Game In Scotland 2012

Passionate about gaming? Want to work in the games industry? Fancy yourself as a programmer, an animator, an artist, a tester or even a game designer? Then this event is for you. This FREE event gives YOU the chance to meet Scotland’s top games development studios and learn of the variety of jobs available in the Scottish Games Industry. Scotland is home to some of the world’s most successful games development studios creating top selling titles, notably smash hits the Grand Theft Auto franchises, State of Emergency, Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup, Lemmings, Denki Blocks for the Sky TV Platform and Championship Manager for mobile and the multi-award winning Crackdown for XBox360. You will hear presentations from various games companies across Scotland - including console, mobile and interactive TV development studios - and from employees within these companies. Learn of the variety of excellent jobs available within this exciting industry from games design through to quality assurance. Also learn about ‘Dare to be Digital’ - a unique industry-backed video games development competition for teams of students studying at all universities and art colleges. The afternoon will consist of a series of informal, yet informative, presentations and allow plenty of opportunity for you to chat with Scotland’s games companies. Don’t forget to bring lots of copies of your CV - and even better - any demos you have, most of these games companies have positions to fill NOW and post graduation 2012!

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