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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Have Laptop, Will Telecommute: Working Globally in Games
Speaker(s): Alexandra M. Lucas, Heidi McDonald, Michelle Clough, Toiya Kristen Finley, Patrick Coursey
Company Name(s): Independent, Disruptor Beam, Freelance, Schnoodle Media, LLC, Freelance
Track / Format: Career Development

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Overview: Working remotely is increasingly the norm; while convenient, this method of game development comes with a unique set of challenges. These America- and Canada-based writers and designers have worked remotely with game studios of varying sizes all over the world, from Pakistan to the UK to Ukraine. They will share their expertise for navigating remote international collaboration, including tips regarding taxes, visas, scheduling meetings across time zones, and more.

GDC 2019

Alexandra M. Lucas


Heidi McDonald

Disruptor Beam

Michelle Clough


Toiya Kristen Finley

Schnoodle Media, LLC

Patrick Coursey


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Career Development

Game Career / Education