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Into Games Career Fair 2021

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It's no secret, the games industry is on a rocketship trajectory to a bright future. With a staggering spectrum of technical and creative roles to choose from, It's never been a better time to ramp up your career or land that first job in games!

To get a helping hand, join Into Games' first online career fair connecting job changers and seekers with a wide range of UK game studios showcasing exciting roles and providing invaluable tips and feedback.

This FREE one-day event features a jam-packed schedule of panels to help guide you with practical advice into the world's most exciting job sector. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in portfolio feedback sessions and engage directly with hiring game studios on our Discord channel.

Confirmed studios: Playground Games (Forza Horizon series), Avalanche Studios (Just Cause series), Hangar13 (Mafia series), and Payload Studios (TerraTech). Full lineup to be announced shortly!

Talks will offer insights and guidance on these key areas:

  1. Games Art
  2. Games Audio
  3. Games Production
  4. Games Design
  5. Games Programming
  6. Marketing and Community Building
  7. How to set up an indie studio

So whether you're looking to get your foot into the door, switch up roles, or take your current career up a gear, this event is for you. At this fair you will:

  1. Connect to the video game industry
  2. Discover current job opportunities
  3. Upskill and boost your confidence

This event is completely free and open to all, designed by Into Games to help make applying for a new role more accessible, transparent, and fun!


Q: Is this an event for remote jobs only?

A: No, this is a virtual event but recruiting game organisations will be promoting a mix of remote and in-house positions depending on their studio.

Q: How will the fair work?

A: We will be running a full day of talks via YouTube and Twitch and a Discord takeover for your chance to engage with the game studios directly. Studios will be doing portfolio reviews and there will be an opportunity to join some 1-2-1 sessions. All content and activities will be accessible via laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

Q: Is there a charge to attend?

A: No, this event is completely free and open to everyone to attend.

Q: What kind of studios will be participating?

Confirmed studios: Playground Games (Forza Horizon series), Avalanche Studios (Just Cause series), Hangar13 (Mafia series), Supermassive Games (The Dark Pictures Anthology), and Payload Studios (TerraTech).

Full lineup to be announced shortly!

Q: What type of positions will be showcased during the event?

A: A wide range, from production to programming to design. There will be entry-level and junior roles showcased so perfect for anyone looking for their first job. Many of the studios will be recruiting senior roles too so this event is also a great opportunity for those looking to change jobs or jump into the games industry.

More about the host

This event is hosted by Into Games. We are a non-profit that supports people in finding rewarding careers in the games industry. Find out more about our work at www.intogames.org.

Into Games runs in partnership with UKIE.

If you have any questions drop us a line Rosalie@intogames.org

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