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Thursday, May 18 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
A Career Making Games: What Students Need to Learn

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It's the dream job for many students of all ages: Making video games! But what do they need to know to make a real game? What can teachers do to help develop a student's interest in video games into a potential career path?

We'll cover how every academic subject (from Math to Language to History to Art) is important to some aspect of game design, and take a close eye to a variety of career paths that all work on games. We'll also talk about relevant resources for several different age groups that can help teachers start connecting students' interest in games with important career skills.


Stephen Rogers

Senior Systems Designer, Standing Stone Games
Steve Rogers is a Senior Systems Designer for Standing Stone Games, where for the last 12 years he has worked as a video game designer on Dungeons & Dragons Online building everything from levels to character skill trees to dinosaurs in funny party hats. Originally from Upstate New... Read More →

Thursday May 18, 2023 1:15pm - 2:15pm EDT
Alumni Auditorium