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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Black Excellence in Game Development: The Designer's Dilemma
Speaker(s): Carl Varnado, Jarory DeJesus, Jabari Ali, Kimberly Belair, Pamela Iluore
Company Name(s): Rancho Solano, Housemarque, Skydance Studios, Sweet Baby Inc, Independent
Track / Format: Advocacy

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Overview: In this incredible panel, game designers and industry professionals address how companies can better support black designers in creative and corporate dynamics. Panelists will discuss the value black designers can bring to every team and how to incubate diverse ideas into game design.

Game Developers Conference 2023

Carl Varnado

Rancho Solano

Jarory DeJesus


Jabari Ali

Skydance Studios

Kimberly Belair

Sweet Baby Inc

Pamela Iluore


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