We take a look at what a games character artist does & what it takes to get a graduate or junior role in character art, from understanding the basic role, to industry expectations and what to include in your portfolio.
We’re excited to announce our Get in the Game 2017 dates, where we’ll be joined by our friends at Playground Games, nDreams, Boss Alien and more!
Want to beef up that CV? Looking to get your hands on some industry swag? Maybe meet and network with top UK studios at our legendary Search for a Star Showcase day? Well, we’re looking for students like you to join our award-winning Grads in Games team as Ambassadors! What is Get in the Game? […]
Aardvark Swift are calling for guest speakers to inspire the next generation of developers on this year’s Get in the Game tour.
Get In The Game is over for another year, and what a tour it’s been! This year’s been our biggest and longest tour yet, visiting a total of 64 universities across 8 weeks. In total, 2000 students and 70 academics and lecturers came along to our talks, and it’s been great to see so […]
We’ve just reached our final stop on our Get In The Game 2016 journey: Bournemouth University. But before we kick off our talk, we’re enjoying some chill time with lecturer Christos Gatzidis, who has kindly treated us to a hot coffee! It’s been a whirlwind of a tour and we’ve loved meeting so […]
We’ve travelled a long way this week to visit universities in the South for the penultimate week of our Get In The Game tour. https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/803531253450424320 Beginning the week at the UWE Bristol and the University of Bath, we enjoyed some lovely views on the way to Southampton. https://twitter.com/ASwift_Sharan/status/803634916223131648 Sean Frisby and Hussain Sheikh from award-winning studio […]
And that’s week six of Get In The Game done! This week we headed back up to the North with Red Kite Games & AMD https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/800664729710641152 Dave Robertsand Simon Iwaniszak from Red Kite Games joined us for the first half of the week, where we visited Huddersfield, Manchester, Salford and Manchester Metropolitan before we headed […]
We’ve just finished our final talk of the week at Staffordshire University, where we’ve had one of our best student turn-outs yet. It’s been another great week for Get In The Game with a fantastic line-up of speakers, from AMD, Dovetail Games, Playground Games, Rebellion, Autodesk, Framestore, Red Kite Games and Inertia Games. https://twitter.com/ASwift_James/status/798190585257533440 Students […]
We’re half way through the Get In The Game tour, finishing off a great week visiting universities across London. This week we were joined by Thad Frogley, Mark Gossage & Will Tarratt from Boss Alien, & Gwaredd Mountain from BAFTA-winning studio, Preloaded. Each spent time sharing their experience and advice with the students alongside our […]