In October, DET students had the opportunity to attend the Captivate Conference in Austin, TX. The conference was aimed at connecting local musicians, artists and programmers in order to harness the creative energy that exists in Austin.
Well-known game developer, Warren Spector was the conference keynote speaker. Spector has been involved in the gaming industry since 1983 and is known for his work with first-person shooter and role-playing video games.
Students had the opportunity to meet with companies like Powerhouse Animation and Lights. Camera. Help. Employers were eager to collect resumes from students and conducted formal interviews for internships and full-time positions.