In partnership with Robert Gordon University and Oracle Academy, BAFTA Scotland presents a keynote with Brenda Romero, award-winning game designer, Fulbright scholar, entrepreneur, artist, writer, and creative director who has worked in gaming since 1981.
As a designer, she has worked on 47 games and contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series, titles in the Def Jam franchise and the BAFTA-winning Ghost Recon and Dungeons & Dragons series. In 2013, she was named one of the top 10 game developers by Gamasutra.com and Develop magazine listed her among the 25 people who changed games in that year. In 2014, she received a Fulbright award to study Ireland’s game industry, academic and government policies. In 2015, she won the coveted Ambassador’s Award at the Game Developers Choice Awards. This year, she was awarded the 2017 Development Legend at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards.
Romero co-owns Romero Games based in Galway and is Program Director at the University of Limerick MSc in Game Design & Development.
The keynote take place on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at 12:00pm in the The Sir Ian Wood Building at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen.
Tickets are free, but space is limited. To secure your place at the keynote, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.