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Jon Parise

Game Credits


The Sims 3: Outdoor Living Stuff (2011)   (Additional Engineering)
The Sims 3: Fast Lane Stuff (2010)   (Additional Engineering)
The Sims 3: High-End Loft Stuff (2010)   (Additional Engineering)
The Sims 3 (2009)   (Technical Leads)
The Sims 3: World Adventures (2009)   (Additional Engineering)
Ultima Online: Samurai Empire (2004)   (Engineers)


The Sims Online (2002)   (Interns)

Developer Biography

Jon Parise is an experienced engineering leader, technologist, and all-around hacker. He's currently focused on mobile products and the technologies that power them.

He recently ran the platform engineering team at Booyah, the location-based mobile games company. Prior to that, he was the Director of Engineering at Brightkite, the location-based social network. And before that, he was a Senior Software Engineer at Electronic Arts, where he worked on a number of game titles including The Sims 3, The Sims Online, Ultima Online, and The Lord of the Rings: The White Council.

He was also a contributing author for Game Engine Gems and Massively Multiplayer Game Development 2.

Jon earned a bachelors degree in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a masters degree in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University.

Last updated: Jun 19, 2012

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