Get closer to the industry! Our GI.biz Careers Fair gives you a chance to go face to face with employers in the games industry, plus experience education exhibition areas, careers talks and networking opportunities
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The GamesIndustry.biz Careers Fair area of EGX brings you closer to the gaming industry. Across the event, you will be able to meet industry people and get your CV, application or Portfolio reviewed in our Portfolio Sessions. Not only this, but you can also talk with professionals from the industry as they give talks and advice about how to kick start your career and much more. There will also be a whole host of publishers who will be looking to recruit, so make sure you stop by, pick up an application form and get in the industry today.
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 – and beyond.
Founded in 1992, Rebellion is one of Europe’s biggest independent multimedia studios. Its flagship Sniper Elite series is renowned for its authentic stealth and sniping gameplay with more than 20 million players worldwide. 2000 AD is synonymous with the absolute finest in British comic book art. With the acquisition of a $100m film studio and the world’s largest archive of English language comics, Rebellion continues to grow from strength to strength. Rebellion now operates across books, comics, TV and film, but at its core it’s still a leading developer and publisher of games. Whether it’s the breathtaking intensity of Sniper Elite 4, the face-hugging terror of Aliens vs. Predator or the grindhouse frenzy of the Zombie Army series, the Oxford-based studio is revered for creating stand-out games designed to thrill.
From VFX to Game Art, Animation to Motion Graphics, Escape Studios is recognised as a first-class education provider for the creative industries. We take students with raw talent and shape them into the creative professionals demanded by today’s employers. With courses developed by industry experts, at Escape Studios you learn from the best. We offer undergraduate degrees in VFX, Animation and Game Art. Plus a range of postgraduate degrees and short courses such as Motion Graphics, Storyboarding and VR. We don’t just love the creative industries, we live and breathe them; our focus is on ensuring all of our students leave studio-ready.
Home of the multi-award winning game development programme team at WGU and the main regional development hub for the games industry in North Wales. We specialise in the delivery of UK leading education and enterprise support for the games industry. Our graduates work in some of the best know brands on the world such as Ubisoft, Rockstar, Sony and Nintendo. Join us at EGX 2019 for careers advice, portfolio reviews and course information.
National Crime Agency
Cyber Choices is a Law Enforcement programme which aims to stop talented individuals from engaging or further engaging in cybercrime. We do this by highlighting the opportunities available and the benefits of legal use of skills to people with technical ability, whether that be jobs, careers, projects, qualifications or apprenticeships. We also provide education around the law and the consequences of breaking it. We present the life paths that the individual can take and empower them to make an informed choice as to the direction of their lives.
Royal Navy Careers
University for the Creative Arts
LightForge Academy is a new, dedicated learning environment for Games, Film & VFX. We aim to bridge the gap between education and industry through hands-on courses that lead to careers in exciting, dynamic industries. With bases in central London and Doncaster, S.Yorkshire we are perfectly located to shape, develop and guide the creative talent of tomorrow.They will be able to give you new information on their new training academy in Doncaster and London dedicated to Games, Film & VFX training. Vocational courses in: Python Coding for VFX starting October , Games Quality and Assurance starting Jan 2020. More courses coming soon in Unity, AR/VR, Unreal Engine, Concept Art, 3D Maya, 2D Nuke, Motion Graphics. Make sure to stop by and find out more.
Dare Academy is highly regarded annual game design competition powered by Abertay University – home of Europe’s top Computer Games Degree programmes. Originating from “Dare to be Digital”, the Dare Academy sees 6 teams from Abertay come together where they’ll go head to head EGX demonstrating games that’ve been made during the summer, with the support of industry mentors. The winner will be selected by an industry panel, with the winner receiving £5,000 cash prize.