Stan Just

Executive Producer at Spokko / Board Member of PGA and EGDF
Warsaw, Masovian District, Poland

Summary
Passionate gamer working as an Executive Producer for Spokko (aCD PROJEKT company) and a Board Member of the Polish GamesAssociation and European Game Developers Federation.I graduated in Psychology from Jagiellonian University and ExecutiveMBA from UQAM/WSE. Since 2010 I worked on a number ofmultiplatform games including “Two Worlds II”, “Anomaly 2”, “TheWitcher 3: Wild Hunt” and “Cyberpunk 2077”. I’m fluent in bothsmall and AAA production pipelines, an expert in the area of projectplanning and currently focusing on various state-aid industry supportinstruments.

In the field of game production, I published some featured articles(e.g. on Gamasutra) and presented my managerial approach duringmultiple conferences (including GDC Europe).

Experience

Spokko
Executive Producer
January 2019 – Present
Warsaw, Masovian District, Poland
[Unannounced project]

European Game Developers Federation
Member Of The Management Board
August 2018 – Present
International

Polish Games Association
Member Of The Management Board
January 2016 – Present
Warsaw, Masovian District, Poland
R&D grant programme – “GameINN”R&D tax relief
Industry compensation and benefits report
Dedicated tax relief for cultural games
IP BOX
Polish game developers representative in EGDF
Polish game developers representative in National Smart Specialisations

Game Dev School
Lecturer
March 2014 – Present
Warsaw

Conducting a small workshop about Project Planning in game development.
http://gamedevschool.pl/
Author of an original, introductory training course for video game producers.
http://www.gamedevschool.pl/producent-gier-wideo

CD PROJEKT SA
R&D Manager
June 2016 – December 2018 (2 years 7 months)
Warsaw, Masovian District, Poland
Creative Europe MEDIA – Training
Creative Europe MEDIA – Game Development
GameINN Sectoral Programme
R&D Tax Relief
Cultural Tax Relief
IP BOX

CD Projekt Red
Producer
November 2013 – May 2016 (2 years 7 months)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt + 16 DLC’s + 2xExpansion Packs
During this period my responsibilities included:
– managing character, concept, audio, UI, cutscene and dialogue art teams
– managing music, cinematic, 3D modeling, 2D art, VFX outsourcing
– co-creating custom tools for strategic planning
– co-creating custom agile management methods adapted to company’s game
development approach
– optimizing pipelines & processes
– coordinating production on 16x DLC and Hearts of Stone

11 bit studios
Producer
January 2012 – November 2013 (1 year 11 months)
While at 11 bit I have been working on several multiplatform and multilingual
games simultaneously.
My responsibilities included:
– project planning and risk management;
– human resources management;
– outsourcing management (e.g. VO actors, localizations, sound effects and
music);
– QA supervision and playtests design;
– publisher contacts;
– porting administration;
– release management;
– organizational change management;
– organizational culture improvement;

Reality Pump
Executive Producer
February 2010 – December 2011 (1 year 11 months)
My responsibilities included:
– project planning;
– human resources management;
– worflow coordination;
– publisher relations;
– release management;
– playtests design.

Premonition
Owner
November 2009 – December 2011 (2 years 2 months)
Realized a series of game research studies in Poland and presented some
findings during PGA 2009.

Frojd.pl Group
Founder, Marketing Director
October 2006 – June 2009 (2 years 9 months)
Cracow, Lesser Poland District, Poland
Founded the Frojd.pl Group – a 40-people, non-profit, student organization
Led the Group in Total Participation Management
Managed advertisement team throughout series of small projects
Created and maintained all Group’s webpages

MyChip Technologies
Brand Manager
January 2006 – January 2008 (2 years 1 month)
Managed a project about MyChip Technologies corporate identity and visual
identification system.
*started as a marketing researcher.

Education
Université du Québec à Montréal / UQAM
EMBA, Business Administration, Management and Operations · (2012 – 2015)

University of Economics in Cracow
Several courses, Marketing · (2008 – 2009)

Jagiellonian University
Master, Consumer Behavior Psychology · (2005 – 2009)