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Jesse Freeman
Worked at Microsoft
Attended School of Visual Arts of Manhattan
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Global Game Evangelist at Amazon, Author http://bit.ly/freej-books , Indie Dev http://bit.ly/freej-games , Twitch Streamer http://bit.ly/freej-tv & #1Gam Fan!
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My name is Jesse Freeman. I'm an artist, interactive developer, indi game dev, father & New Yorker! Author of Intro To HTML5 Game Dev http://amzn.to/html5gaming
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  • School of Visual Arts of Manhattan
    Masters in Computer Art
  • Florida State University
    Bachelors in Studio Art
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Developer Evangelist, Gaming
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  • Microsoft
    Technology Evangelist - Windows 8 & HTML5 Gaming, 2012 - 2014
  • Roundarch
    Technical Architect and Technology Evangelist, 2010 - 2012
  • New York Jets
    present
  • MLB.com
    present
  • HBO
    present
  • AKQA
    present
  • BBDO
    present
  • Heavy.com
    present
  • Arista Records
    present
  • Deep Focus
    present
  • Amazon
    Game Developer Evangelist, 2014 - present
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In SF on October 23rd? Come learn how to make a game in Phaser with me.
 
Introduction to Making HTML5 Games with Phaser by +Jesse Freeman of +Amazon.com at next +HTML5DevConf Oct 20,21 http://bit.ly/1l5bCQb
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Hello Jesse, I see that you're now at Amazon. Could you maybe look into one case we're experiencing with our mobile apps in the Amazon App Store? https://forums.developer.amazon.com/forums/message.jspa?messageID=25804
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New Post: Intro To Making Games Part 3: Creating Artwork and Sounds http://bit.ly/1aCOgsi < continuing my new series on making games!
Looking for how to make a game? Part three of my Introduction To Making Games will walk you through creating game artwork and sounds.
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Cool. thanks!
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New Post: Weekly Dev Diary Recap: 9/15 – 9/22 - http://bit.ly/15OJXco < Learning Unity 2d & revising #SuperResidentRaver last week.
This week I continued to hack away at porting over Super Falling Zombies from ImpactJS to Unity. I have been [...]
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New Post: Finding Myself At Microsoft: 1 Year In - http://bit.ly/1egmXrl  < my thoughts on being a gaming evangelist at Microsoft.
Last week I got an email congratulating me on being at Microsoft for a full year. At a company where [...]
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Awesome time and job to work for Microsoft I think.
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#ld27 Post Mortem - http://bit.ly/14YMj4d < Had a blast with #ld48 last weekend & wrote a little about what went right & wrong!
What a crazy weekend, another Ludum Dare under my belt. Unlike LD 26, I actually had a good chunk of time to dedicate this time. There was also a really great theme and I felt like the stars aligned to help me produce a game I am really proud of! I figured I would take some time to talk about ...
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I followed your whole journey and found it really inspirational. Not stalking you, honest. ;-)
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New Vids: Installing Git, NodeJS, Grunt & PHP for @ImpactJS Starter Kits http://bit.ly/19dwQTV < Perfect starting point for #HTML5 #GameDev
In this video series you will learn how to setup Git, NodeJS, Grunt and PHP for my ImpactJS Starter Kit game project.
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How To Make A Game Part 5: Publishing & Marketing Your Game - http://bit.ly/1cRHheS < Final series post, get full guide on my mailing list!
So you have finally finished your game and are ready to release it to the world. While there is a […]
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New Post: How I Built A #Win8 Powered Mini-Arcade Machine - http://buff.ly/15nynBu < looking for the perfect weekend project #Win8Arcade
I still fondly remember my father taking me to the neighborhood arcade every Sunday afternoon when I was a kid. [...]
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That looks really cool. +Joel Hooks was telling me about a really cool iOS app for teaching kids to program but I can't remember the name of it now.
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New Post: Finding Myself At Microsoft: 1 Year In - http://bit.ly/1egmXrl  < my thoughts on being a gaming evangelist at Microsoft.
Last week I got an email congratulating me on being at Microsoft for a full year. At a company where [...]
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oh neat! I did not know you were the owner of this group! It was nice seeing you in NYC, too bad you missed #ogc13  in Warsaw! Nice article btw!
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#ld27 Post Mortem - http://bit.ly/14YMj4d < Had a blast with #ld48 last weekend & wrote a little about what went right & wrong!
What a crazy weekend, another Ludum Dare under my belt. Unlike LD 26, I actually had a good chunk of time to dedicate this time. There was also a really great theme and I felt like the stars aligned to help me produce a game I am really proud of! I figured I would take some time to talk about ...
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