Jeannie K. Yang


    Seeking a production role which fully utilizes my project / product management and interpersonal skills.


  • Substantial experience in product development and project management
  • Skilled liaison between internal departments and clients in balancing the needs of each towards a common goal


Associate Development Director, Electronic Arts, Redwood City, CA, 2/03-6/06

Co-lead on next-generation video game development team.

  • Directed 30-person team and contributed to every aspect of day-to-day team management
  • Tracked cross-discipline development milestone calendars
  • People management, set individual and group objectives, participated in interviews, and wrote performance reviews
  • Key contributor to the design and maintenance of bug database

Assistant Producer

Owned the localization process of four shipped Sims PC game titles at Maxis / Electronic Arts.

  • Tracked and implemented game assets for 18 different European and Asian languages, culminating in simultaneous ship across all SKUs
  • Led 18-person foreign language testing team and consistently delivered quality products on schedule
  • Coordinated localization efforts between external vendors and internal developers

Web Operations Manager, Lamp Consulting, San Mateo, CA, 7/01-12/02

Managed the daily development process of the client's website.

  • Authored functional feature specification documents which choreographed the workflow of the site
  • Set up bug database for feature defects tracking
  • Coordinated scheduling between engineering, marketing, and business development

Product Manager, SportBrain Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, 5/00-2/01

Headed E-commerce, SportFolio, Graphs, and Registration sections.

  • Created detailed feature specification documents that enhanced user experience and increased product sales
  • Set up interactive online surveys which collected user feedback automatically and reduced internal workload by 63 percent
  • Brokered compromise between marketing ideals and engineering reality through technical know-how
  • Authored website style guide to maintain consistent product identity

Online Producer,, Foster City, CA, 1/99-5/00

Assumed group leadership role in a team of Web developers.

  • Brainstormed and designed feature specifications which simplified the listening and broadcasting procedures
  • Recommended and ensured compatibility across all platforms so PC and Mac users could access broadcasts using Microsoft Internet Explorer as well as Netscape Navigator
  • Authored website style guide to maintain consistent product identity
  • Created company intranet so employees could retrieve administrative, HR, and recreational content at a central, online location

Chinese Content Specialist, Netscape Communications, Mountain View, CA, 1999, 1/99-4/99 (contractor)

Managed the China and Hong Kong / Taiwan sites at Netscape International Netcenter.

  • Worked with localization agencies to translate core Netscape site into Simplified and Traditional Chinese content
  • Collaborated with QA team to ensure timely release of translated pages

Producer, Monkey King Media, San Francisco, CA, 3/98-12/98 (contractor)

Defined project scope and established site features for commercial and non-profit sites.

  • Converted Photoshop concept mockups into HTML templates which allowed the artist's concepts to come to life on the client websites
  • Actively revised content so sites remained fresh to visitors

Web Producer Intern, Channel A, Belmont, CA, 10/97-1/98

Built new content pages for the site.

  • Assembled Web pages for weekly content updates in Food, Style, Health, and Business sections
  • Created internal style guide to give pages across the site a consistent look-and-feel

Project Coordinator, Anthropological Studies Center, Rohnert Park, CA, 6/94-5/97

Developed proposals and coordinated cultural resources management projects.

  • Excavated archaeological sites in California, performed specialized analyses, and presented findings at national- and state-wide professional conferences
  • Tracked project budgets so they stayed within the boundaries delimited by clients
  • Designed and maintained company website, adding past archaeological reports for use by researchers globally
  • Trained office staff on Internet usage and provided support
  • Compiled company annual report, including information collection from all departments and successful negotiation with printer for volume pricing


M.A., Cultural Resources Management, 1999
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

B.A., Anthropology, 1994
University of California, Berkeley, CA


  • BBEdit, HomeSite, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, ImageReady, Visual SourceSafe, CVS, Perseus, and other website production tools
  • Hand-code HTML
  • JavaScript and CGI implementation
  • Word, Excel, Visio, and other office productivity applications
  • Macintosh, Windows 95/98/NT, and UNIX
  • Fluent in English, Mandarin, and Taiwanese. Conversational in French.

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