The recent 21 Places of the Future white paper from the Center for the Future of Work names Dundee as one of the world's tech/design hotspots
We’ve been on the blower to the country’s development studios, technology companies and employers and rounded up a steamy fresh batch of videogame job openings in Scotland.
Dundee has chosen Biome Collective to create a new interactive experience focusing on mental health and wellbeing to represent the city at the 2018 London Design Biennale.
2014 saw the inaugural Moray Games Jam take place at Elgin College in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. As far as we can tell, it remains the most northerly game jam in the UK... It was excellent. 45 designers, artists and developers took part and a wild time was had be all. Now the 2015 jam... Continue Reading →
If you work in the games industry, there's something new you should sign up to NOW. BAFTA CREW for Games is now open. CREW is an intensive programme of masterclasses, workshops, live and online events, which gives participants access to the games industry's leading experts and thought leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn from and engage... Continue Reading →
Creative Scotland is recruiting. The organisation responsible for Scotland's cultural, artistic and creative industries is looking for a development officer, focusing on digital innovation, creative technology and design. It's a full-time position, with a salary (£25,000 pa, plus benefits and pension). If you're interested in helping Creative Scotland become more engaged with the whole digital and... Continue Reading →
If you're not familiar with TRC Media's Cross Creative Programme, now's the time to learn. It's a fabulous opportunity for individuals in the creative industries (this includes video games) to improve their skills, increase their knowledge and make themselves far more valuable, wise and useful. This year’s programme will include seven in-house sessions (one day... Continue Reading →
Claymore Games has been quiet of late, but the company has not been idle. Their current project is a collection of classic mini-games with a defiantly retro twist. The company announced Neo Arcade towards the end of 2013, but has just released a sneak peek of a bold and shiny new look, which moves away from the... Continue Reading →
The Computer Games Journal is one of the only academic journals in the world focusing on the computer games industry and the issues facing the creators, technologies and innovators within this rapidly evolving sector. It was created and is edited here in Scotland by a team of respected academics including editor-in-chief Dr John Sutherland, Dr... Continue Reading →
The concept of introducing kids to computer skills is something which has been getting a great deal of traction recently. From the mini game jam and Dare to be Digital LaunchPad or Dare School's Challenge for High Schools in Dundee, it seems that primary and high school children across Scotland are getting the chance to... Continue Reading →