This phrase; One step at a time, really sums up this article but it also pertains nicely to the success Melvin Kwan has had thus far. Enrolling at VFS, Winning at the Entertainment Software Association of Canada’s Student Video Game Competition, invited to E3 and landing a job in the industry as a designer is all because he took that chance, that first step. Here is a peek into the process Melvin uses when developing his own game, enjoy.
As I wrap up the last day of my career, I wanted to take a look back at how I got here. What were the chain of events that led up to me walking away from a great job at VFS, and taking an early retirement.
This time A Conversation with… checked out another one of our local developers and caught up with Michael Shannon from our 24th graduating class.
· Tell me about what you are doing now in the Games Industry
Currently I am working as a Jr. Multiplayer Level Designer at The Coalition. Primarily I design multiplayer maps for Gears of War 4. I also helped with some design tasks for the Gears of War Ultimate Edition. Gears of War has always been my favourite game series by far, so working on the games is an incredible privilege!