Crunch is still par for the course in the games industry, but it doesn't have to be this way, according to the IGDA and studios like Behaviour Interactive.
The Sony veteran most recently supervised development on 2018's God of War. Yumi Yang will now lead Sony Santa Monica.
As one of the first U.S. tech companies to unionize, Kickstarter could be an inspiration for game companies, IGDA's Renee Gittins and Global Game Jam's Kate Edwards tell GameDaily.
The International Game Developers Association's Developer Satisfaction Survey sheds some light on the working conditions of industry professionals. We speak with IGDA executive director Renee Gittins. (Image: Avalanche Studios)
The AARP notes that the average age of gamers is climbing, but is the industry ready to accommodate an older generation? Renee Gittins, executive director of the IGDA weighs in.
As more game studios look to prioritize quality of life for developers, Renee Gittins, executive director of the International Game Developers Association, offers her thoughts.
Freshly appointed IGDA Foundation executive director, Nika Nour, talks with GameDaily about keeping diversity and inclusion work fun and approachable and hopefully putting herself out of a job.
Newly appointed IGDA executive director, Renee Gittins, talks with GameDaily about her vision for the organization and how she wants to give back to the game development community through her new position.
After two years as the public face of the IGDA, MacLean embarks on a new journey at Amazon Game Tech. We caught up with her to talk about why she left and what mark she wants to leave on the game industry as a result of her work.
MacLean will take a one-year position on the IGDA board to assist with the transition while Lucien Parsons steps in as interim Executive Director.