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Richard Rouse from Xbox stars in “Thought Leaders,” a new video series with top game industry pros!

Game Careers was fortunate to catch up with Richard Rouse III at GDC in San Francisco, where he was presenting his latest session on game design. Richard is a game designer and writer at Microsoft Game Studios, working on unannounced projects. Previously, he was narrative director on the Rainbow 6 franchise at Ubisoft Montreal. During a [...]

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Jo Twist, CEO of games trade body UKIE speaks of thriving UK industry and advises on talent development.

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 [...]

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Gina Jackson, CEO of Women in Games Jobs speaks of exciting careers for women in the games industry.

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 [...]

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UK Game Developers trade association, TIGA, has most successful jobs board for game developers.

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, [...]

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Matthias Hellmund, Head of Mobile Development for Exozet Games, talks to Game Careers

Matthias Hellmund, Head of Mobile Development for Exozet Games in Berlin (Germany) talks to David Smith of Game Careers and Interactive Selection at GDC Europe. Matthias studied Media and Computer Science at Hochschule Furtwangen University (Germany) with stopovers in Tampere (Finland), San Francisco and Berlin. Today, he leads the mobile unit of Exozet games, creating award-winning [...]

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Linda Carlson, Director of Global Community Relations for Sony Online Entertainment, talks to Game Careers

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 [...]

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Heather Kelley, Founder and Principal at design studio Perfect Plum talks to Game Careers

Heather Kelley, Founder and Principal of Perfect Plum talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at GDC Europe in Cologne. Heather is a media artist, curator and experience designer. Named by Fast Company magazine as one of 2011′s thirty most influential women in technology, Heather heads her interaction design studio Perfect Plum. She is co-founder [...]

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Ilkka Paananen, CEO of Finnish nextgen Mobile developer Supercell talks to Game Careers

Ilkka Paananen, CEO of Supercell in Helsinki,  talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at Develop in Brighton. Ilkka has more than ten years of experience in start-ups, managing growth and international expansion, as well as fund raising and exits. He was the founding CEO of Sumea, and grew it become one of [...]

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Ian Hughes (ePredator) of Feeding Edge talks to Game Careers at Develop in Brighton

Ian Hughes (ePredator) of Feeding Edge talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and  Game Careers in Brighton.  In 2006, whilst at IBM, he led thousands of colleagues into virtual worlds like Second Life with projects like Wimbledon. He has shown that leadership can be driven by the digital native and innovators can gather together regardless [...]

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Mick Hocking, VP of European Studios at Sony talks jobs and career advice at Develop 2011

Mick Hocking, Vice President of the Studio Group for Sony Worldwide Studios talks to David Smith of Interactive Selection and Game Careers at Develop in Brighton. Mick  is the Vice President Studio Group for London Studio, Studio Liverpool, Evolution Studios and BigBig studios.  He has been largely responsible for the creation and development of some [...]

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