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Samer Raad

Also Known As

  • Samar Raad

Game Credits

Business

The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon (2008)   (Senior Director, Shared Development Services)
 

Production

Battleship (2012)   (Senior Development Director)
MX vs ATV Reflex (2009)   (Shared Services Director)
World in Conflict: Soviet Assault (2009)   (Senior Director, Shared Development Services)
The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)   (Senior Director of Shared Development Services)
 

Quality Assurance

Aces of the Galaxy (2008)   (Senior Director of Shared Development Services)
Assault Heroes 2 (2008)   (Senior Director, Shared Development Services)
Boogie Bunnies (2008)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Commanders: Attack of the Genos (2008)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Crash: Mind over Mutant (2008)   (Senior Director, Shared Development Services)
Gin Rummy (2008)   (Senior Director Shared Development Services)
The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon (2008)   (Senior Director, Shared Development Services)
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy (2008)   (Senior Director, Shared Development Services)
Aliens Vs Predator: Requiem (2007)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Arkadian Warriors (2007)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Battlestar Galactica (2007)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Crash of the Titans (2007)   (Head of QA)
Crash of the Titans (2007)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Crash of the Titans (2007)   (Director Of Quality Assurance)
Empire Earth III (2007)   (Quality Assurance Lead)
F.E.A.R.: Perseus Mandate (2007)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Geometry Wars: Galaxies (2007)   (Quality Assurance - Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night (2007)   (QA Director)
M.A.C.H.: Modified Air Combat Heroes (2007)   (QA Director)
SWAT: Target Liberty (2007)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Switchball (2007)   (Director of Quality Assurance)
TimeShift (2007)   (Quality Assurance)
World in Conflict (2007)   (Senior Director of Quality Assurance)
Assault Heroes (2006)   (Senior Director of QA)
F.E.A.R.: Extraction Point (2006)   (QA Director)
F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon (2005)   (QA Director)
UEFA Euro 2004 Portugal (2004)   (Project Manager)
Def Jam: Vendetta (2003)   (QA Project Manager )
FIFA Soccer 2004 (2003)   (Project Manager)
Total Club Manager 2004 (2003)   (Project Manager)
FIFA Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Localization QA Leads )
SSX Tricky (2001)   (Test Coordinators)
 

Localization

2002 FIFA World Cup (2002)   (Localization QA Lead)
FIFA Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Localisation QA Lead)
NHL 2002 (2001)   (Test Coordinator (QA Localisation))
 

Technology

Strider (2014)   (Special Thanks)
 

Thanks

Killer Instinct (2013)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters (2011)   (Studio Operations Director)
 


Developer Biography

Samer begain his career in the video game industry in 2001 at Electronic Arts Canada.

Samer is currently Senior Development Director at Electronic Arts in Los Angeles.

•12 years experience managing projects and large teams in the video game development industry •Certified as SCRUM Master & Scrum Product Owner through the Scrum Alliance •Credits on over 30 titles at Electronic Arts (EA) and Vivendi Games (now Activision) including FIFA, Scarface, Def Jam, World in Conflict, TimeShift, Total Club Manager, F.E.A.R, SSX Tricky, Empire Earth III, Total Football, Euro, Crash, Spyro and 50 Cent Blood on the Sands

Last updated: Aug 27, 2013