What is it like to manage a project in the Game Industry? Rachel Hardwick, Sr. Project Manager at Bioware Austin will be discussing the trials and triumphs of production in the game industry.
Meeting format and topics will include:
• What does a games Producer do?
• What is the difference between a “Development Director” and a “Producer”?
• What is the difference between internal and external production?
• What can you expect working for a small development studio vs a large one in a production capacity.
• Q& A session
About Rachel Hardwick
Rachel Hardwick has a BS in Finance from the University of Oregon and 11 years experience in game production and project management. Her industry experience ranges from handheld to RPGs, from Dreamcast and PS1 to Next Gen console and MMO PC games. Rachel has worked as both an Internal Development Producer (LucasArts, Secret Level/Sega, TrionWorld Network and Bioware), an External Producer (LucasArts) and even had a brief stint in the Internet world managing website development for a couple San Francisco based advertising agencies. Rachel is currently applying her mad production skills at BioWare Austin as a Sr Project Manger (Development Director) on Star Wars: The Old Republic.
Location: This event will be held at ACC's Northridge Campus Game Development Institute located at 11928 Stonehollow Dr., Building 3000, Room 3140, Austin, Tx[masked]