Game Art Careers Evening

Careers Event

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Join our special virtual event on Monday 22nd November at 6pm with Creative Assembly and Climax Studios. Hear from our guest speakers discussing career advice and how to get ahead in the games industry! You wouldn't want to miss it.

This event will be hosted by our Head of Games, Simon Fenton, who prior to working at Escape Studios, designed and created environments for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe for 10 years, as well as leading teams at senior level.

Keep an eye out for our official guest speaker names!

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Who are our guest speakers?

Creative Assembly

Simon Payne, Lead Technical Animator

Simon has over 20 years’ experience in both VFX and games development. He is working as Lead Technical Animator at the UK’s largest development studio, Creative Assembly, working on their new sci-fi shooter IP. Simon has worked for many of the top VFX facilities, and EA’s Criterion Games. He has also authored top-selling online video tutorials for CMI VFX, provided mentorship, workshops and guest lectures for various educational institutes and industry conferences throughout his career.

Climax Studios

Stu Godfrey, Recruitment Manager

Stu has worked in the creative industries his whole career, initially as an artist and for the last two decades in games recruitment with the last 17 years at Climax Studios. Here he has successfully staffed numerous projects, travelling the globe in search of talent.

Saul Marchese, Art Director

Saul has over 30 years in the video game industry with the last 19 years being at Climax Studios. Saul has worked as a lead artist for much of the previous decade, helping to guide a number of highly varied titles to completion. He is skilled at ensuring the art for each project is delivered to a high quality and on time.

Escape Studios

Simon Fenton, Head of Games

Simon has over 20 years experience working in the industry and over 10 years working in higher education and teaching. He worked at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe for 10 years, in senior lead roles on nine published titles including Total NBA ’97, This is Football, Getaway, Black Monday, Kinetic, Kinetic Combat and Sony PlayStation Home.

Bookings for this event are now closed.

Keep an eye on our E_scape Hub for future events!