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), Jo Haslam (Senior Designer, Snap Finger Click).
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, Moov2), Giuseppe Holm (Head of Recruitment, PlayStack).
Saturday 14th April
10am-12pm: Chris J. Nairn (Composer, Chris J. Nairn Music), 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), 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), Sally Blake (Associate Producer, formerly Ubisoft Reflections), Rachael Gregg-Smythe (Producer, Roll7 Games), Seb Jordan (QA Engineer, Natural Motion (Zynga)).
2pm-4pm: Nele Steenput (3D Artist, Freelance), Jessica Saunders (Director / Sound Designer, Salix Games), Claire Boisiere (Development / Studio Director, Harbee Studios), Jessica Baker (Software Engineer, Rare), Pallas Wong (Managing Director, Asia Pacific, :RE e-Sports Agency).
Updated 11th April 2018