CO-FOUNDER - GOFRA GAMES
February 2020 -
Gofra Games is a mobile gaming company. Our vision, focus and work
philosophy have always been the creation of fun games, different and unique,
based on clear and intuitive concepts, easy to play and really adapted to
all audiencesI'm currently working as a Game Director on our first
UNDISCLOSED MOBILE VIDEOGAME: I'm currently working as a Game
PRODUCT MANAGER - SAFE365 / ALPIFY
January 2019 -
April 2019: I worked as a Product Manager at Safe365
SAFE365: Safe365 is a geolocalization app (iOS & Android)
that allow users take care of family and other people through
distance. In charge of a 14 people team to make Safe365 get
GAME PRODUCER - KING
August 2015 - November 2018:
I worked at King as a Game Producer.
FARM HEROES SAGA: In charge of Sherpas Farm, a 13 people team located in Barcelona that gives remote support to the game Farm Heroes Saga, creating features and doing some technical optimizations, coordinating with the main team located in London (iOS, Android).
DIAMOND DIARIES SAGA:
Participated in the last production stage and Hard-Launch (iOS, Android, HTML5).
Leading and managing a 30 people team working with agile
2017 - SOCIAL GAMES RESEARCH done on top grossing games. The goal was to
analyse and classify top grossing games in order to create a set
of "Social rules" to inspire the creation of new games at King
- Giving feedback and challenging the team to
push forward gameplay and quality.
- Setting sprint goals and
priorities, and helping the team on sprint planning.
Coordinating external dependencies (customer support, finance,
legal, localization, marketing...) to get things done on schedule.
2015 to 2017 - GAME PITCHES & PROTOTYPES: In charge of the production of several game pitches and
for different Resource Manager games based on the Candy Crush IP
- Leading and managing a 10 people team working with agile
Planning a schedule and getting an agreement on it with
- Managing the prototype production, setting
priorities and sprint goals.
- Being the Vision Holder, presenting game pitches and
prototypes to stakeholders, collecting their feedback and taking
decisions based on it.
GAME PRODUCER - SOCIAL POINT
October 2011 - July 2015: I worked at Social Point as a Game Producer and Designer. In charge of the production and design on different IPs. Leading, managing and motivating the team to get a good balance between gameplay, quality and schedule. Creating new gameplay mechanics through constant iteration until get the fun factor from scratch
for new IPs. Designing and implementing new features to make the game more fun, viral and profitable. Using Intelligence tools to check all KPI game metrics to match the game with the users behavior. Coordinating all game service elements (Data analytics, Community Management, Backend, QA, Marketing...) to get established goals on live games.
and creation of the core gameplay mechanics
from scratch: character controls, enemies behaviour, game
goals, levels design style, etc.
2015 - 3rd Party Producer on casual games developed by external teams (iOS and Android).
2013 to 2014 -
DRAGON CITY: Production (Facebook social game).
2012 to 2015 -
SOCIAL WARS: Production & Design (Facebook social game).
2011 to 2015-
SOCIAL EMPIRES: Production & Design (Facebook social game).
GAME PRODUCER - VIRTUAL TOYS
December 2008 - September 2011:
I worked on Virtual Toys,
designing and producing videogames for all platforms. I was in charge
of a development team, managing and leading it to ensure a good balance
between gameplay, quality and schedule.
WARS: TORRENTE ONLINE 2 - beta (PC). Associate
production and gave support on game design.
FLOWERZ (DSiWare, PSP/PS3 minis). Production
and game design.
RESCUE VET (DSi). Production.
GAME PRODUCER - GAMMICK ENTERTAINMENT
September 2007- December 2008:
I was the producer for different external teams that developed games for Gammick Entertainment
S.L., creating and writing new ideas, controlling the entire creation
process, managing outsourcing for our developers, checking milestones,
controlling deadlines, ensuring quality of all
content and budget.
2008: PENGUINS & FRIENDS
(WIIWare). Preproduction and game design.
& FRIENDS PARTY (WIIWare). Production
and game design.
FORCES: UNIT 77 (DS). Production.
CHESS (WII, Xbox360,
PS3, DS , IPhone, IPod). Production and game design.
2006- 2008: I've been teaching at the Master
"Diseño y creación de videojuegos" (Design and
creation of Videogames) at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya,
teaching game design and texture creation for videogames.
April 2005- September 2007:
Freelance Computer Graphics Artist for advertising and architecture.
2004- March 2005: Game Designer at Gameloft.
Created some ideas for different mobile games.
October 1991- October 2004: Graphic Artist, Art Director and Game
Designer at Gaelco S.A. Gaelco S.A. is an important company that
creates, developes and produces coin-op arcade games.
2004 - "INMERSION":
(Coin slot machine). Retake on an early idea for a gamble game
where I've redesigned almost everything, added a WW2 submarines
and added new minigames.
2004 - "QUIZ":
CROSSWORD (Mobile). It's a mobile crosswords game that used the name
of a well-known Spanish magazine. I designed the game and did the graphics.
2004 - GAME
RIDERS" (Coin-op). The game is about a bike competition
where you have to get the highest score to win. To get points you
have to go through coloured rings placed on the way and make some acrobatics
on jumps. I did the game design and associate production, so driving
style, level design, final art work, etc were under my responsibility.
I've been in charge of a 15 member team (graphics artists and programmers)
ensuring project milestones.
2002 - GAME
TRACK: QUADS ON AMAZONE" (Coin-op). I worked
on an ATV sport game where the concept was to ride a 4 wheels bike through the Amazone.
I started with an idea of mine and then I wrote the main concept of the
game, designed all the stages, the gags that happen on them and adjusted
driving style and playability.
1999 - GAME
created, along with de game designer, the New York's look for this
game. I made the decoration of some circuits as well: 3d modelling, texture
mapping and 2d artist.
1998 - GAME
EXTREME (STREET LUDGE)"
this sport game I made the decoration of some circuits: 3d modelling,
texture mapping and 2d artist. Also brought some ideas that improve
the wow aspect of the game.
1997 - GAME
created all circuits. I also made the decoration of some circuits:
3d modelling, texture mapping and 2d artist.
1996 - GAME
worked creating the car models and some circuits. 3d modelling, texture mapping
and 2d artist.
1995 - GAME
AND GO (BEACH VOLEY)"
I created all backgrounds and landscape animation.
1993 - GAME
made the design and animation of some enemies, like the main alien
alligator and some alien spaceships.
1992 - GAME
I created all backgrounds and did some animations.
1991 - GAME
created FX of the game, as explosions, special bullets...
2017: Scrum Master Certificate
Cambra de Comerç de Barcelona - "Essential
Aspects in Company Managing"
1991: Escola de Comic JOSO - Qualified as a Comic Artist, Illustrator
and Scriptwriter. (www-escolajoso.com)
1984: Institut de batxillerat de Sant Feliu de Llobregat - BUP
My Experience - All my knowledbe about videogames has been learned
through my experience:
Game Production, Team Management, Game
Design, Animation, 3D Art, Texturing and 2D Art.
I have a good
command on Jira, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft
Powerpoint. I have also good command on 3dsmax and its different Render
Engines (Mental Ray, Vray, Final Render), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier,
Combustion, Realflow, Image Ready, AutoCad, Autodesk Architectural Desktop