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Jesse Allen

Game Credits

Video/Cinematics

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove (Collector's E... (2009)   (Auditorium Extras)
 

Audio

Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure (2009)   (Audio Director)
NASCAR 09 (2008)   (Lead Sound Designer)
NASCAR 08 (2007)   (Lead Sound Designer)
NFL Head Coach (2006)   (Technical Sound Designer)
Superman Returns (2006)   (Technical Sound Designer)
Walaber's Trampoline (2006)   (Sound Recording & Audio Cleanup)
NASCAR SimRacing (2005)   (Lead Sound Designer)
NASCAR 2005: Chase for the Cup (2004)   (Lead Sound Designer)
NASCAR Thunder 2004 (2003)   (Lead Sound Designer)
NCAA Football 2004 (2003)   (Sound Designer)
Need for Speed Underground (2003)   (Additional Audio)
 

Other

Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove (2009)   (Auditorium Extras)
 


Developer Biography

Cliff notes on EA Sound Designer - Jesse James Allen

- Started playing video games on a Magnavox Odyssey2 around 1979

- Owned his first keyboard sampler at age 13 (Casio SK-1)

- Convinced the Yamaha Music Corp to do a MIDI/Sampling/Synthesis seminar at his high school at age 16.

- Was voted “Most likely to be the next Herbie Hancock” by his graduating class

- Did the opening sound design for the Garth Brooks Denver tour at age 20

- Spent seven years under the alias name Kid Sonic (was featured on six EP/LP records during that time) creating dance and electronica style music.

- Under the alias "Kid Sonic" Jesse was named one of the top ten best local artists of the year in 1993 on KTCL radio in Colorado

- Remixed a track for Joi Cardwell called "You Got to Prey" that hit the #1 spot on the Billboard top 100 dance music charts for two weeks in a row in September of 1996

- Spent three years as the audio post engineer on “Emergency Vet’s” for Discovery Channel/Animal planet.

- Self-financed and produced three independent documentary films about Japanese sports car tuning: MR2DIE4 (1999), MR2DIE4 The Extreme Machines (2000) & Apotheosis (2003). The films were shot all over the United States. Jesse was the director, editor, music composer and sound designer for the films. The films sold world wide in a totally niche market via the Internet. The inspiration for the films came from the car videos found on Need For Speed 2

- Was Chief audio engineer at the prestigious Denver Center for The Performing Arts during the multi-million dollar production of a 10 hour play about Greek mythology called “Tantalus”

- Was the sound designer on the award winning documentary “Chiefs” mixed at Skywalker Sound

- After mixing a Broadway album (a tribute to Irving Berlin) Jesse started his career at Electronic Arts in 2002.

Sound Designer for Electronic Arts on:

NASCAR Thunder 2004

NASCAR 2005 Chase for the Cup

NASCAR 06 Total Team Control

NASCAR Sim Racing

Madden NFL 2005

Madden NFL 06

NCAA Football 2004

NCAA Football 2005

NFL Street

NFL Street 2

Arena Football

Need For Speed Underground

Last updated: Apr 07, 2006