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Creative Assembly, Bossa and Jagex headline EGX Rezzed Career Bar

UKIE returns with a stellar line-up

GamesIndustry.biz has once again teamed up with UKIE on a stellar line-up of talks at EGX Rezzed.

The UKIE Career Bar, which is part of the wider GamesIndustry.biz Career Fair, will feature talks and advice from the likes of Dlala, Jagex, Creative Assembly, Mediatonic and Bossa Studios.

That's on top of various booths featuring leading industry educators and studios, plus the chance to get your portfolios evaluated from industry experts. There's plenty on offer for those looking to break into games, and for those looking to supercharge their careers.

Will Freeman will be your host for the full three days.

Here is the full UKIE Career Bar schedule:

Friday, April 13th
11:00 - 12:30: Careers Advice Session

12:30 - 13:00: AJ Grand Scrutton, Dlala Studios - 5 Tips I'd Give Myself... 6 Years After Starting A Studio

13:15 - 13:45: Michael Lojko, Jagex - The Game Making Game

13:45 - 15:00: Careers Advice Sessions

15:00 - 15:45: Careers Panel - Breaking into the Games Industry (BAFTA Crew Panel)
Jonathan Ridgway (host) - CEO & Creative Director at Rebourne Studios
Amanda Blatch - Senior Artist at DR Studios
Katie Nelson - Co-Founder & 3D Artist at Blueprint Games
Daniel Seager - 3D Animator at AiSolve Limited

16:00 -16:30: Lisa Burgers, Creative Assembly - So You Want to be a Game Designer, But How Do You Do That?

Saturday, April 14th
11:00 - 12:30: Careers Advice Session

12:30 - 13:00: Helen Burnill, Mediatonic - Panel TBC

13:15 - 13:45: Pete Stewart, Creative Assembly - The Write Way: A Career in Game Narrative

13:45 - 15:00: Careers Advice Session

15:00 - 15:45: The Indie Panel - Making it as a Freelancer or an Indie Developer (BAFTA Crew Panel)
Jonathan Ridgway (host) - CEO & Creative Director at Rebourne Studios
Adam Boyne - Co-Founder & Programmer at Beta Jester
Sophie Knowles - Freelance 3D Generalist
Jon Price - Director & Designer at aPriori Digital
Sam Hughes - Sound Designer & Voice Actor at The Sound Architect

16:00 - 16:30: Stefano Petrullo and Will Freeman - The 'Other' Games Jobs; Journalism, Marketing, Community and More (And How They Open Doors to Other Games Careers)

Sunday, April 15th
11:00 - 12:30: Careers Advice Session

12:30 - 13:00: Lana Zgombić, Bossa - The Road to Production

13:15 - 13:45: Gemma Jessop, Cherry Pop - Building You Own Studio

13:45 - 15:00: Careers Advice Session

15:00 - 15:45: How to be an Unsung Hero in Games Development (BAFTA Crew Panel)
Jonathan Ridgway (host) - CEO & Creative Director at Rebourne Studios
Dan Carr - Software Engineer at Criterion Games
Sarah Ford - Concept Artist at Mediatonic
Benjamin Maltz-Jones - Marketing Coordinator at REWIND
Neil Newbon - Motion Capture & Voice Actor

16:00 - 16:30: Laurence Bouvard, Freelance Actor and Performer - Inside Your Favorite Characters: Professional Actors in the Games Industry

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Chris is a 15-year games business veteran. He spent nine years at UK business weekly MCV, including five years as editor. He joined GI in 2016 and oversees editorial, sales and events worldwide. He is the architect behind Best Places To Work Awards and GI Live. And is a tiny bit obsessed with market data. He also writes for Doctor Who Magazine. Because Doctor Who is awesome.

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