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Patrick Bowman

Tipsy Dwarf Marketing

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Work Experience

Tipsy Dwarf Marketing

www.twitch.tv
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2014 to 2015

Twitch czar 
Online streaming campaigns via www.twitch.tv 
User Engagement and retention consulting. 
Broadcasting feedback and management.

Community Manager

OP Productions
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2011 to 2014

Creation and management of social media platforms for War Inc Battle Zone & Infestation: Survivor Stories. 
Create, execute and maintain user acquisition\retention campaigns for War Inc Battle Zone. 
Work in-line with Marketing and PR to deliver a strategic, consistent messages. 
Select, direct, and manage forum moderators for War Inc Battle Zone & Infestation: Survivor Stories. 
Asset generation: Screenshots, Ad's, press materials, in game monetization packages. 
Gameplay / Level design and gameplay balancing for Infestation Survivor Stories. 
Created and manage the Community/Support staff from the ground up. Managing a team of 20 employees. These individuals handle Customer Support, Social Media/Forum Moderation, and in game Game Masters.

Associate Producer

ACTIVISION
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2007 to 2009

Day-to-day project / database management, tracking and creating builds, working with ops to create manuals, work with ATVI Europe on localizations, providing PR with assets of the game and demoing for journalists. 
Coordinate with developers to create demo builds for press events, setup hardware, instruct and rehearse demos with staff, title presentation to press and buyers. 
DLC: Creation and execution of DLC ramp up schedule, DLC asset (dev side) delivery schedule & DLC release schedules. Asset (music side) delivery and tracking. Creation of submission processes and standards.

ACTIVISION
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Santa Monica, CA
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1999 to 2009

Build Manager

ACTIVISION
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2006 to 2007

Developed an auto build system to build the game throughout the day; investigate build errors / track down cause; managed Perforce check-ins; weekly lockdowns; created daily good Change List numbers for the team to sync to. Installed development tools, maintained development hardware.

Production Coordinator / Tester

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2003 to 2006

Coordinated with producer / associate producers to review milestone deliverables; legal / payment submissions / tracking. Primary team member providing approved gameplay screenshots. As Daily/Weekly build manager, managed internal test team of 20; weekly build review / gameplay analysis.

Senior Customer Support Rep

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1999 to 2003

Led weekly team meetings to brainstorm solutions for old, current, and new issues. 
Troubleshot game and hardware-related issues via phone and email. 
Provided escalation support for front-line agents. 
Created / executed test plans. 
QA test team management.

Additional Information

QUALIFICATIONS 
 
Client-focused (Internal / External) 
Asset Management 
Outstanding Producer / Assistant Producer 
Superior Manager / Mentor / Coach 
Strong analytical skills 
Creative problem solver 
Deadline conscious 
Innovative / Resourceful 
 
TECHNICAL SKILLS 
 
Microsoft Word, Visio, Project, Hansoft, Excel 
Alien Brian, Source Safe, Perforce, Sony Sound Forge 
Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, Light Room 2, Premier