PUC-SP / Janus - Laboratório de Estudos de Psicologia e Tecnologias da Informação e Comunicação
Ivelise Fortim, curator of BIG Careers, is a PhD in Clinical Psychology, a career counselor, assistant professor at PUC-SP( Game Design College and Psychology nBachelor). She is the coordinator of Janus – Laboratory of Psychology and Information and Communication Technologies (research group on psychology, technologies and video games). In the area of games, she has been researching gender, emotional games and addiction in videogames for 15 years. She is also a partner of Homo Ludens, a consultancy focused on creative and digital industries.
Interns in the game industry tell about their tasks, the relation between academic formation and work performance, achievements and adversities.
Seasoned professionals and newly hired professionals talk about how they got their first paid work in the game industry: steady job, internship, subcontracting, etc.
A representative of the Brazilian government, a representative of ABRAGAMES and a representative of Digital Games’ curse coordinators will discuss curricular guidelines of MEC related to the course of Digital Games.