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Science World Spotlights: Future Playgrounds 

Exploring Careers in BC’s Video Game Industry 

Did you know that Vancouver boasts over 170 video game development studios, producing beloved games that generate billions in annual revenue? This vibrant mix of domestic and international companies showcases the city's innovation and next generation thinking. The talent pool here consists of highly technical and creative individuals with acute business savvy, contributing to the industry's success, and we’re bringing together several of them for one night at Science World!  

Join us for the next Science World Spotlights event tailored for adult audiences for an evening of exciting insights, networking, and inspiration with industry professionals. They’ll share their experiences, tips, and advice for navigating the dynamic landscape of video game development. Whether you're a seasoned professional, a recent graduate, or simply someone with a passion for gaming looking to explore new technologies and career opportunities, this event promises to be an educational and inspiring experience. 

  • Date: May 28, 2024 
  • Time: 6pm – 9pm  
  • Location: Science World, 1455 Quebec St
  • Ticket Prices:
    General: $15
    Science World Member: $10

    If you are experiencing financial concerns and the cost of a ticket will be a barrier for you to attend, please email us about our registration fee subsidy program – [email protected]

Highlights Include: 

  • Expert Panel: Learn about different career paths within the video game industry, discover emerging trends and technologies, and gain practical advice on how to kickstart or advance your career in this dynamic field. 
  • Mix and Mingle: Stick around for the reception to connect with like-minded individuals, expand your professional network, and forge valuable connections within the industry. 
  • Visit the Exhibit: Experience multi-sensory digital experimentation in Science World’s Creative Technology Galley, co-presented by RBC and Beedie, where you can engage with interactive exhibits featuring well-known movies, animation, and video games made right here in B.C. 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to dive into the exciting world of video game development in one of the world's leading gaming hubs. Reserve your spot now! 

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Survivors

Artist: Jeff Kulak

Jeff is a senior graphic designer at Science World. His illustration work has been published in the Walrus, The National Post, Reader’s Digest and Chickadee Magazine. He loves to make music, ride bikes, and spend time in the forest.

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Egg BB

Artist: Jeff Kulak

Jeff is a senior graphic designer at Science World. His illustration work has been published in the Walrus, The National Post, Reader’s Digest and Chickadee Magazine. He loves to make music, ride bikes, and spend time in the forest.

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Comet Crisp

Artist: Jeff Kulak

Jeff is a senior graphic designer at Science World. His illustration work has been published in the Walrus, The National Post, Reader’s Digest and Chickadee Magazine. He loves to make music, ride bikes, and spend time in the forest.

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T-Rex and Baby

Artist: Michelle Yong

Michelle is a designer with a focus on creating joyful digital experiences! She enjoys exploring the potential forms that an idea can express itself in and helping then take shape.

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Buddy the T-Rex

Artist: Michelle Yong

Michelle is a designer with a focus on creating joyful digital experiences! She enjoys exploring the potential forms that an idea can express itself in and helping then take shape.

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Geodessy

Artist: Michelle Yong

Michelle is a designer with a focus on creating joyful digital experiences! She enjoys exploring the potential forms that an idea can express itself in and helping then take shape.

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Science Buddies

Artist: Ty Dale

From Canada, Ty was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1993. From his chaotic workspace he draws in several different illustrative styles with thick outlines, bold colours and quirky-child like drawings. Ty distils the world around him into its basic geometry, prompting us to look at the mundane in a different way.

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Western Dinosaur

Artist: Ty Dale

From Canada, Ty was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1993. From his chaotic workspace he draws in several different illustrative styles with thick outlines, bold colours and quirky-child like drawings. Ty distils the world around him into its basic geometry, prompting us to look at the mundane in a different way.

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Time-Travel T-Rex

Artist: Ty Dale

From Canada, Ty was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1993. From his chaotic workspace he draws in several different illustrative styles with thick outlines, bold colours and quirky-child like drawings. Ty distils the world around him into its basic geometry, prompting us to look at the mundane in a different way.