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This Week @ Into Games - Mar #2 

Hello everyone 👋

March is Women's History Month and all throughout this month, we're going to be celebrating the amazing women involved in games in our newsletters. 

Let's get inspired! 👇

Highlights 

 
🦸‍♀️ Want to learn all about the incredible women of Into Games? Check out the thread on our Twitter!

💰 Applications for Tranzfuser are now open! Get involved in the ONLY nationwide game dev talent development programme with a direct link to funding for commercial development.


💙💛 Support Ukraine and purchase this bundle worth over $6,500 for as little as $10!

Events

 
10th March, 13:00-14:00 GMT
 
Join UKIE and the launch of their 2022 UK Games Industry Census and the #RaiseTheGame pledge. The event will allow you to:
  • Find out more about how improving and implementing EDI can positively impact your businesses!
  • Learn about the current state of inclusion in games and how you can make a difference from our expert panel who will also discuss best practice and their own EDI journeys.
 

🎶 From Music Student to Indie Dev: And All the Mistakes Along the Way...
11th March, 17:00 GMT

Sergio Ronchetti will be joining our Discord Stage to tell you all about the common mistakes and pitfalls of becoming an Indie Dev, and how you can avoid them on your own journey to building a sustainable career in video games. 

🌠 We're Hiring for a Junior VFX Artist! - 10:10 Games
15th March, 16:00 GMT

Brand-new console studio 10:10 Games are coming to our Discord to promote the VFX opportunities they have coming up. You’ll get the chance to ask any questions you may have about their studio, the culture, and entering the industry from an Art perspective!

🏕️ Friday Stories | The Future is Fanfic with Jake Forbes at Star Stable Ent
18th March, 9:00-10:30 GMT

Jake will be discussing how having a more fandom-friendly approach to game creation can be a powerful tool for encouraging creativity, engagement, and authenticity. 

Job Listings

 
Operations Assistant
Double Eleven // Middlesborough, UK


Junior Games Artist 
Kwalee Ltd // Leamington Spa, UK 


Junior Graphics Programmer
XR Games // Leeds, UK


Junior Level Designer
XR Games // Leeds, UK


Student Careers - Internships 
Lucid Games // Leeds, UK

Key Resources Of The Week 
 

🤗 How To Become a Video Game Community Manager - Victoria Tran

An extensive blog post all about Community Management listing the skills you'll need, potential red flags of job descriptions, and resources for beginners. 

💻 
QA Bootcamp 

A YouTube Series hosted by Daniel Campbell, covering topics such as 'What is QA?', 'Bug Critique', and 'Mission Testing'. Suitable for those with no on-the-job experience! 

🏆 Rookie Awards 2022

Entries for the Rookies 2022 are now open! The contest provides applicants with the opportunity to share their work with a panel of industry professionals, receive badges, connect with other young artists, and have a chance to launch their creative careers. 

Courses 

 
⚙️ Ueye - The perfect UI design resource to test your knowledge of UI design fundamentals through a really interactive course!

👾 Learn Unity - Beginner's Game Development Tutorial - 
Learn to develop games using Unity in this complete course for beginners. This course will get you up and running with one of the game industry's leading game engines. Free game assets included!

Design Workouts


Make sure to join our Discord NOW to take part in the current Design Workout: 
 

🌼 Gardening! 🌼


We’re challenging our community members to make Humanoid Flowers, Glorious Greenhouses, and write all about some bickering rival gardeners! With prompts for artists, writers, animators, and audio specialists - there’s plenty to get your hands dirty with! 

Winners of the challenges have the chance to win a 1-2-1 career advice session with an industry professional! 

For inspiration, check out the winners of our most recent Design Workout: 
 

🤖 Mega Mecha 🤖

From The Community 

 

This week, we're highlighting work from some of the amazing women from our community on Discord!


Here are some highlights: 

 


Mio - The Importance of Youtubers in the Gaming Industry

 

Neve O’Neill - Javert Simulator
 

Kayleigh Wadlow - Noble Tudor Gown, Recreation

Highlighted Article 

 
🌟 Celebrating 100 Outstanding Women In Video Games - Find new sources of inspiration from these incredible women in this master list from She Plays Games! 

That’s all from us, see you next week! 👋

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