SAE Extra: Games industry careers Guest Talk with Chris Jones, Operations Director and QA Consultant

15 Nov 2017
17:30 to 19:00
15 Nov

SAE London is delighted to invite you to guest talk with Chris Jones, Operations Director / QA Consultant at Game Design Wolf Ltd.

Guest talk content

●  Introduction

●  Early steps in making your way to games industry

●  Game industry roles

●  Future trends for employment / role shift in industry

●  Interview preparation and techniques

●  Should I set up own business or work for someone else?

●  Am I suited for indie game or AAA game development? 

●  Summary

●  Q&A 

About Chris

Chris has been working within games and app industries for 10 years. Starting off for Sega, Creative Assembly and Splash Damage. He worked at Blippar as a Head of QA, responsible for developing and maintaining effective QA processes and quality control for cutting edge AR & computer vision products as well as building QA teams across local & international offices. Chris's team at game design consultancy is orientated around testing and measuring quality for each product release.    

The list below reflects various Chris's roles within the games industry:

Blippar

Blippar App
Blipp Builder (Web application)
Face recognition/detection App (Unreleased)
Cardio VR
Blippar Hub (AR campaign CMS)

Pendland Group - Boxfresh

Boxfresh Website

BeefJack

Alien Job Snatchers (Unreleased)
Snowflake
Tic Flick
X-Factor: the game
Roboz
Rush Rats 

Distorted Poetry

Rundle's Rolling Adventure
Petri-Dash

Splash Damage

Blink

Creative Assembly

Total War: Empire
Napoleon: Total War

Sega

The Club
Sega Rally
Football Manager 2007
Sonic The Hedgehog
Sonic Rivals
Viking: Battle for Asgard
Phantasy Star Universe

 
Notable Awards and Achievements

Developed many effective QA processes & STLC for various of sized organisations; start ups and corporations
Build, trained & coached QA teams for the full testing triangle of gaming and app products
4 years of experience working on VR & AR technologies
Co-founded BeefJack Studios

Links

Website