What we're about

Mobile App, Game, Virtual Reality, and Internet of Things developers working on their own projects...we are all about interactive apps & media on mobile and future platforms. We cover all mobile development platforms such as Unity 3D, Corona, XCode, Java, and more :)

We have meetups that consist of either talks or development jams.

Upcoming events (5+)

Connecting the Game Dev Community: IGDA Ann Arbor

The Back Office Studio

[NOTE : New location this week -- Back Office Studio in Ypsilanti] ==Community Show and Tell ~ SIGN UP : http://bit.ly/igda_showtell == Have a project you're working on? Looking for feedback, teammates, or advice? Don't be a stranger! Place your name on the the relevant spreadsheet (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! ==Guest Lecturer== James Zitnik of Faycrest Studios (faycrest.com) James Zitnik is the founder of Faycrest Studios, a Livonia-based art outsourcing studio for games and entertainment. Faycrest has developed a process for outsourcing that has allowed them to complete 40+ jobs and launch multiple live games-- all while finishing their studies at Schoolcraft College. James will be joined by Austin Yarger of Arbor Interactive and Corbin Reeves of Azure Ravens Entertainment to discuss games as a business, and how to go about winning contracts and forming an LLC. Refreshments will be provided. == Livestream == https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClmLTOZQy6Z8IEL_VFV6oaw/live == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Hold Gaming, a game studio in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a Front-End Web Developer (https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=front+end+mobileweb+developer&jk=5a377a286d6bca48&_ga=2.63510764.2131876325.1546878397-718191366.1546702283). - Lisa Hammarlund is in need of an Unreal Engine developer for a 4-week project. Make contact at [masked]. - IGDA2 Founder Larry Kuperman had a discussion on Indie Game Business and new distribution platforms on Twitch. Check out the talk here https://www.twitch.tv/videos/298151905. - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! https://store.steampowered.com/app/448850/Overload/ - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at www.494jobs.com. Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/muhcj20scrktpn1/Gaudium_UnityDev.pdf?dl=0), an illustrator (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l3dqgd43vuos8z8/Gaudium_Illustrator.pdf?dl=0), a graphic designer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqvijanu0qum06h/Gaudium_GraphicDesigner.pdf?dl=0), and a social media marketer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vl3fxwsxed2v05e/Gaudium_SocialMediaMarketer.pdf?dl=0). - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! (http://spellboundar.com/careers) - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! (https://www.meetup.com/a2-game-designers/messages/boards/thread/50739433) - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! (http://bit.ly/2wRqrNV) - Virtual Repetitions, a virtual-reality basketball-coaching startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking full-time Unity Engineers [masked]k compensation annually). Learn more about the company here. (https://www.vreps.us/) To apply, send your resume to [masked]. - Dreaming Door Games, a local game developer, is seeking Unity engineers for the development of their new game, Golden Treasure.Inquire with [masked]. - Explore Interactive, an AR company based in West Lafayette Indiana, has job openings for Unity Engineers. Learn more at explorearplay.com. Apply by emailing [masked].

