20-23 Sept 2018
The NEC,
Birmingham

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

The award-winning undergraduate and postgraduate computer games courses on offer at Abertay are the best in Europe according to the prestigious Princeton Review. Our aim is to educate our students to become the innovators of tomorrow. We offer industry accredited courses ranging from technology and programming-based to creative courses in design and digital media. Many of our graduates have gone on to work with the biggest names in the industry, including Rockstar, Ubisoft and Microsoft. Others have gone on to form successful companies in Dundee - a hub for games and digital media development. You can find Abertay University on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Access Creative College is a national creative college that seeks to develop the next generation of creatives through innovative, practical, employment-led training. At the college's EGX stand attendees will have the opportunity to check out a technical demonstration of an interactive Virtual Reality rhythm-based game with a mixed reality setup, making it an engaging experience for both the player and onlookers. You can find Access Creative College on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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.

CCP was founded in 1997 in Reykjavik, Iceland. With the launch of EVE Online in May 2003, CCP established itself as one of the most innovative companies in interactive entertainment, winning numerous awards and receiving critical acclaim worldwide. A courageous and pioneering culture, allied to the diversity of our employees, makes CCP a unique and inspirational place to work. We are seeking new talent to join our innovative teams in order to help create unforgettable experiences in real and virtual worlds. You can find CCP on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitch. Applicants can get in touch via email.

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.

At Falmouth University's Games Academy is a World Class institution offering a cutting-edge range of outstanding degrees, ranging from its multi-disciplinary game development course to Game Art and Computing for Games. Set in a modern studio, with dedicated lecture areas and team working spaces, the Academy offers everything you will need as the Game Developers of tomorrow. Students of the Games Academy can expect to gain an understanding of their own 'trade' or route, as well as extensive hands-on experience, opportunities to collaborate with other courses as well as a grounding of how to work and succeed within the business of the games industry. Practical, employable games education is our mantra, and we'd love to show you how you can be a part of it..

The National Crime Agencies Cyber Crime Unit, The Regional Organised Crime Units Cyber Crime Units will be at EGX this year on stand CF3 together with Cyber Security Challenge UK, promoting positive pathways into Cyber Security over getting involved in Cyber Crime. Please come to our stall and have a chat or test your skills, whatever age or level you are on the Cyber Security Challenge. We will also be having pentesting demonstrations each day at 12:00 and 14:00. You can find the NCA on Facebook and Twitter.

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 and 'Sniper Elite 4' was the biggest yet. Rebellion have since showcased 'Strange Brigade', a rip-roaring 1930s third person adventure, and are also known for their success with VR title - 'Battlezone', a modern version of the classic arcade game. 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.

Founded in 2003, award-winning Sumo Digital employs over 500 staff across its five studios in Sheffield, Nottingham, Newcastle & Brighton (The Chinese Room), UK and Pune, India. Developing successful games across all platforms and genres, Sumo is recognised for its versatility, proprietary technology and creativity across a portfolio of games featuring titles for major publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Sega and Disney Interactive. Current titles in development include ‘Crackdown 3’, in collaboration with Microsoft; ‘Dead Island 2’ for Koch Media, ‘Project Nova’ for CCP Games and ‘Team Sonic Racing’ for Sega. Sumo Digital is part of the Sumo Group plc. You can find Sumo on Twitter.

The University Centre Weston (UCW) is the TEF Gold higher education provider in North Somerset. We offer more than 45 undergraduate courses in areas including computing, digital technologies, design, art, film and games. Our Games and Animation Production pathway is delivered in partnership with UWE Bristol and includes studies in games production, traditional and digital animation, 3D modelling and virtual reality. And 85% of our Honours students on this course achieved First Class degrees in 2018. You can find UCW on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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.

At University of Huddersfield, technology and creativity are at the heart of the student experience. We encourage our Games students to be ambitious, visionary and innovative. Our courses are designed to combine industry knowledge and academic theory with practical experience to support you in graduating ready for work. But just don’t take our word for it, head over to the Rezzed Zone to meet our former students ‘Ocean Spark’, and ‘Gentlemen Worldwide’ our graduate team in the Tranzfuser talent development programme. Come and meet us in the Careers Fair and find out where a degree in Computer Games Design could take you. You can find Huddersfield University on Facebook and Twitter.

Globally renowned for our teaching, research and engagement with industry, University of Leeds is one of the longest established computing schools in the UK. By studying High-Performance Graphics you’ll be well placed to join one of the most performance-driven applications of computer science – the multibillion pound global games industry. As a graduate, you will work at the top-end of the games industry and will develop computer graphics on high-performance platforms, or write engines for the next generation of games. You can find University of Leeds on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University is home to one of the UK’s top rated games courses based on student satisfaction (National Student Survey). We have an excellent track record for graduate employment with many of our students going on to work at the UKs most recognisable game studios such as Travellers’ Tales, Rockstar and Ubisoft. Our unique Business Accelerator empowers students to form start-up games studios supported by our specialist incubation centre. We work closely with organisations such as Games Wales, BAFTA Cymru and the British Computing Society to ensure that our students always have access to cutting edge industry training and knowledge. You can find Wrexham Glyndŵr University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Updated 20th September 2018