QA Tester at Electronic Arts

Save the world from alien invaders. Score the winning touchdown. Yup… it’s the coolest job on the planet! WE ARE EA. EA was founded over 25 years ago by individuals with a deep passion for making games. Many things have changed over the years as the gaming industry and the company has expanded immensely, but…

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Investing in the Next Generation of Women in Games

The Victorian Government is working to strengthen opportunities for women working in digital games, with funding to support eight local companies to launch a series of professional placements for women. Announcing $140,000 in grants through Film Victoria’s Games Professional Placements program today, Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley said the placements are part of the…

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Experienced Applicants Only. Should I Apply????

It’s a classic catch-22. To get a job in the game industry you’ll need experience, but the only way to get experience is by getting a job in the game industry. Right? Well, not quite. I’m sure you’ve all seen job adds that require a specific number of years experience with some specific technology, or…

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AIE Alumni at S1T2 | Using New Tech to change eating habits in the Pacific

“Disrupting Business as Usual…”  Great to see AIE Alumni at S1T2 involved in this great initiative… DAVAR ARDALAN Virtual Reality Lounge featured at USAID’s Global Innovation Week at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington D.C. Some of the world’s most promising innovators were featured this week at USAID’s Global Innovation Week in Washington D.C.  An Innovation Marketplace was…

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RSP’s Recruitment Team Is Coming To Sydney!

RSP recruiters Marcus Wells, and Kathy Constantin will be in Sydney! When: Monday 23 Oct, to Wednesday 25 Oct 2017. With a number of exciting feature films ahead, we’ll be focusing on the following positions: Production Manager Animation Supervisor Senior Prep and Roto Artists Mid and Senior Animators Mid and Senior Compositors Mid and Senior Lighters Senior Developer…

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Do I need a Show Reel? – by Sam Cartwright

I’ve been talking to a lot of industry professionals and reading a lot about this topic recently, and the consensus seems to be an overwhelming hatred for show reels. Schools like the AIE often place a lot of emphasis on the creation of a show reel. So, the question is; is that effort justified and…

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Callum’s animation for ASPECT Australia

AIE alumnus,  Callum Guerney ( Sydney 2016) has recently finished making and editing a stop-motion video for ASPECT Australia. It will been publicly shown at The Asia Pacific Autism Conference to be held in September in  Sydney.   The video, along with the message is a powerful reminder of the devastating impact that bullying can have…

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How Australia’s gaming industry is leading the way in fighting sexism

(Photo:  Katie Stegs, Shell Osborne (AIE Sydney tutor) , Lauren Fletcher, Bea Bravo and Kim Allom from Blushbox, at Pax Australia 2017. Photograph: Blushbox) A crop of female developers is aiming to empower more women to break into a historically male-dominated industry to right the gender imbalance and, ultimately, creates game suited to, well, women  Females…

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