GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair '18

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.

Exhibitors

Located in West London, Brunel University London campus is home to 13,000 students studying a huge array of subjects across all levels. Our pioneering suite of Games Design courses are devoted to the analysis and design of computer games: from BA Games Design, joint courses with Creative Writing or Film and TV Studies to MA Digital Games. Our thriving research community focuses on games from a range of disciplinary perspectives. A computing/art background is not required to study Games Design at Brunel. Our courses will help you grow and refine your understanding and prepare you for a role in the games industry. You can find Brunel University London on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn and YouTube. For more information about our courses please contact schoolvisits@brunel.ac.uk or 01895 267 267.

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. You can find Creative Assembly on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

At Escape Studios our students possess raw talent and big aspirations, we offer undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses in VFX, game art, animation and motion graphics. We work directly with creative professionals and some of the world’s biggest studios to design and deliver all our courses including; Framestore, The Mill, MPC, Double Negative, Creative Assembly, Cinesite, Electric Theatre and JellyFish Pictures (to name just a few!). You can find Escape Studios on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

The UK games industry is the largest in Europe – and is responsible for creating some of the most recognisable games in the world. Simultaneously, gaming and virtual reality now increasingly extend beyond play, becoming part of the fabric of everyday life. Using cutting-edge technology, BA (Hons) Game Arts students at Plymouth College of Arts work towards a career in game arts with collaborative live briefs, external commissions and festival submissions. Here, students explore the pre-production process with a focus on Concept Art and Character development building skills in 2D traditional and digital drawing as well as 3D modelling and VR technology to produce imaginative gaming content. With these skills, they’re equipped to interpret gaming technology creatively and artistically, to come up with their own original game concepts.

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. You can find Rebellion on Facebook and Twitter.

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 27 countries. Our state-of-the-art campuses in the UK are located in the thriving digital hubs of London, Liverpool, Oxford and Glasgow, inspiring students to not only work in but also to shape creative industries worldwide. Thanks to our distinct model of hands-on learning and a 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. With a commitment to preparing the next generation of creative workers, our two year degrees and short courses are industry-focused, practice-based and taught by a specialist community of leading practitioners. You can find SAE on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more information about our courses please contact enquires@sae.edu or 03330-112-315.

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is the highest ranked Specialist University for the Creative Industries (The Guardian and Complete University Guide 2018). UCA delivers high-quality education in a wide range of creative subjects including animation, computing and games. Each course mixes creativity with business and technology – taught by award-winning industry professionals, students can learn high-end software alongside valuable career skills. You can find UCA on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Updated 14th June 2018