Is it practical to have a career in the games industry?
Join Gina Jackson Head of Games at The Imaginarium and Norwich University of the Arts visiting Professor of Games Industry and Business as she gives you an overview of different job roles, salary expectations and the skills needed to break into one of the most exciting and fast growing creative industries.
Come along to hear her advice after 26 years working in games and get your questions answered to kick start your career.
Gina Jackson is Head of Games at The Imaginarium, the production company founded by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish developing films, TV shows, and games. She started her career in the videogames industry in 1992, working in production on a wide variety of games for different developers and publishers, and then moved into business development roles at Nokia, Kuju and Eidos.
Passionate about education and diversity, Gina took on roles including Chief Executive of Women in Games and she is also a Visiting Professor in games industry and business at Norwich University of the Arts. Gina’s last role as Managing Director at the NextGen Skills Academy saw her transform the curriculum of games, animation and VFX in FE Colleges as well as the development of new higher level apprenticeship and an award winning women’s mentoring programme.