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Friday, March 25, 2022

Discover strategies for pitching your game, effective communication, how to land an investor/publisher, business development, and how to build your career in the game development directly from industry experts. Attend interactive sessions, learn from industry experts, and meet HR reps from leading game companies at the Game Career Seminar designed for students and others interested in starting a game development career.

2022 Pass & Pricing Details

Register for a Career Development Pass ($99) to attend only Game Career Development sessions during the Friday of the event.

The Career Development Pass also includes onsite access to the GDC Expo & Advocacy Sessions (Fri only), and online-only access to Special Events, Select Content, and the 2022 IGF & Choice Awards. To learn more about additional pass options, visit the Passes & Prices page.

Game Career Seminar

Friday, March 25, 2022

The Game Career Seminar is a one-day program designed for students and individuals interested in learning how to build a career in the video game industry. Attendees will experience interactive sessions, network with industry professionals, and most importantly, learn how to get their careers started in the video game industry.

Full Circle: From Game Jams to Industry and Back

JC Lau (Harebrained Schemes), Tarja Porkka-Kontturi (Global Game Jam), Nourhan ElSherief (Instinct Games), Chel Wong (Chel Wong Audio LLC), Kathleen Baker (Wild Jam)

Chasing the Information Horizon: Designing Information Driven Games

Jongwoo Kim (Studio Imugi)

Making It Happen: How to Launch a Games Career

Mascha Camino (Maschinen-Mensch), Ramon Huiskamp (No Brakes Games), Adinda van Oosten (Acreates and Hanze University of Applied sciences), Jonas Pastoors (Gaming Minds Studios), Klaus Scherwinski (Freelance), Roni Yosko (OM London), Diana Boden (Diana Boden / Gamma Minus / VestGames / Nukklear)

Game Career Seminar Advisor

Brandon Sheffield

Necrosoft Games

Industry Stage Sessions

Friday, March 25, 2022

The GDC Industry Stage hosts a series of presentations, demonstrations, and expert-led panels covering a broad range of topics related to working in the game development industry, as well as information on the industry itself.

Build Your Career in Games Like It's an RPG

Jing Wang (Phoenix Labs), Anne Gibeault (Phoenix Labs), Gordon Bellamy (USC Games), Connie Griffith (Undead Labs), Brian Corrigan (PUBG Corporation)

Interview Wizardry

Dan Violet Sagmiller (Thought World)

Tips From the Trenches: How To Help Recruiters and Hiring Managers Get You In The Door

Nellie Hughes (Xbox Game Studios Publishing), Niccole Minka (Crystal Dynamics Studio), Iris Moon (ggLocators), Alejandro Rodriguez (Probably Monsters)


Connecting the Global Game Development Community

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