Connecting the Game Dev Community: IGDA Ann Arbor

The Back Office Studio

[NOTE : New location this week -- Back Office Studio in Ypsilanti] ==Community Show and Tell ~ SIGN UP : http://bit.ly/igda_showtell == Have a project you're working on? Looking for feedback, teammates, or advice? Don't be a stranger! Place your name on the the relevant spreadsheet (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! ==Guest Lecturer== James Zitnik of Faycrest Studios (faycrest.com) James Zitnik is the founder of Faycrest Studios, a Livonia-based art outsourcing studio for games and entertainment. Faycrest has developed a process for outsourcing that has allowed them to complete 40+ jobs and launch multiple live games-- all while finishing their studies at Schoolcraft College. James will be joined by Austin Yarger of Arbor Interactive and Corbin Reeves of Azure Ravens Entertainment to discuss games as a business, and how to go about winning contracts and forming an LLC. Refreshments will be provided. == Livestream == https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClmLTOZQy6Z8IEL_VFV6oaw/live == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Hold Gaming, a game studio in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a Front-End Web Developer (https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=front+end+mobileweb+developer&jk=5a377a286d6bca48&_ga=2.63510764.2131876325.1546878397-718191366.1546702283). - Lisa Hammarlund is in need of an Unreal Engine developer for a 4-week project. Make contact at [masked]. - IGDA2 Founder Larry Kuperman had a discussion on Indie Game Business and new distribution platforms on Twitch. Check out the talk here https://www.twitch.tv/videos/298151905. - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! https://store.steampowered.com/app/448850/Overload/ - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at www.494jobs.com. Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/muhcj20scrktpn1/Gaudium_UnityDev.pdf?dl=0), an illustrator (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l3dqgd43vuos8z8/Gaudium_Illustrator.pdf?dl=0), a graphic designer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqvijanu0qum06h/Gaudium_GraphicDesigner.pdf?dl=0), and a social media marketer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vl3fxwsxed2v05e/Gaudium_SocialMediaMarketer.pdf?dl=0). - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! (http://spellboundar.com/careers) - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! (https://www.meetup.com/a2-game-designers/messages/boards/thread/50739433) - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! (http://bit.ly/2wRqrNV) - Virtual Repetitions, a virtual-reality basketball-coaching startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking full-time Unity Engineers [masked]k compensation annually). Learn more about the company here. (https://www.vreps.us/) To apply, send your resume to [masked]. - Dreaming Door Games, a local game developer, is seeking Unity engineers for the development of their new game, Golden Treasure.Inquire with [masked]. - Explore Interactive, an AR company based in West Lafayette Indiana, has job openings for Unity Engineers. Learn more at explorearplay.com. Apply by emailing [masked].

Connecting the Game Dev Community: IGDA Ann Arbor

The Back Office Studio

[NOTE : New location this week -- Back Office Studio in Ypsilanti] ==Community Show and Tell ~ SIGN UP : http://bit.ly/igda_showtell == Have a project you're working on? Looking for feedback, teammates, or advice? Don't be a stranger! Place your name on the the relevant spreadsheet (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! ==Guest Lecturer== James Zitnik of Faycrest Studios (faycrest.com) James Zitnik is the founder of Faycrest Studios, a Livonia-based art outsourcing studio for games and entertainment. Faycrest has developed a process for outsourcing that has allowed them to complete 40+ jobs and launch multiple live games-- all while finishing their studies at Schoolcraft College. James will be joined by Austin Yarger of Arbor Interactive and Corbin Reeves of Azure Ravens Entertainment to discuss games as a business, and how to go about winning contracts and forming an LLC. Refreshments will be provided. == Livestream == https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClmLTOZQy6Z8IEL_VFV6oaw/live == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Hold Gaming, a game studio in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a Front-End Web Developer (https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=front+end+mobileweb+developer&jk=5a377a286d6bca48&_ga=2.63510764.2131876325.1546878397-718191366.1546702283). - Lisa Hammarlund is in need of an Unreal Engine developer for a 4-week project. Make contact at [masked]. - IGDA2 Founder Larry Kuperman had a discussion on Indie Game Business and new distribution platforms on Twitch. Check out the talk here https://www.twitch.tv/videos/298151905. - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! https://store.steampowered.com/app/448850/Overload/ - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at www.494jobs.com. Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/muhcj20scrktpn1/Gaudium_UnityDev.pdf?dl=0), an illustrator (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l3dqgd43vuos8z8/Gaudium_Illustrator.pdf?dl=0), a graphic designer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqvijanu0qum06h/Gaudium_GraphicDesigner.pdf?dl=0), and a social media marketer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vl3fxwsxed2v05e/Gaudium_SocialMediaMarketer.pdf?dl=0). - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! (http://spellboundar.com/careers) - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! (https://www.meetup.com/a2-game-designers/messages/boards/thread/50739433) - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! (http://bit.ly/2wRqrNV) - Virtual Repetitions, a virtual-reality basketball-coaching startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking full-time Unity Engineers [masked]k compensation annually). Learn more about the company here. (https://www.vreps.us/) To apply, send your resume to [masked]. - Dreaming Door Games, a local game developer, is seeking Unity engineers for the development of their new game, Golden Treasure.Inquire with [masked]. - Explore Interactive, an AR company based in West Lafayette Indiana, has job openings for Unity Engineers. Learn more at explorearplay.com. Apply by emailing [masked].

