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Emmanuel Valdez has been a designer in the video game industry for over nine years. Most recently, Emmanuel served as lead artist and game designer for Midway Home Entertainment, where he worked on B.I.O. Freaks and the highly-acclaimed Ready 2 Rumble Boxing franchise, a series that has received industry-wide praise and numerous awards.
Prior to Midway, Emmanuel was at Sony Computer Entertainment's 989 Studios, where he worked as senior artist on ESPN Extreme Racing, NFL Gameday '95, NBA Hangtime / ESPN2 World Tour Basketball, ESPN Speedworld, ESPN Baseball Tonight, and ESPN Hockey Tonight.
Emmanuel began his career at Park Place Productions, helping produce such classic games for PC, Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo as Mohammed Ali Boxing, Championship World Class Soccer, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Emmanuel is a frequent keynote speaker and panel discussion participant, and has been quoted by publications such as New York Times, Post Magazine and IGN.com. He received his BS in Industrial and Environmental Design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
[Source: Sammy Studios Management]
Last updated: Feb 09, 2005