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HOFT Speaker Series: Jason Schklar [Topic: UI/UX]

  • HOFT Institute 2400 Pearl Street Austin, TX, 78705 United States (map)

Game UX is much more than just UI, HUD, menus, fonts, and on screen text. It's about core gameplay, key mechanics, feedback, engagement, retention, monetization... In short, UX is everything.

In his talk, Jason Schklar will cover some of the more traditional UI/UX roles available in the industry and will explain how UX is vital to the success of your games and ultimately your studio.

About the speaker:

Jason has led teams and provided product, design, and UX direction both as a sought after consultant and as a studio leader at Amazon, Disney, Microsoft, and Zynga.

From mobile games based on cherished IPs like Star Wars, Walking Dead, and Major League Baseball to Facebook games that generated > $500M lifetime revenue to critically acclaimed AAA PC and Console games to smart-phone controlled toys like BB-8 to the occasional VR/AR project, Jason has done it all.

Earlier Event: October 12