The award-winning Grads In Games initiative is coming to the University of Hertfordshire for the Get in the Game Careers Talk Tour 2017.
Talks will be presented by our Grads In Games team, with guest talks from games industry professionals.
Steven Tovey, Senior Member of Technical Staff
Alastair Cormack, Junior Programmer
Henry Kelly, Environment Artist
“Understanding Industry Positions & Portfolio Optimisation “
The fundamentals of understanding the different positions in the industry, knowing what to expect and what is expected of you. Understanding the importance of portfolio work, how to optimise your portfolio and stand out from the crowd.
“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.
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. You don’t want to be missing out! Get your ticket now!