Free

Get In The Game Careers Talks; Southampton Solent University

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Southampton Solent University

Itchen Lecture Theatre

Sir James Matthews Building

Southampton, SO14 0YN

Event description

Description

The award-winning Grads In Games initiative is coming to Southampton Solent University for the Get in the Game Careers Talk Tour 2017.

Talks will be presented by our Grads In Games team, with guests & speakers from the games industry.

Guest Speakers

Apple

Jason Fielder, Engineer


nDreams

Daniel Chambers, Game Designer

Jade Rogers, 3D Artist


Toon Boom

Andy Wyatt

"What does it take to be an animator?"

Andy Wyatt represents Toon Boom Animation in the UK. Toon Boom are makers of the industry's premiere storyboard and 2D animation software used on productions from The Simpsons to Angry Birds. Andy will talk about his own career as an animator, how the industry is changing, and offer advice to budding animators of the future.


Sumo Digital

Greg Wisniewski - Environment Artist


Schedule for Event

9am – 9.40am – Sharan Bassi Get in the Game Career Talk (Mixed)

9.40am – 10.05am – Toon Boom (Andy Wyatt)

10.05am – 10.30am – nDreams (Jade Rogers & Dan Chambers)

10.30am – 10.55am – Sumo (Greg Wisniewski)

10.55am – 11.20am – Boss Alien (Ben Brudenell & Mark Gossage)

11.20am – 11.45am – Apple (Jason Fielder)

11.45am – 12.00 noon – Q&A


Get In The Game Careers Talk

Our talks are given for students to learn what it really takes to make it into such a competitive industry. Covering topics such as:

• Careers in games advice

• Information of how to maximise your chances of securing your first games industry role.

• CV, Portfolio and Demo Advice

• Interview Techniques

• Technical and practical knowledge required by studios

• How to increase employability

• Q & A session

We’ll also be giving away goodie bags to a handful of lucky winners, with prizes from our partner studios.

This is a great opportunity that offers expert information which could prove vital in your career. Don't miss out - get your ticket now!

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Southampton Solent University

Itchen Lecture Theatre

Sir James Matthews Building

Southampton, SO14 0YN

Save This Event

Event Saved