Senior Executive to Oversee Product Development for Seattle Studio
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Wednesday, February 13---Fort Lauderdale, FL---GameRecruiter.com, the leader in international recruitment services for the interactive entertainment industry, is pleased to announce their recent placement of Dexter Chow as Vice President of Product Development for Her Interactive Inc., best known for their award-winning Nancy Drew franchise.
As Vice President of Product Development, Chow will be responsible for supervising internal and external projects from conceptual design through final gold master and beyond (localization, platform ports), including beta, compatibility testing and quality assurance. Chow will supervise the entire game development cycle for the simultaneous development of multiple projects, including game design and development of PC, casual, console and handheld titles.
Her Interactive leads the industry in creating inspiring, fun and high quality interactive entertainment. Her Interactive designs, develops and markets award-winning interactive games that offer role-playing mysteries that adventurous sleuths find both challenging and fun.
Chow began developing games in the early 1990s, moving onto senior management roles at Ubisoft, Mattel and Broderbund. In his most recent role as Executive Producer at Ubisoft Entertainment, Chow was responsible for producing numerous AAA titles for console and handheld systems. His lengthy development career includes time spent as a license franchise analyst and game design educator, unique skills that will greatly serve his critical leadership role at Her Interactive. Additionally, he has extensive experience managing a wide range of game R&D budgets from budget titles to titles in the multi-millions of dollars.
Megan Gaiser, President and CEO of Her Interactive, states,“We were seeking a highly qualified development executive with extensive senior management experience and a record of industry success. Dexter has the superior skills needed to run the studio as we envision for our development team. His operations role is a significant component to our success as a publisher of recognized entertainment licenses.”
Marc Mencher, CEO and co-founder of GameRecruiter, adds, "Her Interactive has a long and successful history developing PC and handheld games for the mass market. We knew it would take a unique games professional to assist them in maximizing their current development tools and setting the stage for the creation of a wider range of game products. GameRecruiter thrives on working with these types of senior level hiring challenges, so we are ecstatic to have been responsible for making such an excellent match for our client.”
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About Her Interactive, Inc.
Headquartered in Seattle, WA, Her Interactive is the pioneer of high quality fun and inspiring interactive entertainment targeted to female play preferences. The company designs, develops and publishes high-quality, award-winning mystery adventure games that engage and inspire player