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Saturday, October 24 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Game Development in the Spanish-Speaking World

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Indie developers also speak Spanish - it is after all one of the three most spoken languages in the world. Our panelists come from different Spanish-speaking countries, and will discuss what it means to be an independent game creator outside of the English-speaking realm, what challenges they face, and how a common language outside may help in creating a different community of game makers and players. 

Speakers
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Jeb Alvarado

Game Designer
Jeb Alvarado is a game designer and theatre expat with a focus on collaborative and educational game experiences. Originally from Puerto Rico, he co-founded Kraniumtivity Games and the Puerto Rican chapter of the International Game Developers Association. He went on to lead production and design efforts at the island’s first major game studio, Space Rhino Games, and has served as a consultant for classroom-based game initiatives. He has... Read More →
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David Canela

Game Designer, Tequila Works
Spanish Game Designer. For 7 years I have worked on different companies in Spain (Pyro Studios, Gameloft, Virtual Toys) and currently working at Tequila Works. I have worked in different types of games (open world, MOBA, shooters, adventure...), platforms (PC, Consoles, Mobile, Facebook) and monetization methods.
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Andrea Morales Coto

Strategic Designer, Parsons
Andrea Morales Coto is a strategic designer with a special interest in how games’ systematic impact is shaped by distribution chains. She is pursuing an MFA degree in Transdisciplinary Design at Parsons. Before coming to New York she worked as a brand strategist and transmedia creator and helped found the first interaction design graduate school in Central America. She wishes to bring design thinking and service design to the games industry... Read More →
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Elaine Gomez

Game Designer, Independent
Elaine Gomez is an independent designer and graduate student in the Interactive Media and Games Division at the University of Southern California. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion. She believes that being mindful of social struggles and actively taking part in tearing down negative cycles is the only way to truly bring about change. She is interested in intersecting social issues, game studies research, and game design to create... Read More →
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Edgar Serrano

CEO, LIENZO
Edgar has had an interest in games and their social reach and impact. He Co-founded Lienzo, a videogame development studio in Chihuahua, Mexico. Their latest venture has taken them deep into indigenous tribes and how they can be best represented in videogames.


Saturday October 24, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm
Theater Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd, Culver City, CA 90236

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