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Establishing Successful HR Practices in Games Roundtable (Presented by the IGDA)

Renee Gittins (Executive Director, IGDA)

Location: Room 203, South Hall

Date: Friday, March 20

Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core+Summits Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Human resources are key to running a successful game studios with a culture that enables developers to give their best. Join this open roundtable session to dive into solutions for the complexities of human resource management, while discussing the advantages and disadvantages of various HR approaches. Connect with peers passionate about creating positive workplace environments, and learn how to use IGDA’s new templates and guidelines to foster the company culture that will make your studio the most successful it can be.


Attendees to this roundtable, run by the IGDA’s Human Resource SIG, will learn about the necessary human resource pipelines, tools, and approaches to implement to ensure a safe, empowering, and consistent work environment. They will also hear discussions about common HR problems and difficult situations, and learn how to approach these issues with tools that are clear and fair. Finally, attendees will learn how such resources can be adjusted to help establish and foster the culture they desire in their workplace.

Intended Audience

Human resource professionals, studio heads and managers, and developers interested in learning about ways to improve their studio or start a successful one of their own.