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Game Careers recently had the chance to speak with Susan Gold, professor of game design at Full Sail University and president of the Global Game Jam. Susan joined the faculty of Full Sail University’s Graduate in 2009, after founding the annual Global Game Jam, an experiment in creativity and innovation in game development. With more [...]
Mitu Khandaker is a videogames PhD researcher and an independent game developer, running her own company, The Tiniest Shark. Most recently, she’s been working on her game, Redshirt, a comedy sci-fi social networking simulator. Mitu was named one of Develop magazine’s “30 Under 30” most promising game developers in the U.K. in 2012, and provides [...]
Dr. Jo Twist, CEO of games trade body UKIE, met David Smith from Game Careers during the Develop conference in Brighton. A former journalist and content commissioner with the BBC and Channel 4, she was headhunted for this role. She tells Game Careers about the importance of UKIE for all in the games sector. Her [...]
Gina Jackson, CEO of Women in Games Jobs, met David Smith from Game Careers during the Develop conference in Brighton. A 20 year veteran of the games industry with companies like Ocean Software, Eidos and Nokia, she tells Game Careers about why the games industry offers a great career for women. “I really hope that [...]
A new jobs board was launched as part of the new web site for the UK Game Developers trade association, TIGA at the start of 2012. Built on the engine of DS Interactive Ltd’s very own Games Job Board the site boasts hundreds of senior level and mid level games industry jobs in the UK, China, [...]
All the team from Game Careers and international games recruiter, Interactive Selection, will be at Develop Conference in Brighton, UK on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 July 2012. We will be interviewing all the games industry leaders for future broadcast on this site. If you would like to meet up with David Smith, Adrian Garrick, Cassandra Donnelly, [...]
Linda Carlson, Director of Global Community Relations for Sony Online Entertainment, talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at GDC Europe in Cologne. Linda has been involved in gaming since her very first, photocopied D&D manual arrived in the mail several decades ago. Over the years, she made the transition from tabletop to [...]
Seb Caniff, Development Director for the London Studios of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, talks to David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at Develop in Brighton. Seb manages and guides the production discipline in the studio, as well as developing and tracking the overall studio budgets, schedules and staffing plans. This covers projects such as [...]
Kareem Ettouney, Art Director at Media Molecule in Guildford talks to David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at the Develop Conference in Brighton. Egyptian by birth, Kareem’s work displays exotic cultural influences which make it truly distinctive. The breadth and scope of Kareem’s work reflects his diverse background in interior, graphic, theatre and film [...]