set up and booked events and worked with the sales and marketing teams to coordinate and timeline larger scale galleries and concerts.
• Booked venues, talent, and promotions contract teams (Worldwide brands such as Jagermeister, Rogue Status, Patron, Johnny Cupcakes, etc.) and created a clear line of communication between all aspects of the event to be sure everything was perfect with a great response and an immense success record.

Loan Officer

First Bay Financial
(2 years 7 months)

•Assisted customers on residential mortgages for refinancing and new purchases as well as structuring loan documents.
•Worked with multiple banking representatives to troubleshoot loan qualifications as well as finding the best options for my clients.
•Conducted meetings to train real estate agents and new hires on the updates in the market and loan systems as things changed.

Associate Producer

Total Immersion Software
(7 months)

•Worked directly with the development team to find, test, and resolve bugs within military training simulations and the level editing tools used to create them.
•Utilized in-house level editing toolset for creating custom test levels to ensure end product success.
•Lead tester for new audio and physics engines as they were being integrated. Worked with programmers and sound design team to create and implement new engines as well as created a Jira database to accurately track these issues and create user stories.
•Practiced the Agile Development methodology and attended daily product scrums to communicate and discuss suggestions and bugs currently being handled during the development process.

Quality Assurance Tester

Namco Bandai Games America
(1 year 4 months)

•Tested games for localization, TRC/TCR and standards bugs, text, graphics, and gameplay bugs during Prealpha, Alpha, and Beta builds.
•Regressed bugs on new revisions of the project and marked them accordingly in the company’s database.
•Created, assisted, and executed test plans as well as worked with developers regarding game mechanics, combat styles, visual and gameplay suggestions.

Bar Manager

Wabash Yacht Club
(1 year 8 months)

•Completed multiple tasks at once in a very fast paced environment, such as bartending, managing other employees, and handling money and pricing.
•Responsible for opening and closing, keeping financial records, making bank deposits, and daily preparation.
•Coordinated all security matters, working with police to ensure the appropriate age and safety of all patrons.

Skills

  • Networking
  • Photoshop
  • Marketing
  • Building Customer...
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Google+
  • Video Games
  • Premiere
  • Editing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Xbox 360
  • Graphic Design
  • Social Networking
  • Mobile Games
  • JIRA
  • Game Development
  • Game Design
  • MMO
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Quality Assurance
  • Management
  • Online Gaming
  • Mobile Devices
  • Community Management
  • Casual Games
  • Social Games
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Localization
  • Animation
  • Interactive...
  • Online Marketing
  • User Interface
  • Flash
  • Mobile Applications
  • Console
  • Content Strategy
  • SEO
  • Gaming Industry
  • iPhone
  • User Experience
  • Cross-platform...
  • Google Analytics
  • Digital Media
  • Computer Games
  • ActionScript
  • Level Design
  • Integrated Marketing
  • Flash Animation
  • User Interface Design
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Education

Harrison High School West

Honors Diploma

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