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Session Name: Freelancing: How to Live the Dream and Avoid the Nightmare
Speaker(s): Greg Buchanan
Company Name(s): Independent
Track / Format: Career Development

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Overview: Whether driven by a need to build experience, by unemployment, or by a proactive choice to give their loyalty to a project rather than to a particular company, many developers will become freelancers at some point in their careers. In this talk, Greg Buchanan (writer of 'No Man's Sky: Atlas Rises') will discuss strategies to cope with the positive and negative aspects of freelance work both financially and psychologically, and ultimately build your craft and reputation through international work.

GDC 2019

Greg Buchanan


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Career Development

Game Career / Education