Connecting the Game Dev Community: IGDA Ann Arbor

The Back Office Studio

[NOTE : New location this week -- Back Office Studio in Ypsilanti] ==Community Show and Tell ~ SIGN UP : http://bit.ly/igda_showtell == Have a project you're working on? Looking for feedback, teammates, or advice? Don't be a stranger! Place your name on the the relevant spreadsheet (http://bit.ly/igda_showtell) and prepare your 5-minute demo / pitch! ==Guest Lecturer== James Zitnik of Faycrest Studios (faycrest.com) James Zitnik is the founder of Faycrest Studios, a Livonia-based art outsourcing studio for games and entertainment. Faycrest has developed a process for outsourcing that has allowed them to complete 40+ jobs and launch multiple live games-- all while finishing their studies at Schoolcraft College. James will be joined by Austin Yarger of Arbor Interactive and Corbin Reeves of Azure Ravens Entertainment to discuss games as a business, and how to go about winning contracts and forming an LLC. Refreshments will be provided. == Livestream == https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClmLTOZQy6Z8IEL_VFV6oaw/live == Facebook == https://www.facebook.com/IGDA-Ann-Arbor-143150996287453/ == Discord == https://discord.gg/YjErRvh == Twitter == https://twitter.com/IGDA2_Official == News == - Hold Gaming, a game studio in Toledo Ohio, is seeking a Front-End Web Developer (https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?t=front+end+mobileweb+developer&jk=5a377a286d6bca48&_ga=2.63510764.2131876325.1546878397-718191366.1546702283). - Lisa Hammarlund is in need of an Unreal Engine developer for a 4-week project. Make contact at [masked]. - IGDA2 Founder Larry Kuperman had a discussion on Indie Game Business and new distribution platforms on Twitch. Check out the talk here https://www.twitch.tv/videos/298151905. - IGDA A2 Member Matthew Toschlog's new project, Overload, has been released on Steam! Give it a gander here! https://store.steampowered.com/app/448850/Overload/ - 100+ GameDev Openings are available at www.494jobs.com. Give it a gander for recent jobs openings, and internships. - Gaudium, a mobile game developer in Downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking a Unity Developer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/muhcj20scrktpn1/Gaudium_UnityDev.pdf?dl=0), an illustrator (https://www.dropbox.com/s/l3dqgd43vuos8z8/Gaudium_Illustrator.pdf?dl=0), a graphic designer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqvijanu0qum06h/Gaudium_GraphicDesigner.pdf?dl=0), and a social media marketer (https://www.dropbox.com/s/vl3fxwsxed2v05e/Gaudium_SocialMediaMarketer.pdf?dl=0). - Spellbound, a local augmented-reality startup, is seeking engineers! Find out more here! (http://spellboundar.com/careers) - BrideVue, a local wedding / event planning startup, is seeking experienced Unity engineers. Find out more here! (https://www.meetup.com/a2-game-designers/messages/boards/thread/50739433) - Gwydion, a local virtual-reality startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking part-time Unity Engineers. Learn more here! (http://bit.ly/2wRqrNV) - Virtual Repetitions, a virtual-reality basketball-coaching startup in downtown Ann Arbor, is seeking full-time Unity Engineers [masked]k compensation annually). Learn more about the company here. (https://www.vreps.us/) To apply, send your resume to [masked]. - Dreaming Door Games, a local game developer, is seeking Unity engineers for the development of their new game, Golden Treasure.Inquire with [masked]. - Explore Interactive, an AR company based in West Lafayette Indiana, has job openings for Unity Engineers. Learn more at explorearplay.com. Apply by emailing [masked].

Past events (39)

UMich + EMU Student Games Showcase

Bob and Betty Beyster Building

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