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Ara Demirjian

Game Credits

Business

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (2001)   (Technical Coordinator)
 

Production

inFAMOUS: Second Son (2014)   (Associate Producers)
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (2013)   (Associate Producers)
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011)   (Assistant Producers)
Dark Cloud (2000)   (Technical Coordinator)
 

Audio

Extermination (2001)   (Voice Actors)
 

Quality Assurance

MAG (2010)   (QA Test Supervisors)
inFAMOUS (2009)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (2009)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Resistance: Retribution (2009)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty (2008)   (QA Test Supervisors (America))
Resistance 2 (2008)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Secret Agent Clank (2008)   (QA Test Supervisors)
SingStar ABBA (2008)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Siren: Blood Curse (2008)   (QA Test Supervisors)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Confrontation (2008)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Go! Puzzle (2007)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Gran Turismo 5: Prologue (2007)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Lair (2007)   (Supervisor)
Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice (2007)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (2007)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Syphon Filter: Combat Ops (2007)   (QA Test Supervisor)
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow (2007)   (Supervisor/Lab Technician)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (2007)   (QA Test Supervisors)
Daxter (2006)   (Lab Technician)
Resistance: Fall of Man (2006)   (Lab Technician)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo 2 (2006)   (Lab Technician )
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (2006)   (Test Operations)
EyeToy: Kinetic (2005)   (Lab Technicians)
Pursuit Force (2005)   (Lab Technician)
Ratchet: Deadlocked (2005)   (Lab Technician)
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005)   (Lab Technician)
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs (2005)   (Lab Technician)
WipEout Pure (2005)   (Lab Technician)
Gran Turismo 4 (2004)   (Lab Technician)
Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee (2004)   (Lab Technician)
Jak 3 (2004)   (Lab Technician)
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (2004)   (Lab Technician)
Rise to Honor (2004)   (Analysts)
Sly 2: Band of Thieves (2004)   (Lab Technician)
Amplitude (2003)   (Lab Technician )
Jak II (2003)   (Lab Technician)
Primal (2003)   (Technical Coordinator, FPQA)
Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (2003)   (Lab Technician)
Disney's Lilo & Stitch: Trouble in Paradise (2002)   (Technical Coordinator)
Disney's Treasure Planet (2002)   (Technical Coordinator)
Drakan: The Ancients' Gates (2002)   (Project Coordinator)
Peter Pan in Disney's Return to Never Land (2002)   (Technical Coordinator)
Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus (2002)   (Lab Technician)
Extermination (2001)   (Tech Coordinator)
Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec (2001)   (Technical Coordinator)
ICO (2001)   (Technical Coordinator, FPQA)
Syphon Filter 3 (2001)   (Tech Coordinator)
Syphon Filter 2 (2000)   (Asst Lead Testers)
Jet Moto 3 (1999)   (Testers)
Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! (1999)   (Analysts)
Syphon Filter (1999)   (Testers)
Twisted Metal 4 (1999)   (Testers)
MediEvil (1998)   (QA Analysts)
NCAA GameBreaker 99 (1998)   (Testers)
NHL FaceOff '99 (1998)   (Testers)
Twisted Metal III (1998)   (Testers)
 

Localization

Crash Bandicoot: Warped (1998)   (Analysts)
 

Technology

Lair (2007)   (Lab Technician)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo (2005)   (FPQA Lab Technician)
Siren (2003)   (Lab Technician)
 

Support

Tourist Trophy: The Real Riding Simulator (2006)   (Lab Technician)
Jak X: Combat Racing (2005)   (Lab Technician)
EyeToy: AntiGrav (2004)   (Lab Technician)
EyeToy: Play 2 (2004)   (Lab Technician)
Hot Shots Golf Fore! (2004)   (Lab Technician)
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (2003)   (Lab Technician)
 

Other

inFAMOUS: Second Son (2014)   (Second Son Super Heroes)
Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626 (2002)   (Technical Coordinator)
 


Developer Biography

Ara Demirjian joined the game industry family in 1998, when he accepted a contract position in Quality Assurance with SISA, Inc. In January of 2000, Ara was hired full time with Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc. as a Quality Assurance Lead. He contributed to titles such as the Syphon Filter series, Gran Turismo series, a variety of 989 Sports products, Twisted Metal series, amongst others.

In April of 2001, Ara moved into the Lab Technician roll within SCEA's First Party QA group. He advanced to Senior Lab Technician in February of 2004, managing a small staff.

In October of 2007, Ara took on dual roles as Senior Lab Technician while fulfilling a Functional QA Supervisor role in an "acting" fashion, and fully migrated to the Quality Assurance Supervisor responsibilities in January of 2008. He placed the individuals to fill the vacant Hardware & Media Lab positions which opened from the promotion, and this component team of FPQA began reporting to him along with a large portion of the functional QA team.

In July of 2008, Ara became the "Acting" Manager for one of the two First Party Functional QA groups within SCE, Inc's North American division.

Ara was promoted to Assistant Producer in December of 2009 and works with SCE, Inc's Foster City First Party Studio. He currently resides with this group today.

Last updated: Dec 14, 2010