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Art Direction: Escaping Your Comfort Zone


Liam Wong (Art Director & Photographer, Ubisoft)

Location: Room 2001, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 21

Time: 11:00am - 11:30am

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference - Get your pass now!

Topic: Visual Arts

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

From a shy kid born and raised in Scotland to becoming Ubisoft's youngest director in Canada to a fashion shoot and interaction with Hideo Kojima in Japan, Art Director and Photographer Liam Wong will talk about going outside of your comfort zone, building confidence, and surviving in the deep end, through experiences in his career in video games and as a photographer.


Attendees will learn how stepping outside of your comfort zone will not only lead to your best work, but can lead to new, exciting adventures and opportunities.

Intended Audience

The talk will be primarily aimed at creatives, however the content will be accessible enough for anybody at any skill level. There are no prerequisites.