Age of Conan has posted a
developer introduction for Jarle Snertingdalen who's in charge of the team
responsible for combat, class design, character development, RPG systems, and
items and loot tables. You can safely say Jarle does a lot. The introduction
includes some of the day to day duties he manages and what it's like working on
Here's the Developer Introduction of Jarle Snertingdalen from Age of Conan:
Today we bring you the developer introduction of Jarle Snertingdalen the Associate Producer on Age of Conan Systems Team.
You'll take a ride inside the mind of the man who helps manage and drive all of the game systems under the rainbow from within the world of Hyboria.
"Famine: For those who might not know, can you tell us what an Associate Producer actually entails?
We have a few Associate Producers on Conan responsible for different
areas of the game. Without getting into too much detail, my team is responsible
for combat, class design, character development, RPG systems, items and loot
tables. We are also involved with any feature that’s produced for the game.
My job is to make sure our plans are followed, well thought through, out on time and of quality. It’s also my task to ensure that the people on my team are able to work as efficiently as possible and that everyone has the right focus.
A normal day for me involves reading and discussing feedback, attending production, planning and design meetings, following up on tasks, coordinating with other teams and departments, and reviewing work we have done inside the team. I try to squeeze in time for playing the game, which I also do after hours..."