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|Session Name:||Being a Unicorn: Multiclassing in an Industry That Wants Specialization|
|Speaker(s):||Kate Compton, Alexis De Girolami, Theresa Duringer, Virginia Smith, Kimberly Unger|
|Company Name(s):||Northwestern University, Lively - a Keywords Studio, Temple Gates Games, Unknown Worlds, Meta|
|Track / Format:||Career Development|
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|Overview:||The majority of job postings in games are for single roles: programmer, game designer, artist. Yet there are some people with talents in multiple areas. If you are in this situation, how do you find a job and build a career when you can do more than your job description allows? This panel brings together four multitalented veteran developers who have each managed to build their career at a variety of mid-size and large studios, to tell their stories of how they were able to generalize in an industry of specialists.|