GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair '17

The GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair is a unique careers & education area at EGX and it runs through all four days of the event.

Delivering a range of careers and education exhibition areas, careers talks and networking opportunities, the Career Fair gives everyone the chance to get closer to the games industry and see how these big blockbuster titles and indie sensations are made.

At the Career Fair, careers and education are our cornerstone and you'll have the chance to meet game developers, publishers and educators that can give you the advice you need to make games development your career.

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OPM Response provides a unique service acting as an intermediary between the employers and job seekers in the computer games and associated industries worldwide. As an established brand we consistently listen to our client needs and candidate stories to match expectations. We pride ourselves on our work ethic and positive culture and we are always learning. We constantly evolve our process and code of conduct, ensuring we remain the best in the business.

Exhibitors

Abertay University offers world-leading courses in computer arts and computer games technology, as well as expertise in business, engineering, health, science and sport.

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a heritage of award-winning AAA titles, including the multi-million selling Total War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop on Total War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance on Total War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox on Alien: Isolation, plus 343 Industries and Microsoft on Halo Wars 2. Creative Assembly has, with their exceptionally talented team of over 500, amassed a wealth of awards, including recent accolades from BAFTA, Music+Sound and Develop’s Industry Excellence awards. www.creative-assembly.com

At Escape Studios, you'll start your career from day one, with personal and professional development an integral part of your degree. We'll give you the know-how you need to find your dream internships, and ultimately your dream job, and we'll help you develop what employers call the 12 core competencies, the skills and qualities you need to succeed in the workplace.

Falmouth University is a vibrant and forward-thinking specialist arts university that is a key player in the national and international creative scene. Our justifiable international reputation for excellence in Art, Design, Media, Performance and Writing has grown from over a century of nurturing original thinking, supported by highly talented and professional staff.

Futureworks aim is to make your dream job a reality, with inspiring tutors, innovative technology and carefully designed courses. We give you the perfect platform to make an impact in the industry, with the right knowledge, skills and expertise that employers are constantly on the look-out for.

Glyndwr University started in 2008 so we’re still one of the youngest universities in the UK. It is a vibrant, friendly place where each student’s learning and future is given personal attention.

ISART Digital is an international institute of higher education specializing in Video Games, 3D Animation and VFX. Based in Paris and Montreal, we also offer exchange programs with schools in Japan. We deliver Master’s-level degrees.The greatest advantage of ISART is our close relationship with industry professionals, which enables us to place our students in internships throughout their studies.

As the largest further education college in the UK, Manchester College is shaping an amazing future for our students.With our focus on careers and a work-ready Greater Manchester, we’re creating greater opportunities in the heart of our city and leading the way in education.

Study at Plymouth College of Arts and you’ll be taught by highly skilled tutors and supported by expert technicians. Our commitment to our students is second to none, in workshops, studios and beyond.

Portsmouth University has an excellent reputation for quality teaching and sustained, high levels of student satisfaction. Our commitment to preparing you for your future career is evident in every course, dedicated careers and recruitment services and a strong graduate employment track record. More than this, you have access to fantastic facilities in a vibrant city campus on the beautiful South Coast - only 90 minutes from central London.

Founded in 1992 Rebellion, is one of Europe’s leading independent game developers and comic book publishers. The studio’s flagship Sniper Elite games series leads the way for authentic stealth and sniping gameplay with more than 10 million units sold worldwide. Whether it’s the breathtaking intensity of Sniper Elite 3, the face-hugging terror of Aliens vs. Predator or the grindhouse frenzy of Zombie Army Trilogy, the Oxford-based studio is known for creating stand-out games that thrill players.

One of the world’s leading creative media institutions, SAE Institute builds on a proud tradition of exceptional post-secondary education spanning 54 campuses in 28 countries. Thanks to our distinct model of hands-on learning and strong focus on industry and global engagement, many of our students have gone on to enrich the world with their creative talents winning Oscars, Grammys, BAFTAS and becoming digital entrepreneurs.

If you would like to take your education to the next level after completing your course, you can do that right here at Solihull College & University Centre. We offer a wide range of high quality university-level programmes including HNCs, HNDs, Foundation Degrees, Top-up Degrees, Bachelor’s Degrees, Master’s Degrees and professional programmes across a variety of subject areas. We also offer qualifications in partnership with a number of leading universities. These qualifications are awarded by the university, but the study can be done right here at Solihull College & University Centre!

Teeside University generates and applies knowledge that contributes to the economic, social and cultural success of students, partners and the communities we serve. Through education enriched by research, innovation, and engagement with business and the professions, we transform lives and economies.

The Association for United Kingdom Interactive Entertainment or Ukie (pronounced YOU-KEY) is a trade body that aims to support, grow and promote the whole of the UK’s games and interactive entertainment industry. Ukie works with government to champion a range of issues including age ratings, education and skills, access to finance and protecting intellectual property rights. Some of the campaigns Ukie has been working on include the next gen skills campaign which pushed for computer science to be put back onto the national curriculum, Askaboutgames.com - a website where families can learn about playing games safely and sensibly and Ukie Student Membership which bridges the gap between education and industry for students leaving higher education.

Successful, innovative and modern – welcome to the University of Huddersfield. Whatever you aim to do in life, it pays to get a good education. And with high standards of teaching and learning and excellent facilities that's exactly what our students can expect from the University of Huddersfield. Based right in the town centre and at the heart of the local community, we help thousands of people, from school leavers to those returning to education after a gap, achieve their goals each year.

University of Leeds established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK. We are a world top 100 university and are renowned globally for the quality of our teaching and research. The strength of our academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines we cover, provides a wealth of opportunities and has real impact on the world in cultural, economic and societal ways. The University strives to achieve academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by our values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.

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Updated 19th September 2017