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Ray Kowalewski

Also Known As

  • Ray Kowaleski

Game Credits

Production

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (2009)   (Manager of User Testing)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature From the Krusty Krab (2006)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
 

Design

Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions (2010)   (Senior Manager of User Testing)
Call of Duty: World at War (2008)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Kung Fu Panda (2008)   (Central User Testing Manager)
Tetris Evolution (2007)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
Secrets of the Ark: A Broken Sword Game (2006)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
 

Quality Assurance

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)   (Central User Testing Senior Manager)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)   (Central User Testing Senior Manager)
Call of Duty: Black Ops II (2012)   (Central User-Testing - Senior Manager)
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse (2012)   (Sr. Manager)
Prototype 2 (2012)   (Sr. Manager Central User Testing)
Skylanders Giants (2012)   (Sr. Manager, Central User Testing)
Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure (2011)   (Sr. Manager, Central User Testing)
Blur (2010)   (Senior Manager of Central User-Testing)
Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010)   (Sr. Manager - Central User-Testing)
DJ Hero 2 (2010)   (Sr. Manager, User-Testing)
GoldenEye 007 (2010)   (Senior Manager, Central User-Testing)
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock (2010)   (Sr. Manager, Central User Testing)
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)   (Senior Manager Central User Testing)
Shrek Forever After: The Final Chapter (2010)   (Sr. Manager, User Testing)
Singularity (2010)   (Senior Manager, Central User-Testing)
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions (2010)   (Senior Manager of User Testing)
Tony Hawk: Shred (2010)   (Sr. Manager Central User-Testing)
Transformers: War for Cybertron (2010)   (Sr. Mgr. Central User Testing)
Transformers: War for Cybertron - Autobots (2010)   (SR. Mgr, Central User Testing)
Transformers: War for Cybertron - Decepticons (2010)   (Sr. Mgr, Central/User Testing)
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (2009)   (Central User Testing Manager)
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)   (Central User Testing Manager)
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)   (Central User Testing Manager)
Prototype (2009)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Wolfenstein (2009)   (Manager - Central Studios User Testing)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)   (Manager, Central User-Testing)
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Uncaged Edition) (2009)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
007: Quantum of Solace (2008)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Call of Duty: World at War (2008)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Call of Duty: World at War - Final Fronts (2008)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Guitar Hero: Aerosmith (2008)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Guitar Hero: On Tour (2008)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Guitar Hero: World Tour (2008)   (Manager of User Testing)
Kung Fu Panda (2008)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)   (Manager, Central User Testing)
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (2008)   (Manager, Central User-Testing)
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows - Amazing Allies Edition (2008)   (Manager, Central User-Testing)
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2006)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 (2006)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
Fable: The Lost Chapters (2005)   (Head of User Tests)
Blinx 2: Masters of Time & Space (2004)   (User Testing Specialist)
Fable (2004)   (User Testing)
Blinx the Time Sweeper (2002)   (User Testing Specialist)
Bicycle Casino Games (2001)   (User Testing Coordinators)
Fuzion Frenzy (2001)   (User Testing)
Microsoft Train Simulator (2001)   (Usability/Playtest)
 

Marketing

Kung Fu Panda (2008)   (Central User Testing Manager)
 

Creative Services

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade (2006)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
Asheron's Call 2: Fallen Kings (2002)   (User Testing)
 

Administration

Drake & Josh: Talent Showdown (2007)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
Supreme Commander (2007)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2006)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
 

Support

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (2007)   (Human Factors Design Specialist)
 

Thanks

Kung Fu Panda (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Bee Movie Game (2007)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Bee Movie Game (2007)   (Activision Special Thanks)
Shrek-N-Roll (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Shrek the Third (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Transformers: The Game (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures (2006)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Call of Duty: MW3 (2011)   (Activision Studio Central)
Spider-Man: Web of Shadows (2008)   (Manager, Central User-Testing)
Vanguard: Saga of Heroes (2007)   (User Research Engineer)
Impossible Creatures (2003)   (User Testing)
 


Developer Biography

Ray is currently (in 2009) the Manager of Central User-Testing at Activision Blizzard. He has been doing games user research since 2000 with previous stints at Microsoft and THQ.

During his time at MGS, THQ, and now ATVI, Ray has had the privilege to work on numerous major titles and franchises and on multiple platforms (the Guitar Hero franchise, Call of Duty franchise, Company of Heroes, Fable, Supreme Commander, WWE SmackDown vs. RAW, Spider-Man, etc.).

Ray has a B.S. degree in Psychology and Sociology from Alma College, MI. and was a doctoral candidate at The Ohio State University in their Neuroscience Graduate Studies program prior to his corruption by the games industry.

Last updated: Feb 14, 2009