13-15 April 2018
Tobacco Dock,
London

GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair 2018

The GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair is a unique careers & education area at EGX Rezzed and it runs through all three 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

Birmingham City University presents Gamer Camp and the 2-Year fast Tracks; a set of postgraduate and undergraduate programmes designed to help coders, artists, designers and producers gain top qualifications to get excellent graduate jobs in the Games Industry, or even provide opportunities to set up your own game dev studio. Gain the necessary key skills and experience, working intensively alongside senior games industry professionals within a studio environment, tackling real game briefs set by major developers, so you experience all stages of the games dev process to become a productive, reliable member of a project team. You can find Birmingham City University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Creative Assembly is one of Europe'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 sellingTotal War™ series, Creative Assembly continues to build an impressive portfolio of games and world-renowned partnerships; working with Games Workshop onTotal War™: WARHAMMER®, Wargaming Alliance onTotal War™: ARENA, Twentieth Century Fox onAlien: 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 and Instagram.

Launchpad is a ground-breaking incubator for tech start-ups that includes game development studios. It’s an exclusive opportunity for digital creatives, software engineers and business developers to work on real creative challenges that are provided by industry partners and publishers. Current partners include Sony Computer Entertainment, Amazon, BBC Worldwide and Bossa Studios. We support our founders with experienced coaches and mentors to help create an in-demand, cutting edge products that investors want to buy into. Meet us to find out more about substantial financial support, a no-fees MA in Entrepreneurship, and the opportunity to build your build your own future.

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. You can find Falmouth University on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

SAE Institute - One of the world’s leading creative media institutions, SAE 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.

Teeside University has an outstanding reputation for delivering excellence in animation and games, including courses accredited by Creative Skillset. We are ranked in the top 20 list of international animation schools and are listed in the top 3 in the UK (Animation Careers Review 2017). We are the home of the Animex which attracts speakers from business leaders, including Aardman Animation, Bethesda, Sony Santa Monica, Ubisoft Reflections and more (Animex.tees.ac.uk). We offer a range of Games and Animation courses designed in collaboration with our industry partners. You can find Teeside University on Twitter and Instagram.

Computing at Leeds is one of the longest established Schools in the UK. We’re globally renowned for our teaching, research and engagement with industry. Our cutting-edge gaming courses mean our students are well-placed to join one of the most performance-driven applications of computer science – the multi-billion pound global games industry. You’ll generate new levels of graphical realism and visual effects on new hardware platforms, and gain deep understanding of architecture and high-performance programming. As a graduate, you’ll write engines for the next generation of games. You can find Leeds University 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.

Updated 5th April 2018