Head of Art, Phil Warner, is a 23 year veteran of the industry, embracing the eclectic and new at Mediatonic in the bustling city of London. Phil now leads the international Art teams working on a whole range of console and mobile titles, from the wholly original Murder By Numbers and Fall Guys, through to handling some of the world’s most valuable IP in titles such as Gears Pop!
In this panel veteran Art Leads will discuss what it takes to build a happy, healthy, art team. With global experience across Indie and AAA studios, we’ll discuss leadership styles, what makes a good studio culture, and how to attract the best talent. You’ll be invited to discuss any pressing issues, and will also have the opportunity to talk about your creative challenges.
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There really is a huge mix of people at Develop - loads of peers that you can learn from and the perfect blend of every element of game development as well.
Develop is important – the networking is very important. And go to talks they’re inspiring and get your creative juices flowing, they can make you think and you’ll learn how other people do things.
We are so lucky to have Develop here in the UK. It’s a unique event where you can come and discover new things with people who care passionately about video games. It’s a sea full of new ideas.
By coming to Develop what you get is the opportunity to network like you can’t in any other situation. Everyone knows everyone and it’s such a wonderful community feel.
Develop is an excellent way of catching up with people – there’s a really nice community feel here.
Mike Bithell Games
Develop:Brighton is especially unique - it’s by the seaside and there’s a lovely relaxed tone that goes with that.The talks are cool, the networking is cool and having the opportunity to catch up with people – that’s always the excitement for me!
I really like Develop, I really like the intimacy of it and I love the location.. there’s a good diversity of talks going on so there hasn’t been a time when there’s nothing I want to see.
Develop:Brighton’s a great conference. It’s got a spread of people from all parts of the games industry talking about such a wide range of topics.
A lot of the opportunities that come from being here are speaking to other developers who are doing exactly the same thing as you. And there are some good parties – it’s very much a pleasurable work experience!
It’s really nice to see some of the younger people in our studio come to Develop, interact with other people in the dev community and make new contacts. I think it’s really important to learn from other people.
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