A Conversation with… Grayson Scantlebury

This time A Conversation with… tracked down Grayson Scantlebury at EA, he is from our 8th graduating class.

Tell me about what you are doing now in the Games Industry

I’m a designer on Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2. When I joined the team I was working on some of the new stuff we haven’t announced yet but the last few months I’ve been focusing on designing levels.

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A Conversation with… Mbuso Radebe

This time A Conversation with… tracked down Mbuso Radebe at Smoking Gun Interactive, Mbuso was also from our 8th graduating class.

 

• Tell me about what you are doing now in the Games Industry
I’m an Associate Producer at Smoking Gun Interactive.

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A Conversation with… Daniel Bittencourt

This time A Conversation with… tracked down Daniel Bittencourt  at his own company ‘Digi Ten’ in Brazil, Daniel was from our 8th graduating class.

 

Tell me about what you are doing now in the Games Industry

I currently run a small indie Studio with another VFS grad, and GD08 classmate of mine, Davi Costa. We founded Digi Ten just over 2 years ago when I moved back to Brazil from Vancouver.
As a game developer, I was responsible for all the programming; Davi produced all the final art assets. The rest of the work: concept art and art direction, design and level design, outsourcing and project management was split between Davi and I.
As a business owner, we’ve had to learn and handle just about everything else – dealing with taxes, drafting contracts, outsourcing work, managing cash flow, participating in events, building partnerships, and much more.

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A Conversation with… Charles Robert Simmons II

This time A Conversation with… tracked down Charles Robert Simmons II, from our 8th graduating class, at Big Fish Games.

  • Tell me about what you are doing now in the Games Industry

I’m a Game Tester at Big Fish Games. I currently work on the Release QA team. Our main job is to do compliance testing on 3rd party US titles and 1st and 3rd party international titles. From time to time we’ll be pulled off our main jobs and help out other teams clear out their back logs. We’ve done ESRB testing, helped out with various Free 2 Play initiatives and being some of the first to see games in development and giving feedback on them.

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A Conversation with… Mack Flavelle

This time A Conversation with… tracked down Mack Flavelle, from our 8th graduating class, who is VP of Marketing at Tapstream.

 

  • Tell me about what you are doing now in the Games Industry

I’m VP of Marketing at Tapstream. We’re rocket fuel for mobile apps. We help developers turn their mobile apps into businesses by providing the tools needed to measure and grow their user base. We’re used by some of the biggest apps on earth- including games.

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