February 24, 2021

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Black Game Pros Mixer Discusses Job Applications, Building a Community, and More on February 25

The sixth edition of the Black Game Pros Mixer takes place tomorrow, February 25 at 8:00AM PST. In celebration of Black History Month, the event will feature a presentation from Dr. Kris Alexander, Video Game Professor at Ryerson University, titled “Players, Parents, and Professionals.” The event will also feature panel discussions on how to set yourself up for success, how to level up in your job, and how companies and communities can turn the energy of the Black Lives Matter movement into sustainable change in the industry. You can register to attend the free online event here, and find the full list of speakers below.

PRESENTATION: Players, Parents, and Professionals - Dr. Kris Alexander, Video Game Professor, Ryerson University

PANEL: The job application process and having the tools to succeed

  • Richard Arroyo – Art Animation Director, Ubisoft Montreal
  • Riana Manuel – Senior Manager Brand Marketing, G4TV
  • Venessa Nyarko – Production Manager, Ubisoft Toronto
  • Zavian Porter – Team Lead Level Designer, Ubisoft Toronto
  • Moderator – Kurston Timothy, Development Tester, Ubisoft Toronto

PANEL: How do we continue to build the Black community in the games industry?

  • Kareem Shuman – Technical Dialog Designer, Bungie
  • Shedona Nash – Motion Graphic Designer
  • Moderator – Kurston Timothy, Development Tester, Ubisoft Toronto

You can register for free for the event here and catch up on all things Ubisoft by exploring the Inside Ubisoft hub.

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