Samer Raad

  

Senior Development Director, Electronic Arts Mobile

Location: Los Angeles, California


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Biography

Samer Raad - http://www.linkedin.com/in/raadman

 

Have worked at:

The University of British Columbia

Free Rein Associates

Electronic Arts Canada

Vivendi Games/Activision

Rainbow Studios (THQ)

 

Summary

 

•12 years experience managing projects and large teams in the video game development industry
•Certified as SCRUM Master 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
•Outstanding talent for assessing needs and developing goal-oriented plans to address them
•Experience in directing projects from pre-production, to production, to final
•20 years experience in managerial capacity
•Excellent ability to work closely with key stakeholders (i.e. Development, Production, Studio Operations)
•Demonstrated leadership, project management, organization building and coaching skills
•Completed 40 hrs (PMI Certified) PMP Project Management Training course