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“I want to see fiery young women join the industry and change it from the ground up.” says Siobhan Reddy

Looking to make your first steps into the games industry? Siobhan Reddy from Media Molecule (LittleBigPlanet) explains what she’s looking for, what it takes to get your CV noticed, and why a showreel can be so crucial for your work.  Find out more about gaming on BAFTA Guru

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Meet Robin Hunicke, Executive Producer on Journey and Co-Founder, Funomena

Game Careers was thrilled to chat with game designer and producer Robin Hunicke, perhaps best known for her role as executive producer on blockbuster PSN game Journey. Her game titles include family-friendly franchises like The Sims2, MySims, whimsical online game Glitch and Steven Spielberg’s Boom Blox for Nintendo Wii. She is currently co-founder of the [...]

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What it’s like to work in the Games Industry? More on internships from BAFTA Guru.

What it’s like to work in the Games Industry? Find out with the Young Games Designer series from BAFTA. This month BAFTA chats to Christina who is an intern at Unity in Brighton, UK.

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Over 1200 join Game Careers LinkedIn networking group. Join us!

If you are a member of LinkedIn, you can now get together with over 1200 others who share the same interests.

Please link through to http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2739538 . Start a discussion, share news! Just join the group and start networking. Good luck.

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Meet Susan Gold, Founder of Global Game Jam – the world’s largest hackathon focused on game development.

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 [...]

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Mitu Khandaker, Founder, The Tiniest Shark – one woman games development team in UK

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 [...]

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42 years of games design | Meet Don Daglow, President of Daglow Entertainment, LLC

Game Careers was excited to chat with game designer and long-time game developer Don Daglow, president and creative director of Daglow Entertainment, LLC, an online game development studio founded in 2011. Don’s career in game design began on mainframe computers in 1971 (before Pong), and he has been designing successful online titles since 1987 (before [...]

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Meet Noah Falstein, newly appointed Chief Game Designer at Google

David Smith with Game Careers recently sat down with Noah Falstein, recently announced as Chief Game Designer at Google, to talk about how to breaking into the biz as a game designer. Noah entered the game industry in 1980 as one of the first ten employees at Lucasfilm Games (later LucasArts Entertainment), then went on [...]

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Wright Bagwell, Director of Design on Farmville II from Zynga gives games design careers advice.

Game Careers was lucky to talk with Wright Bagwell, Director of Design at Zynga, shortly before his presentation on Farmville 2 at GDC in San Francisco. Wright joined Zynga in 2011, and is currently a director of design. In 1996, his obsession with making Quake mods compelled him to abandon his doctorate work in neuroscience, [...]

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Game Careers “Thought Leaders” series features Assassin’s Creed 3 Creative Director Alex Hutchinson

Game Careers recently spoke with Ubisoft’s Alex Hutchinson at GDC in San Francisco, where he spoke on an Assassin’s Creed III panel, covering project collaboration. Alex is currently the creative director on Assassin’s Creed III at Ubisoft Montreal.  Previously, he was creative director at EA Montreal on Army of Two: The 40th Day. Alex was also [...]

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