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Sunday, March 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
How to Get a Job in the Gaming Industry

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Is your dream job to work in the video game industry? There are job opportunities not just in design, programming, and art – but for testers, marketing and PR, office culture, trade show coordinators, social media, customer support, creative services, and more. Join this panel of industry veterans that have held a variety of positions in the gaming space to learn about how they broke into the business, what skills are needed in this era of gaming, the tasks involved, and how to apply. This all-star panel of speakers from DeNA, Ubisoft, Xbox, and Twitch will answer any questions you throw at them about what it takes to build a career in games.
This SXSW Gaming Session at the Long Center is FREE and open to the public. However SXSW Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum badges gain priority seating.

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Sarah Fuchs

Head of Culture & CommunicationDeNASarah Fuchs is the Head of Culture & Communication at DeNA. Sarah strives to create a culture within the company where every employee feels happy, engaged and proud to work for DeNA every day. Sarah has been working in the games industry for more... Read More →
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Julian Gerighty

Creative Dir, The CrewUbisoftStarting his career in the Ubisoft head office in Paris, Julian left for Ubisoft Shanghai in 2003, as International Brand Manager where he defined the marketing strategies for titles such as Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow, Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter... Read More →
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Andy Swanson

VP of SalesTwitchAndy is a 15 year veteran of the video game industry and to this day remains a passionate gamer. His gaming career began in 1998 in advertising sales at Future US. He eventually held the position of Publisher in Future's Games Group, which included Official Xbox Magazine... Read More →
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Felicia Williams

Creative DirXbox StudiosA ten year veteran of gaming and thought leader within emergent entertainment technology, Felicia has worked as a designer, producer, brand manager and director for major studios including MTV Games, Ubisoft of Montreal and Microsoft Game Studios. Her project... Read More →

Sunday March 9, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Long Center, Dell Hall 701 W Riverside Dr