The Careers Advice and Portfolio Reviews service is a brand new feature for the GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair. Visitors will have the opportunity to sit down with highly experienced industry professionals and receive advice on starting a career in games along with practical guidance on the best way to demonstrate your portfolio of work to prospective employers.
Please note that Creative Assembly will be running portfolio reviews at their Career Fair booth during all three days of the event.
Friday 13th April
10am-12pm: Megan Rice (Project Manager, Omuk), Simon Miles (Talent Operations Manager, Pixel Toys), Emily Knox (Level Designer, Sumo Digital), Meg Owenson (Concept Artist, Sumo Digital).
2pm-4pm: Brett Kashket (Account Manager, Creative Personnel), Amar Patel (Account Manager, Creative Personnel), Chris Payne (Director, Quantum Soup Studios), Dan Thomas (Director & Digital Strategist), Rob Crossley (Head of Developer Partnerships, PlayStack).
Saturday 14th April
10am-12pm: Chris J. Nairn (Composer), Doris Carrascosa (Artist / Designer, Chucklefish), Jamie Holding (Senior Programmer, nDreams), Ben Blethyn (Principal 2D Artist, nDreams), Greg Buchanan (Freelance Writer, Buchanan Productions).
2pm-4pm: Liam de Valmency (Programmer, Media Molecule), Daley Eve Johnson (Community Manager, Rare), Dean Day (CEO, Greenlight Games), Robert Hurley (Lead 3D Artist, Greenlight Games), Bogdan Vera (Audio Programmer, Media Molecule).
Sunday 15th April
10am-12pm: Tracy Hudson (Senior Environment Artist, Playground Games), John Griffiths (Environment Artist, TT Games).
2pm-4pm: Nele Steenput (3D Artist, Freelance).
Updated 12th March 2018