Celia Pearce

Serial instigator: WIG SIG profiles IndieCade co-founder Celia Pearce

Celia Pearce is a 30+ year veteran game designer, college professor, researcher, writer, curator and co-founder of IndieCade. She is a frequent conference speaker and just had two of her games shown at Come Out & Play in New York, her first festival ever! PLEASE...
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Sarah Baylus

Put on those dancin’ shoes: WIG SIG profiles writer Sarah Baylus

Sarah Baylus is the lead writer at Larian Studios, developers of the role-playing games Divinity: Original Sin (2014) and Divinity: Original Sin 2 (2017), hailed as modern classics in their genre. The titles have won over 160 awards such as GameSpot‘s PC Game of the...
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Sophie

You can do anything: WIG SIG profiles PM Sophie Brugmann

Sophie Brugmann is a Production Manager at Build A Rocket Boy. She acts as central point of contact for the development teams and is mainly focused on coordination and scheduling on the technical side across the studios in Budapest and Edinburgh. Before joining the company, Sophie worked as a Game Evaluation Specialist at a publisher in Germany. She then became part of a fast-growing mobile games start-up, where she was leading the administrative/operational side of the business.

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Mission

The IGDA Women in Games (WIG) Special Interest Group (SIG) was formed to create a positive impact on the game industry with respect to gender balance in the workplace and the marketplace. The IGDA WIGSIG offers community, resources and opportunities to those already in the games industry, as well as people seeking to break into the business.

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