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Blitz Web Chats - Meet the Experts

Meet the Experts is a series of live web chats that give participants the opportunity to get expert careers advice in a range of development disciplines directly from senior Blitz staff.

Below you'll find a list of the previous chats in the series. Click on the links to read them in their entirety.

The Meet the Experts web chat series will return in 2013. Make sure you’re following Blitz Games Studios on Facebook or Twitter for all the latest news!

September 2012

Meet the Animators

Two of Blitz's experienced Animators share their knowledge on a variety of topics aimed at aspiring newcomers to the industry as well as those who are experienced and looking to further their career in a new field or specialism.

August 2012

Meet the Audio Team

Senior Audio Coordinator Simon Barford and Senior Audio Designer Richard Blackley from Blitz answer a whole host of questions, from advice to freelancers trying to get into the games industry and tips on how to create the perfect portfolio, to middleware implementation and useful plug-ins and resources.

July 2012

Meet the Designers

Senior Designer Peter Theophilus-Bevis and Design Manager Rich McClaughry give their expert advice about various issues, including the most important skills that Designers need to have, what to expect on an interview for a design role and alternate routes into games design.

June 2012

Meet the Artists

Blitz Art R&D Director Jolyon Webb and Art Manager Daryl Clewlow give their expert advice on portfolios and showreels, moving up the ladder into senior roles and the vital importance of traditional art skills when applying for jobs.

May 2012

Meet the Programmers

Blitz Technical Manager Claude Dareau and Senior Programmer Ashley Hogg (from the studio's BlitzTech and R&D teams respectively) answer a wide variety of questions, on topics ranging from programming languages and tips on how make a portfolio stand out, to what to expect during a first interview and how to increase self-confidence in skill level.