Saturday 1st September 2018 – 10 am to 4 pm
About the event:
Learn how to forge a career in the gaming industry at this special presentation by Giselle Rosman, one of Australia’s most distinguished industry professionals.
After her presentation, Giselle and a colleague will be available for networking until 12pm, so make sure you’re there if you wish to kickstart your career in gaming.
About Giselle Rosman:
Giselle is a long-standing games community leader and advocate in Australia. She has run the Melbourne chapter of the International Game Developers’ Association (IGDA) since 2009. IGDA holds frequent events to support and connect emerging games practitioners. Giselle has been active in the Global Game Jam community in various roles since 2011, including the Executive Director of Global Game 2016 and 2017.
She works in the industry as the Business Administrator at Hipster Whale, developers of the worldwide smash hit mobile game, Crossy Road.
Her dedication to the games community has led her to be nominated for Ambassador of the Year for the Microsoft Women in Gaming Awards, alongside fellow industry titans Robin Hunicke and Anita Sarkeesian.
Many of her initiatives, such as the Woman in Games program for Melbourne International Games week, have fostered diversity across games and many other digital industries.
In 2014, she received an Ambassador Award nomination at the Microsoft Women in Games Awards and won Women of the Year at the MCV Pacific Women in Games awards in 2015 and 2016. Last year, Giselle received the XBOX ANZ Shining Star award for her continued support of emerging and established game practitioners.