Ruthie Nielsen is Lead Character Rigger at TT Games. She has had various roles in Post-Production and Games, working on many AAA games and award winning films. Whilst at Weta Digital in New Zealand she broadened her technical and artistic skills, leading her to win an internal departmental award for Best UX Design. In April 2020 she returned to England and re-joined TT Games in her current role. Since returning to TT, she assembled a team for the yearly TT Games Jam's winning 1st place in the Style category and 2nd place overall for two consecutive years.
Ruthie Nielsen is speaking at the following session/s
Developing Technical Skills to Increase Your Creativity
Many creative individuals shudder at the thought of learning Python or other technical skills and block themselves from reaching their full potential. This session explores the relationship between technical and creative knowledge and how technical skills are beneficial to creatives. Ruthie explores how creative brains work and why creative individuals should develop technical skills. She provides practical advice on how you can evaluate your own skill base and provides tools to help you identify which technical skills you should learn. Sharing her own past challenges, in particular with learning Python, Ruthie highlights how perseverance can unlock your creative potential.