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Game Career Seminar: Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer Part 2: Portfolio Reviews

Morgan Hill  (Lead Environment Artist, Bit Reactor)

Leslie Harwood  (Lead Cinematics Designer, ZeniMax Online Studios)

David Johnson  (CEO & Creative Director, Undertone FX)

Jessica Kutrakun  (Senior Artist, MAXIS EA)

Inmar Salvatier  (Lead Character Artist, MAXIS EA)

Vince Riley  (Senior Environment Artist, MAXIS EA)

Nan Li  (Animator 2, MAXIS EA)

Magnus Lehmann  (Head of Creative, Riot Games)

Ashley Sparling  (CEO & Character Art Director, K9 Digital)

Piero Macgowan  (Senior Concept Artist, Bit Reactor)

Ken Whitman  (Lead VFX Artist, Bit Reactor)

Greg Foertsch  (Creative Director, Bit Reactor)

Nate Purkeypile  (Creative Director & Owner, Just Purkey Games)

Hector Antunez  (Lead Animator, Bit Reactor)

Gaurav Mathur  (Creative Director for External Studios, Penumbra)

Jeff Skalski  (COO & Executive Producer , Yellow Brick Games Inc.)

Jesse Rapczak  (Creative Director, Studio Wildcard)

Darren Bacon  (Art Director, Midnight Society)

Alison Kelly  (COO, Bit Reactor)

Jeff Parrott  (Senior Art Manager, Blizzard Entertainment)

Chris Sulzbach  (Lead Character Artist, Insomniac Games)

Gavin Goulden  (Art Director, Insomniac Games)

Location: Room 3005, West Hall

Date: Friday, March 25

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Topic: Game Career Development

Format: Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person/Virtual

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

Whether it is your first job in the industry or you are looking to switch jobs, getting a job as an artist in games has never been more competitive. This session follows the "Killer Portfolio or Portfolio Killer" panel discussion and will focus on one-on-one portfolio reviews from the panelists. Participants will receive constructive critiques and advice to give their portfolios an edge in this competitive market without the pressure of an interview.

Portfolio Reviews are open to in-person and virtual pass holders for GDC 2022. In-person pass holders will queue and be seen on a first come, first serve basis. Virtual pass holders must submit their digital portfolio to be reviewed and assigned a review timeslot. The open submission period has now closed. Please reach out to Molly Portillo at [email protected] with any questions.

Takeaway

Attendees will have the opportunity to get direct feedback on their portfolios and come away with a better understanding of how to construct a portfolio that will get noticed and help them land their dream job.

Intended Audience

This session is ideal for anyone looking to create a portfolio to break into the industry as a game artist or those already in the industry looking to make a job change.