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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Game Career Seminar: Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer Part 1: Advice from Industry Artists
Speaker(s): Rachel Day, Greg Foertsch, Jeff Parrott, Baj Singh
Company Name(s): Bonfire Studios, Romero Games, Blizzard Entertainment, Creative Assembly
Track / Format: Game Career Seminar

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Overview: As the game industry has become increasingly competitive, it has also become more difficult for artists to break into the industry and to obtain recognition for their work. There are, however, both positive and negative ways to stand out from the crowd. This panel, which consists of art directors and lead artists from major studios that will help expose portfolio pitfalls and how to avoid them, as well as providing real world examples of how to succeed in getting, and holding, an art director's attention. The panel will also discuss common hiring practices and variations among the studios. The panel will be followed by a multiple hour session for individual portfolio reviews.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Rachel Day

Bonfire Studios

Greg Foertsch

Romero Games

Jeff Parrott

Blizzard Entertainment

Baj Singh

Creative Assembly

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Game Career Seminar

Game Career / Education