Hello game developers! We can’t wait to see you at the Game Developers Conference this year for an exciting after hours event featuring Sledgehammer Games, Microsoft, and Twilio. My name is Jordan Schuetz, and I work here at Twilio as a Senior Product Marketing Manager of Developer Experience.
Twilio and SF Game Development are excited to host a DNA Lounge meetup featuring the COO of Sledgehammer Games, Andrew Wilson. SF Game Development is excited to be partnering with Twilio on this event and has a community of over 1500 game developers, engineers, writers, designers, and students. To RSVP for the FREE event on March 23rd at 6pm PDT, click the link below:
GDC 2022 Party: What to expect
GDC week is filled with tons of fun activities both during and after the conference. For 2022, we hope to see you at DNA Lounge at 375 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA, Wednesday night for our exciting meetup event.
Make sure to arrive at 6pm for some pizza, with technical talks starting at 7:30pm. We will be closing the doors at midnight, so make sure to get there early to leave plenty of time for networking and socializing.
GDC 2022 Speaker lineup
Fireside Chat with Andrew Wilson, COO at Sledgehammer Games
In this Fireside Chat, we are going to have an engaging discussion with the Chief Operating Officer of Sledgehammer Games on what it’s like to run a 450+ person game studio. Sledgehammer Games has worked on producing some of the largest game releases in the industry, so we are super excited to hear from Andrew about his experience and for him to share advice on how to be successful as an indie game developer.
5 Tips for Artists on How to Transition from Games into XR with Jenni Hoang, Art Producer at Microsoft Mixed Reality
In this presentation, hear from Jenni Hoang, an art producer for the Microsoft Mixed Reality team supporting projects building Microsoft's Mesh platform and the metaverse. Many of her colleagues have made the transition from games into XR products, and she is going to cover a few learnings from her experience in this industry and give a few tips and tricks on how to transition from games into XR.
TwilioQuest: Discover Your Power to Change the World with Code with Ryan Kubik, Developer Educator at Twilio
In this talk, hear from Developer Educator Ryan Kubrik on how Twilio is improving the developer experience and consumption of APIs through video games. Developers love video games, and at Twilio, we try to make development fun and easy for everyone. Ryan is going to be showing off the TwilioQuest video game and sharing his tips about developing games in the Phaser HTML5 game engine.
GDC 2022 DJ lineup
Danny Delorean is a local San Francisco DJ focusing his sound around Synthwave, Chiptune and NuDisco genres. His funky beats will keep you dancing and networking for hours, we are really excited to have him perform starting at 6pm.
The Barbary Ghost is a veteran San Francisco DJ and also goes by DJ FACT.50. Josh was voted Best of the Bay 2019 by SF Weekly and is known for his Italo-Horror inspired New Wave/Disco/Prog/Synth band “Profondo Delle Tenebre”. We are excited for him to perform after the technical talks, and have him close out the night.
COVID-19 safety measures
- Masks are required.
- COVID 19 vaccination is required.
- Event will be indoors.
- You must show proof of a booster shot (2nd dose) if you are more than 6 months from your first round. You must also be two weeks past your booster for entry.
- Partially vaccinated, negative test, or Student ID not accepted.
Join us at GDC 2022
We are really excited to see fellow Twilio Developers and game developers at our event at DNA Lounge, 375 Eleventh Street, San Francisco CA, on Wednesday, March 23rd 2022 from 6pm-midnight PDT. Make sure to get there at 6pm, and arrive before 7:30pm when the talks begin. We can’t wait to see you there.
Make sure to click the link below to register for FREE on Meetup.com.
Jordan Schuetz is a Senior Product Marketing Manager for Developer Experience at Twilio. He can be reached at jschuetz [at] twilio.com