Jason has worked in the PC and videogame industry for the last decade.
He worked as a Games Technology Evangelist at Microsoft
, where he created Microsoft's first relationships with Electronic Arts
and others, developing Windows game market share from 5% to 95% from 1994 to 1998. He was Program Manager for Windows Developer Relations Group, where he managed the entire game development process for development partners from schedule to launch.
From 2001 to 2004 Jason ran an independent consultant group based outside of Seattle, offering help in business development, game design, publisher introductions and contract negotiation. He specializes in outsourcing artwork, with partners in South Korea, China and Russia.
From 2005 to 2007, Jason ran a development company with offices in Shanghai (Studio Ch'in) and Issaquah, Washington (Secret Lair Studios
), working on online games for PC and Xbox360, including Carcassonne
for Xbox Live Arcade.
In 2007, he co-founded The Amazing Society
with Jay Minn
. The studio was acquired in mid-2008 by Gazillion Entertainment