Hiroki S.

Online Gaming | Game Development | User Experience

Japan
EN, JA

Experienced game producer, game director, game designer and manager with 21 years' experience in console, online and mobile games development and service operation. Strong creative and business qualif...see more

  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Producer, Head of Studio

Rakuten Games, Inc.
7 months
Nov 2016 - Jun 2017
Launch game platform service RGames (an HTML5 game platform) with 15 titles, by managing 15 team members with strong leadership. Realized KPI based business environment, by formulate bu...see more

Founder, Producer, Game Designer, Engineer

Dream Believers co., Ltd.
7 years
Current position
Jul 2015 - Present
Game development company. Creating, publishing, operating digital online game.

Senior Content Acquisition Manager

Amazon Japan
11 months
Jun 2013 - May 2014
Lead new store category (Free to Play game) launch and content acquisition/ negotiation. Leading market research and strategic plan for Japanese game/ F2P market segment. Communicate re...see more

Senior Producer

Electronic Arts (EA) / Playfish
2 years
Mar 2011 - May 2013
Lead EA IP branded game development project and operation for Japanese SNS platform. Planned and designed core game play and monetization mechanics and set up CS policy. Negotiated and ...see more

Producer

NHN Japan
4 years
Apr 2007 - Mar 2011
Built and managed an online game planning/developing/running team for developing new IP. Planned 30+ projects and started 8 projects. Negotiated with big consumer game publishers and se...see more

Associate Producer

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
3 years
May 2004 - Mar 2007
Planned, directed, and produced PlayStationPortable game titles. Managed budget, payment, schedule, development, promotion plan and contract with developer. Produced 4 strategic titles ...see more

Associate Producer

Activision
7 months
Aug 2003 - Mar 2004
Produced million sales title 'Tenchu' series. Tenchu: Return from Darkness (2004) Xbox, Tenchu: Fatal Shadows (2004) PS2

Lead Programmer/Lead Planner

Konami Computer Entertainment Japan
5 years
Apr 1998 - Feb 2003
LoveHina 1 and 2 (2000) PlayStation, Lead Programmer/Lead Planner, METAL GEAR SOLID2(2001) PS2, Programmer, Zone Of the Enders2 ANUBIS (2002) PS2, Lead Enemy Programmer, and other 3 lic...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Entertainment & Leisure
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom