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Session Name: Game Career Seminar: "You Want to Do What?" Non-Traditional Pathways to Game Development
Speaker(s): Marina Diez, Osama Dorias, JC Lau, Erika Olsen
Company Name(s): Three of Cups Games, Warner Brothers Games Montreal, Harebrained Schemes, Humble Bundle
Track / Format: Game Career Seminar
Overview: Deciding to go into games from another (possibly more stable) career can often be a daunting choice. Why would anyone want to do it, and how can you make the move in a way that is optimal and sustainable? This panel is comprised developers who took a range of different paths into games. We'll discuss how and why we made the leap into games, some useful tips for getting in the door, and some practical next steps for maximizing your chances of success on the other side of those studio doors.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Marina Diez

Three of Cups Games

Osama Dorias

Warner Brothers Games Montreal

JC Lau

Harebrained Schemes

Erika Olsen

Humble Bundle

free content

Game Career Seminar

Game Career / Education