Jesse Smith

Also Known As

  • Jesse S. Smith
  • Jessie S. Smith

Game Credits

Business

The Mummy (2000)   (Shift Managers)
Woody Woodpecker Racing (2000)   (Shift Managers)
 

Production

XCOM: Enemy Unknown (2012)   (Additional Production)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution (2009)   (Additional Production)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization (2008)   (Senior Producer)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution (2008)   (Additional Production)
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution (2008)   (Additional Production)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword (2007)   (Producer)
Sid Meier's Pirates! (2007)   (Producers)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords (2006)   (Producer)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2005)   (Producers)
Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests (2003)   (Producer)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 (2002)   (Production Coordinators)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 (2002)   (Producer)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (2002)   (Associate Producer)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (2002)   (Associate Producer)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX (2001)   (Assistant Producer)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX (2001)   (Production Coordinator)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (2001)   (Associate Producer)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (2001)   (Production Coordinator)
Civilization: Call to Power (1999)   (Absolute Quality Test Team)
 

Design

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords (2006)   (Designers)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2005)   (Additional Scenario Designers)
Sid Meier's Civilization III: Conquests (2003)   (Game Design)
 

Programming/Engineering

Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Warlords (2006)   (Additional Programming)
Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2005)   (Additional Programming)
 

Writers

Sid Meier's Civilization IV (2005)   (Writers)
 

Quality Assurance

Dark Reign 2 (2000)   (Testers)
The Grinch (2000)   (Shift Managers)
The Mummy (2000)   (Shift Managers)
Wizards & Warriors (2000)   (Absolute Quality - Test Manager)
Avalon Hill's Diplomacy (1999)   (Testers for Absolute Quality)
Shanghai: Second Dynasty (1999)   (Macintosh Compatibility Lead)
Unreal (1998)   (Testers)
 

Support

CivCity: Rome (2006)   (Production Consultants)
Woody Woodpecker Racing (2000)   (Shift Managers)
 

Thanks

Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure (2003)   (Activision Thanks)
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer (2002)   (Production Thanks)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Street Hoops (2002)   (Thanks to)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (2002)   (Special Thanks)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 (2002)   (Production Special Thanks)
Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2x (2001)   (Special Thanks To)
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (2001)   (QA Special Thanks)
NAM (1998)   (Special Thanks to)
Powerslide (1998)   (Thanks to all the people at GT who helped make this project a reality)
 


Developer Biography

Jesse is a Lead Game Designer on FarmVille 2 at Zynga. During his career, which began in 1997, he has worked at Zynga, Firaxis Games, Activision, and Absolute Quality in Design, Production, and QA. He is a designer/programmer that utilizes programming skill to iterate rapidly on gameplay ideas, prototype new concepts, and polish games to a very high quality

Game industry path:
- Tester (1997)
- Lead Tester (1998)
- QA Account / Shift Manager (2000)
- Publisher Production (2001)
- Game Studio Production (2003)
- 50+ person triple-A product team leader (2006)
- Game Designer (2010)
- Principal Game Designer (2013)
- Lead Game Designer (2014)

Last updated: Feb 08, 2015