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Ken Allen

Super Producer at Petroglyph Games

Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Industry
Computer Games
Current
  1. Petroglyph Games
Previous
  1. Bally Technologies,
  2. Guys From Andromeda LLC,
  3. Trion World Network
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Petroglyph Games

Petroglyph Games

Senior Game Producer

– Present

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Background

Summary

SENIOR PROJECT / PROGRAM MANAGER
VIDEO GAMES, MOBILE, IGAMING, ECOMMERCE AND NETWORK TECHNOLOGY
2 decades experience developing game software & deploying gaming-as-a-service for both wagering & free play as an exceptionally qualified, highly focused, creative, energetic, & entrepreneurial-minded project manager / program manager with extensive experience as game producer & development director.

Strengths include:
• Effectively managing internal & external teams in diverse locales
• Producing games for many platforms, including PC, web, consoles, handheld, mobile, Facebook & cloud gaming platforms
• Executing solid development practices for on time and on budget delivery
• Outstanding communication skills producing easily digestible reports, project plans & commercial-grade technical documentation
• Creating an engaging intuitive user experience that builds acquisition and retention
• Keen awareness of game mechanics & features that generate revenue.

PROFICIENCIES
Game production, project management, kanban, scrum agile, JIRA, MS Office, MS Project, Windows, OS X, Redhat Linux, Unity 3D, quality game design, localization, music composition, sound editing and sound design, video production, technical writing, developing for multiple platforms including mobile, consoles, PC, web, Facebook and remote gaming platforms, compliance with gambling regulations and publishing standards, familiarity with HTML and CSS, java scripting and python.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
• Degree in Music, emphasis on education, Pacific Coast Baptist College, San Dimas, CA Received dean’s award for exceptional excellence.
• Certificate of Completion in Film Scoring Program, UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA
• Credits toward project management training.
• Completed online training for java scripting, HTML and CSS. Currently learning Python.
• Actively enrolled in online training for certification in A+, Network+ and Security+.
• Gaming License in good standing with Nevada Gaming Control Board

Experience

Senior Game Producer

Petroglyph Games
– Present (4 months)Las Vegas, Nevada Area

Sr Project Manager - iGaming and Online Poker

Bally Technologies
(1 year)Las Vegas, Nevada Area

Composer and Sound Designer

Guys From Andromeda LLC
(1 year)

MMO Producer

Trion World Network
(4 years 6 months)Redwood City, CA

Senior Producer

Locomotive Games - a THQ Company
(1 year 9 months)Santa Clara, CA

Senior Producer, Exec Producer

Atari, Inc
(4 years 1 month)Beverly, MA and NYC

Sr Partner Manager (Account Manager)

Turbine
(less than a year)Norwood, MA

Sr Producer

Midway Home Entertainment
(1 year 7 months)San Diego, CA

Producer

Westwood Studios
(2 years 4 months)Irvine, CA

Producer

Realtime Associates
(1 year)El Segundo, CA

Producer

Interplay Productions
(3 years 10 months)Irvine CA

Freelance Composer

Freelance
(1 year 1 month)

Audio Director, Designer, Producer

Tsunami Media
(1 year 7 months)Oakhurst. CA

Composer and Sound Designer

Sierra Online
(2 years 7 months)Oakhurst, CA

Skills

  • Video Games
  • Game Development
  • MMO
  • Computer Games
  • Game Mechanics
  • Game Design
  • Wii
  • Online Gaming
  • Casual Games
  • Social Games
  • Level Design
  • Console
  • Gameplay
  • Project Management
  • Xbox
  • Music
  • Perforce
  • Multiplayer
  • Sound Design
  • JIRA
  • MMORPG
  • Composition
  • Interactive...
  • Video Game Development
  • Audio Editing
  • Writing
  • Video Game Design
  • Production
  • Team Management
  • Directing Voice Talent
  • Website Development
  • Producing
  • Monetization
  • Player Engagement
  • Wordpress
  • Presentations
  • Technical Writing
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