KTBYTE students love video games. Parents – maybe you feel like your kids are playing too many games. Students – maybe you want your parents to understand that your passion for gaming can teach you practical skills, and help you with developing your own games! Join us for this talk with senior game developer, Christopher Barnes, to learn about how he turned his passion for gaming into a career!
Christopher Barnes graduated from Cornell University, with a B.A. in Computer Science. His passion is in developing scalable and secure web services, and has years of experience applying this passion in the mobile games industry. Find out what it’s like to work as a software engineer in the gaming industry, his experience co-founding Doppio Games, and what are some cool technologies in the field right now!
00:00 – 01:30 Preamble/Webinar Set up
01:30 – 03:15 Introductions
03:15 – 04:11 KTBYTE Class Descriptions
00:04:11 – 05:05 Seminar Outline
05:05 – 07:25 Christopher’s Work History
07:25 – 12:50 Educational Background
12:50 – 15:44 Jobs out of College
15:45 – 20:20 Education Relating to Work
20:20 – 23:20 What do you like about CS?
23:20 – 33:13 Working in the Games Industry
33:13 – 41:43 Doppio Games/ The Vortex game description
41:43 – 53:37 Parent Questions / FAQs
53:37 – Development Process