Starts: Nov 03, 2007 - Ends: Nov 04, 2007
Submission Deadline: Nov 03, 2007
Game JOBS, the leading employment site serving the interactive entertainment industry and America's VideoGame Expo (VGXPO) are hosting a two-day seminar entitled Breaking In, a one-track conference aimed at providing employment tools and educational resources to people that want to find jobs in the videogame industry.
The Breaking In conference will provide everything you need to know to find a job in the games industry. Breaking In will showcase:
* What you need to know about landing a job at a videogame company.
* Information about colleges and universities offering education programs for game-makers.
* Details about the life cycle of a game development project.
Craig Davison, Director of Global Marketing, Microsoft Game Studios
Dale Jackson, Executive Producer for MADDEN, EA Tiburon
Robin McShaffry, VP Operations, Founder, Mary-Margaret
Fiona Cherbak, Marketing Director, Gamerecruiter
Steve Reid, EVP, Ubisoft's Redstorm Ent.
Thaddeus "Thad" Sasser, Game Designer, Ubisoft's Redstorm Ent.
Rob Catto, Full Sail
Mike McCoy, Professor, SMU -The Guildhall
Deborah Solomon, Program Coordinator, Montgomery College
Christopher Erhardt, Associate Dean-CED, Digipen
Coray Seifert, Associate Producer, THQ's Kaos Studios
Rebecca Waxman, Senior Career Advisor, Art Institutes
Anthony R.UR, Art Director, AMERICA'S ARMY: Government Applications
Patricia M Helbig, Director, Career Services, SCAD
Amber Dalton, PMS Clan Leader
Gano Haine, VP of Development, LimeLife
Jennifer MacLean, GM, Games, Comcast Interactive Media
Susan Gold, Chairperson, IGDA Education SIG
Wade Tinney, Founder, Large Animal Games
For more information, visit www.vgxpo.com/.