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Art Leadership Roundtable Day 2: Veteran Session

Keith Self-Ballard (Principal Artist, Volition)

Location: Room 208, South Hall

Date: Thursday, March 21

Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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Topic: Visual Arts, Production & Team Management

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Audience Level: Advanced

The Art Leadership Roundtable is a moderated forum discussion of pressing issues and challenges from a variety of teams and studios. While discussions are reasonably controlled, topics of discussion are varied and frequently generated by the attendees.
The "Veteran Session" is specifically geared towards Senior Artists, Art Leads, and Art Directors. As such, the topics are expected to be more advanced in nature.

As always, attendees are strongly encouraged to participate in the discussion.


The Art Leadership Roundtable affords attendees the opportunities to ask questions about leadership, studio culture, management, and teamwork. Given the number of attendees, these questions will be discussed across a variety of studios (from indie to mobile to AAA) and cultures. It is also a great opportunity to network and engage in shared creative challenges.

Intended Audience

The primary audience for this sessions are veteran developers who are interested in candidly discussing difficult topics related to the responsibilities and challenges of leadership. This session will be specifically geared towards more complex and broad-reaching issues.