In-person career opportunities event – Aimed at career changers, young professionals and students.

Come along and hear why Leamington Spa is one of the UK games industry’s biggest hubs and find out about career opportunities in the region.

ScreenSkills is working with Creative Futures part of the University of Warwick, NextGen Skills AcademyBGIInto Games and regional organisations such as Create Central on this event, helping to showcase the exciting opportunities within the gaming industry.

Tickets are limited, please sign up below for the event on Saturday 16th October at 1.30pm at 1 Mill Street, Leamington Spa. Or register for the streamed event online. The event is free!

Host – Rick Gibson, CEO BGI   
Abbey Plumb – Senior Technical Programme Manager, Unity Technologies CONF 
Chris McCarthy – Recruitment Manager, Third Kind Games 
Chris Sayers – VFX Artist, Mediatonic 

1:30 pm – Registration and sign up for Skills and CV clinic
2:00 – 3.15 pm – Masterclass + Q&A 
3:15 – 4.15 pm – Afternoon tea, networking and Skills and Careers Clinic 
4:30 pm – Event ends 

Local Schools Event – Careers in the Games Industry

We are also proud to announce the ‘Careers in the Games Industry’ event for local schools, hosted by Jordan Webber, the resident gaming expert on Channel 5’s The Gadget Show. Local students in years 9-13 will benefit from a morning packed with information on the different jobs in the industry and what you need to do to get in. They’ll also be the chance to come up with an idea for a game! Event is now fully booked. 

Host – Jordan Webber  
Declan Cassidy – CEO Into Games
Shivani Rambaran – Junior Game Designer, Triangular Pixels
Amber Silcock – Live Operation Coordinator, Excalibar Games
Charlotte Pook – Talent Acquisition Specialist, Electric Square CONF 

For further information please get in touch here