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Darren Manes

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Involvement in Fallout series
GamesFallout 3
Fallout: New Vegas
Fallout Shelter
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Darren Manes is a developer who worked at Bethesda Softworks on Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, and Fallout Shelter as the Director of Quality Assurance.

Career[edit | edit source]

Darren Manes got his start in early 2000, as a QA Tester at Kesmai as it was bought out by Electronic Arts and turned into EA.com. After moving on to Maxis as a QA Supervisor and then EA Headquarters in Redwood Shores as a QA Manager, Darren moved to Turbine where he served as a Producer and QA Coordinator.

By late 2005 he had moved on to Emergent Game Technologies as a Senior Project Manager / QA Manager, but ended up moving back to EA in 2007 as a Senior QA Manager for the Warhammer franchise. He is currently the Director of QA for Bethesda Softworks.

He has over 15 web-based game credits, but the majority of his experience is in the Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) realm, including: Majestic, Motor City Online, Ultima Online and its expansions, Ultima X: Odyssey, The Sims: Online, Asheron's Call, Dungeons & Dragons Online and Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning.

Employment history[edit | edit source]

20012004Electronic Arts, Inc.QA Tester, QA Supervisor, QA Manager
20042005TurbineProducer, QA Coordinator
20052007Emergent Game TechnologiesSenior Project Manager, QA Manager
20072008Electronic Arts, Inc.Senior QA Manager
2008presentBethesda SoftworksDirector of Quality Assurance

Credits[edit | edit source]

Fallout series[edit | edit source]

YearTitleCredited as/for
2008Fallout 3Director of Quality Assurance (Bethesda Softworks)
2010Fallout: New VegasDirector of Quality Assurance (Bethesda Softworks)
2015Fallout ShelterDirector of Quality Assurance (Bethesda Softworks)

Other work (excerpt)[edit | edit source]

YearTitleCredited as/for
2011RageDirector of Quality Assurance (Bethesda Softworks)
2011The Elder Scrolls V: SkyrimDirector of Quality Assurance (Bethesda Softworks)