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)   (Producer)
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 (2002)   (Production Coordinators)
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)
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)
 

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