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SATURDAY / 23.04.2022

    JOB MARKET AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE IT INDUSTRY AND CREATIVE SECTORS

  • 900

    REGISTRATION

    Registration of participants. Collection of conference materials. Morning coffee & snacks. The reception desk is at your disposal any time during the event.

  • 1015

    CONFERENCE OPENING

  • 1040

    CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE AND TRANSPARENCY IN RECRUITMENT

    How to approach the IT recruitment process in gamedev? What are the expectations of specialists towards employers and partners? What are the rates on the market and are they the most important really?

  • 1120

    BECOME E-SPORTS INDUSTRY PROFESSIONAL

    The e-sports industry offers great career opportunities and is growing at double-digit pace every year. The pandemic has exacerbated this trend, and the market lacks professionals with real competences. E-sport studies with the AWF Warsaw diploma allow you to acquire and improve the key competences of future trainers, managers, physiotherapists, sports coaches, specialists in psycho-motor skills, perception, wellness experts, competition promoters, experts in nutrition, sleep, stress and wellness. The study program is based on international patterns and the support of the Electronic Sports Association.

    Roma Düm, University of Physical Education Warsaw

  • 1150

    FUTUREGAMES MAKING CHANGE

    How the Futuregames model has helped to build the Swedish games industry. 14% of the Swedish games industry is made up of former Futuregames students. With a pedagogy based on John Dewey’s century-old educational principle of ‘Learning by doing and Learning by reflection’ the vocational and practical nature of the education has helped put Swedish gaming on the world map! Find out how and where we are headed next!

    William Easton, Futuregames

  • 1220

    NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

    We invite you for coffee, refreshments and to the exhibition area in the main hall of the Warsaw Film School.

  • 1330

    GAMEDEV 101 - HOW PASSION BECOMES THE CAREER

    During this meeting, we will show you how to get your dream job in the computer games industry. We will talk about how to start a career as a tester, programmer or graphic designer in gamedev. You will learn what competences are worth developing, where to look for offers, how to create a CV that will interest the recruiter and how to prepare for the interview. During the Q&A session, we will answer all your questions.

    Agnieszka Purzycka, QLOC

  • 1400

    FACTS AND MYTHS ABOUT BENEFITS FOR TECH PROFESSIONALS

    What is a real added value for the employee and what do employers most willingly offer to increase the attractiveness and friendliness of the offered environment and terms of cooperation?

    Jacek Mrzygłód, Employer Branding and Communications Lead, Evolution

  • 1430

    DATA SCIENCE: THE FUTURE OF ESPORTS

    https://ggpredict.io/

    Przemysław Siemaszko, CEO, GGPredict

  • 1500

    NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

    We invite you for coffee, refreshments and to the exhibition area in the main hall of the Warsaw Film School.

  • 1600

    ROUNDTABLE: POLISH JOBS MARKET IN THE VIDEO GAMES INDUSTRY

    Discussion in a group of representatives of HR departments and managers of the gamedev sector, recruiters as well as contractors and employees developing in the industry. What is the specificity of the market and what are the opportunities and threats resulting from it for both project owners and contractors.

    MODERATOR: Michał "Krooger" Cichy. PANELISTS: Warsaw Film School representative, Konrad Bronimski, HR Manager, Evolution, Roma Dum, AWF Warsaw; Michał Łowigus, GGPredict

  • 1700

    CREATIVE EMPLOYER AWARDS 2022 CEREMONY

SUNDAY / 24.04.2022

    WHY NOT TO JOIN US?

  • 900

    REGISTRATION

    Registration of participants.

  • 1000

    THE GAME WORLD AS A SOURCE OF MANY STORIES - OR ABOUT HOW TO NOT SKIP A STORY IN THE PRESENTATION OF AN IDEA

    A journey into the world of Gamedev - from the discovery of the nineteenth-century secret hidden by the city, through the story-rich presentation of the idea, to the narrative structure of the space in video games. How to tell with the environment and objects everything that we would like to tell about our idea. An exemplary trip and its results will be presented and discussed during the presentation.

    Rafał Szrajber, ZTGK

  • 1030

    CAREERS IN GAMES

    Best practices for CVs, portfolios,. Gamedev jobs market overview.

    Chris McCarthy, Third Kind Games

  • 1100

    DISCUSSION: GAMEDEV JOBS - SPECIFICATION, EVOLUTION, PROBLEMS

    Specialists from No Fluff Jobs specialists together with employers' representatives in the gamedev sector will talk about the specificity of the gamedev jobs market, about what changes and processes occur in it, what is required of employees and employers. Aspects related to the balance between professional duties and private life will be discussed. How employers can help employees to avoid problems related to harmful burnout and emotional problems in a competitive market.

    PANELISTS: Joanna Szwagierczak, Techland; Igor Skibiński, 11 bit studios; Jakub Grzesiuk, Huuuge Games

  • 1130

    A FUTURE AT FUTUREGAMES

    With 25 years of experience, we have placed hundreds and hundreds of students into work in the games industry. Find out how to take that journey yourself!

    William Easton, Futuregames

  • 1200

    NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

    We invite you for coffee, refreshments, the No Fluff Jobs chillout zone and the exhibition in the hall of the Warsaw Film School.

  • 1300

    BE A PART OF THE GREAT STORY!

    About advantages and disadvantages of joining relatively small, debuting gamedev studios. The risk of failure and the chance to be part of something unique.

  • 1430

    THE END OF THE CONFERENCE

    We invite you for coffee, refreshments, the No Fluff Jobs chillout zone and the exhibition in the hall of the Warsaw Film School.

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Robert Lapinski

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+48 (22) 855-10-35
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Marlena Kwiatkowska

sales manager (exhibitors, guests, conference attendees)

+48 (22) 855-10-34
+48 664-115-359

mkwiatkowska@idea-ahead.com

Arkadiusz Chorąży

event manager

+48 605-681-685

info@idea-ahead.com